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Gov. Jerry Brown requested the California wildfires be designated a major natural disaster by the federal government. This distinction grants the state more fiscal and physical aid. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Wildfires across California declared major disaster due to destructive impacts

President Donald Trump approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s request to classify California’s massive wildfires as a major disaster Monday. The declaration will help residents of Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles counties get additional resources such as air quality control, shelter, water and transportation from federal agencies. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown requested the California wildfires be designated a major natural disaster by the federal government. This distinction grants the state more fiscal and physical aid. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown requested the California wildfires be designated a major natural disaster by the federal government. This distinction grants the state more fiscal and physical aid. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC President Janet Napolitano served as secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama when he created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. She is now leading the fight to uphold the program. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin)

Federal appellate court sides with UC Regents in fight to preserve DACA

A federal appeals court supported the University of California Board of Regents in their case against the current federal administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano served as secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama when he created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. She is now leading the fight to uphold the program. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin)

UC President Janet Napolitano served as secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama when he created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. She is now leading the fight to uphold the program. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin)

Californians voted on 11 propositions. Proposition 6 failed, as California voters chose to protect the gas tax, but Proposition 10, which would have allowed local rent control, failed. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Midterm elections result in Democrats taking House while Republicans keep Senate

This post was updated Nov. 7 at 4:04 p.m. Democrats won control of the House of Representatives by a wide margin while the Republican Party maintained control and added seats in the Senate. Read more...

Photo: Californians voted on 11 propositions. Proposition 6 failed, as California voters chose to protect the gas tax, but Proposition 10, which would have allowed local rent control, failed. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Californians voted on 11 propositions. Proposition 6 failed, as California voters chose to protect the gas tax, but Proposition 10, which would have allowed local rent control, failed. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)

UCLA community members consider ramifications of Harvard admissions lawsuit

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:42 p.m. Members of the UCLA community said they think an ongoing federal case in Boston concerning affirmative action and college admissions could have consequences on race relations in America. Read more...

Photo: The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)

The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)

A University of California employee union ended its three-day strike Thursday with hopes the UC will return to bargaining with better offers of health care benefits, retirement benefits and job security. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

AFSCME strike comes to a close with hopes of new deal for UC employees

A University of California employee union ended its three-day strike Thursday with hopes the UC will return to bargaining with better offers of health care benefits, retirement benefits and job security. Read more...

Photo: A University of California employee union ended its three-day strike Thursday with hopes the UC will return to bargaining with better offers of health care benefits, retirement benefits and job security. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

A University of California employee union ended its three-day strike Thursday with hopes the UC will return to bargaining with better offers of health care benefits, retirement benefits and job security. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Kevin de León (left), a U.S. Senate candidate and state senator, and Kathryn Lybarger (right), the president of AFSCME Local 3299, stand in front of a crowd of protestors. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

AFSCME Local 3299 continues to second day of strike with student support

This post was updated Oct. 29 at 11:14 p.m. A University of California employee union rallied for the second day around Westwood, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Wilshire Boulevard. Read more...

Photo: Kevin de León (left), a U.S. Senate candidate and state senator, and Kathryn Lybarger (right), the president of AFSCME Local 3299, stand in front of a crowd of protestors. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kevin de León (left), a U.S. Senate candidate and state senator, and Kathryn Lybarger (right), the president of AFSCME Local 3299, stand in front of a crowd of protestors. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)

US Rep. Brad Sherman, Chancellor Block exchange letters on SJP and free speech

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:35 p.m. Chancellor Gene Block said in a letter addressed to U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman that the university would not cancel a national conference the congressman finds exclusionary and anti-Semitic. Read more...

Photo: Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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