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Crime

Oct. 2, 2021 3:08 a.m.
Roebling block party sees multiple blazes as firefighters, law enforcement respond

Students started two fires at Friday night’s Roebling block party. (Anika Chakrabarti/Assistant Photo editor)

This post was updated Oct. 3 at 11:39 p.m.
Two fires broke out on Roebling Avenue on Friday night after several individuals lit cardboard boxes and furniture on fire.

By Anushka Chakrabarti and Christine Tran

Campus

Oct. 1, 2021 1:18 a.m.
Students evacuate as fire breaks out in De Neve Plaza

This post was updated Oct. 3 at 11:32 p.m.
Students in De Neve Plaza were evacuated Thursday night after a fire started in a building. 
There was at least one Los Angeles Fire Department truck and a UCLA maintenance truck in the De Neve courtyard around 11 p.m.

By Anushka Chakrabarti and Justin Jung

California

Oct. 14, 2020 1:26 a.m.

UCLA, UCSF medical faculty say wildfires may exacerbate health effects of COVID-19

California’s wildfire smoke and COVID-19 could create an unforeseen mixture of adverse health effects for the state’s residents, UCLA medical faculty said.
Although little is known about long-term exposure to air pollutants like wildfire smoke and its particulates, there are preliminary studies that show the number and severity of COVID-19 cases are higher in areas with high air pollution, said Stephanie Christenson, a doctor and an assistant professor of pulmonology at UC San Francisco.

By Sarah Nelson

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