Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:51 am
What officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center are calling a "big exercise'' on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms will be held today.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:46 am
A search was underway for an armed man who confronted a UCLA student in Westwood early today, but she wasn't hurt.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:33 am
Steve Alford marked today's 104th anniversary of the birth of John Wooden by having breakfast at the Tarzana restaurant frequented by his late legendary predecessor as UCLA men's basketball coach for the second consecutive year.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:11 am
Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center plan to hold a "big exercise'' Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, according to UCLA's medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:31 am
Fall has arrived, which means the kids are back to school, football season is in full swing and the weather should start to cool. It also marks the start of flu season.
Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 9:01 am
A fun-filled, charitable event will take place on the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 5 in the form of the 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier as part of a partnership between Mattel and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.
Posted Sep. 29, 2014, 10:10 am
About 6,500 new UCLA students are hitting the streets of Los Angeles today to do good deeds.
Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:09 am
U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the nation's best colleges released on Tuesday ranked UCLA tied for 23rd and USC tied for 25th.
Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:35 am
A 46-year-old African American UCLA facilities employee arrested for obstruction and resisting arrest by campus police last week is accusing the department of racial profiling and violating his civil rights, it was reported today.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:14 am
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide and the leading cause of vision loss among adults 55 or older. However, unlike many other eye diseases, vision loss from cataracts can be treated. In fact, cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States and boasts a high success rate.
Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:19 am
Employees and students of UCLA as well as others whose vehicles were damaged when a water main break sent about 20 million gallons onto the north side of the school's campus are being offered emergency financial assistance.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 3:06 pm
UCLA was added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation over the handling of sexual abuse complaints, university officials confirmed today, although no specifics were released about what prompted the probe.
Posted Aug. 8, 2014, 9:14 am
To Jesus Moreno III, Santa Monica “is a small town within a big city.” And as this football star moves on to UCLA to major in biology with the hopes of becoming an orthopedic surgeon one day, he will remain loyal to this city that has treated him so well.
Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:37 am
“World Breastfeeding Week” is Aug. 1-8 and The BirthPlace at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is acknowledging this occasion by increasing breastfeeding awareness.
Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 9:05 am
The owners of vehicles damaged at UCLA parking garages by last week's flood are expected to begin retrieving them today.
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:04 am
Sunset Boulevard was reopened today, six days after being closed down by a 20-million-gallon flood that resulted from a water main rupture and also inundated parts of the UCLA campus.
Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 8:55 am
Repairs are complete and repaving will start today on Sunset Boulevard, where an antiquated cast-iron main ruptured and caused extensive flooding in parts of Westwood last week.
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 9:08 am
Work is nearing completion on repairs to a busted water main that sent at least 20 million gallons of water surging onto the UCLA campus and the surrounding community Tuesday.
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 8:59 am
Had you been walking around near UCLA last Tuesday, which of the following two things would you have least imagined might happen to you: One, you would find yourself confronting a tornado with man-eating sharks spinning around inside of it. Two, the pavement in the street before you would crack open and a giant geyser of water would shoot out of the hole causing untold damage to the campus of UCLA?
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:14 am
The owners of some of the 900-or-so vehicles that became inaccessible when a water main break flooded Sunset Boulevard and parts of UCLA this week were invited to retrieve their rides today.
Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 9:18 am
A stretch of Sunset Boulevard near UCLA will remain closed today as repairs continue to damage caused by the rupture of a 93-year-old 30-inch-diameter water main that sent an estimated 8 million to 10 million gallons cascading down the street and into the campus.
Posted Jul. 29, 2014, 10:01 am
Summer is now in full swing – and a perfect time to remind families to make sure they’re doing all they can to enjoy a summer that’s safe and healthy.
Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 12:12 pm
The UCLA Health System's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2014–15 Honor Roll. UCLA was ranked number five in the country and number one in both California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Posted Jun. 19, 2014, 8:47 am
Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions affecting older adults. Approximately one-third of the population between ages 65 and 74 has some form of hearing loss and this number increases to 50 percent after age 75.
Posted Jun. 5, 2014, 8:26 am
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is hosting mini-CPR trainings today to teach local residents the simple techniques that can help a friend, neighbor or community member survive a life-threatening cardiac event.