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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott responds to football players threatening opt-outs

The Pac-12 responded Monday to football players who have threaten to opt-out of the season because of concerns related to health and safety, racial injustice and economic rights with a letter touting the conference’s work in those areas and an invitation to meet later this week. A letter from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, dated Aug. 3, was sent to 12 football players leading the #WeAreUnited movement. The letter was obtained by The Associated Press and first reported by Sports Illustrated. Th...
Tags: Health, Business, Sports, Social Media, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Associated Press, Washington State, Usc, Rose Bowl, Players Tribune, Ucla, Dallas Morning News, Woods

Apple and UCLA Launch Depression and Anxiety Study

Apple is teaming up with the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) to launch a three-year study to understand how sleep, physical activity, heart rate, and daily routine can impact anxiety and depression (via CNBC). Kicking off this week, the study was co-designed by researchers at UCLA and Apple, and it will utilize the iPhone, Apple Watch, and Beddit sleep tracker that Apple owns and sells. UCLA and Apple hope the study will "revolutionize detection and treatment of depression." C...
Tags: Health, UCLA

Alexander: Terry Cannon was a baseball subversive, in the best of ways

If you believe in heaven, just know that it is a quirkier, more passionate and more creative place today. Terry Cannon, a librarian by occupation, a man of many and varied interests and the creator of what Jim Bouton called the “People’s Hall of Fame” in Pasadena’s Baseball Reliquary, lost his battle with bile duct cancer Saturday. He was 67. Baseball was only one of his interests, though the Reliquary and the companion Institute for Baseball Studies at Whittier College were the things for which...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Pasadena, Terry, Hall of Fame, Ucla, Alexander, Mary, Huntington Beach, Jackie Robinson, Cooperstown, Cannon, Whittier

Ex-UCLA gynecologist faces 20 additional charges

Dr. James Mason Heaps LOS ANGELES — An obstetrician-gynecologist formerly employed by UCLA now faces a total of 20 felony counts charging him with sexually assaulting seven patients between 2011 and 2018, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Dr. James Mason Heaps, 63, of Woodland Hills, initially faced charges involving two alleged victims. He pleaded not guilty to the newly filed charges Monday and was taken into custody and ordered to return to court on Sept. 1...
Tags: News, Sexual Assault, Office, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Bail, Ucla, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Woodland Hills, Weinstein, UCLA Medical Center, James Mason

Poshmark clothing resellers are becoming Instagram influencers to increase sales and make money from brand sponsorships

Poshmark is a social shopping app where users can resell clothing from their own closets or thrift stores. Some sellers earn tens of thousands of dollars in sales. Some Poshmark resellers are using social-media apps like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok to not only grow their audiences, but also drive sales. "I think I would still be making a part-time income if it wasn't for Instagram," said Coco Cohen of Color Resale, a full-time Poshmark reseller and boutique owner from Portland, Oregon. Busi...
Tags: Instagram, Etsy, Trends, Social Media, Portland Oregon, Ucla, Cohen, KAO, Instagram YouTube, Rollo, Poshmark, Coco Cohen, TikTok YouTube, Jack Ermisch, Ermisch, Emma Rogue

UCLA’s Chris Smith withdraws name from NBA Draft

The gang is getting back together for the UCLA men’s basketball team for the 2020-21 season. Guard Chris Smith has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft and is returning to UCLA, CBS Sports reported on Monday, the last day that draft prospects could return to their colleges. Smith won the Pac-12’s Most Improved Player award last season. He led the Bruins in scoring with 13.1 points per game, while adding 5.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals. With Smith back for his senior season, UCLA has al...
Tags: Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Smith, Ucla, Chris Smith, Bruins, Etiwanda, Mick Cronin, UCLA Basketball, Johnny Juzang, Jaylen Clark, Peyton Watson

Stephanie Allain Selected for PGA/UCLA Vision Award (EXCLUSIVE)

Stephanie Allain has been selected as this year’s recipient of the PGA/UCLA Vision Award for her work championing visionary filmmakers of color and women. The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television made the announcement Monday. The award, presented by the UCLA TFT Producers Program in consultation with the Producers Guild of America, is being […]
Tags: News, Producers Guild of America, Ucla, UCLA School of Theater Film and Television, Stephanie Allain, PGA UCLA, UCLA TFT Producers Program

From fleeing Cambodia to helping build Mars rover, JPL engineer embodies ‘perseverance’

The bird-chirp alarm in Ny Sou Okon’s Pasadena home went off at 4 a.m. Thursday morning, July 30, signaling to her 8-year-old and 4-year-old sons that it was time to wake up. The day had come. The boys climbed out of bed and met their parents in the living room. Okon’s older son still squinted at the light. The family sat on the sofa and tuned into YouTube Live on the television above their fireplace. They set up a laptop on the coffee table, where Okon and her husband logged into a digital view...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Texas, News, California, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Nasa, Earth, Thailand, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Cambodia, Mars

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Aug. 3-10

  The Apeta Momonga Mission Trail as it goes west from Corbin Avenue in Porter Ranch to Chatsworth, Sept. 25, 2018. The equestrian and hiking trail is a designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (No. 1177 adopted on Feb. 27, 2019). (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here is a sampling of upcoming onl...
Tags: Cook, Animals, Cancer, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Las Vegas, Hunter S Thompson, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, Sherman, Jada, Brad Sherman

Why local lawmakers are declaring racism a public health crisis

Dr. Ravi Kavasery says he sees systemic racism at work every day on the job. Kavasery is a physician with AltaMed Health Services, one of the nation’s largest federally qualified health clinics that serves about 300,000 patients in Los Angeles and Orange counties. About 90% of AltaMed’s patients are on Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid health program, most are Latino immigrants or children of immigrants, some are undocumented and roughly 25% are uninsured. “The very first thing I see is patients w...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Neil Young, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Wisconsin, Pasadena, Race Relations, Environmental Protection Agency, Medicaid, Jones, Ucla

How to Prepare for Rising Stress Ahead

When a big storm is forecast to come our way, Katie, my wife, starts to plan ahead, just in case we lose power: non-perishable food in the pantry (check), flashlights with working batteries (check), gas in the car (check), some cash on hand (check). She reminds family members to charge up their phones and laptops. The havoc the storm may, or may not, cause is unknown but she has taken proactive steps to get us through. If you travel by air, you’re acquainted with the standard safety instructio...
Tags: Wellness, Leadership, Careers, America, Gulf of Mexico, Ucla, Katie, Rae, American Psychological Association, New York Presbyterian, Herb Pardes, COVID, Shelly Taylor

Pac-12 football players release demands in letter to conference

In an unprecedented moment of unity in college sports history, a group of Pac-12 football players are banding together to make a series of demands ahead of the 2020 season. In an article published in The Players’ Tribune titled “#WeAreUnited”, the players threatened to opt-out of fall camp and games in the coming months unless the conference addresses concerns the players have both about safety due to COVID-19, social justice and financial imbalances in college athletics. “#WeAreUnited in our co...
Tags: Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Pac-12, Usc, Stanford University, Rose Bowl, Players Tribune, Ucla, Scott, San Fernando Valley, USC UCLA, Larry Scott, Caleb Johnson

Sparks’ comeback attempt falls short in loss to Storm

The Los Angeles Sparks had fought most of the way back from a 17-point deficit against the Seattle Storm on Saturday night. A Nneka Ogwumike layup brought the Sparks within three with 4:50 to play. But Seattle guard Jordin Canada wouldn’t allow a comeback. The former UCLA standout made a layup on the next possession, then found Jewell Loyd for a 3-pointer to rebuild the lead to eight. Then Canada hit two free throws with 35.5 seconds left, and the Sparks suffered a defensive collapse on an in-bo...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Canada, Soccer, Connecticut, Seattle, Ucla, Sparks, Parker, Derek Fisher, Fisher, IMG Academy, Seattle Storm

Chargers release Andre Patton, Roderic Teamer to reach 80-man roster limit

The Chargers released six players Saturday to meet the 80-man roster limit required for a full-team practice. Wide receiver Andre Patton, safety Roderic Teamer, tight end Andrew Vollert, defensive tackle P.J. Johnson, offensive tackle Koda Martin and tight end Jared Rice were released, the team announced. Patton and Teamer were the biggest surprises from the cutdown list. Patton played in 13 games last year and often served as the team’s third wide receiver behind Keenan Allen and Mike Williams....
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Keenan Allen, Ucla, James, Los-angeles-chargers, Patton, Tom Telesco, Anthony Lynn, Joey Bosa, Joe Reed, Jared Rice, Derwin James

USC-UCLA game ‘likely’ to be moved from Sept. 26 to later in the season, Mike Bohn says

USC and UCLA may have just found a new, earlier date for their football matchup, but that date isn’t set in stone yet. After the Pac-12 announced its new football schedule on Friday, USC athletic director Mike Bohn sent an email to donors saying it was “likely” the game with UCLA will be moved to a later date. The Trojans and Bruins are set to face each other in the first week of the season on Sept. 26 at the Rose Bowl. But the Pac-12’s schedule allows teams to delay games to bye weeks or the fi...
Tags: Sports, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Usc, Ucla, Bruins, Daniels, USC UCLA, Bohn, USC Football, Mike Bohn, UCLA Football, College-football, CB Prophet Brown Former USC

Rookie RB Joshua Kelley moves on from UCLA days to create Chargers memories

Joshua Kelley learned he’s an irritable person after dealing with the limitations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a somewhat shocking revelation coming from the cheery Chargers rookie running back. “I didn’t know,” Kelley said Friday in a Zoom interview. “There’s people who try to be like, ‘Oh, man. This dude is cool. He’s really nice.’ I didn’t know how irritable I am. How really annoyed I get.” It’s hard to believe Kelley’s self discovery, especially after he smiled throughout his 20-minut...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Ncaa, UC Davis, Jackson, Usc, Rose Bowl, Ucla, Southern California, Los Angeles Chargers, Lancaster, Pasadena California, Herbert

UCLA hosts USC at the Rose Bowl to open its 2020 football schedule

UCLA football will facing its not-so-friendly neighbor to start the 2020 season. The Bruins’ new schedule, released Friday as part of the Pac-12’s reveal of its new 10-game conference slate, starts at the Rose Bowl against crosstown rival USC. The teams have the same bye week at the end of October, so if the game must be rescheduled due to a COVID-19 outbreak, it can be done so without much difficulty. After facing the Trojans, UCLA will travel to play Oregon State. The Bruins then return to Pas...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, Washington, Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Boulder, Washington State, Pasadena, Seattle, Oregon State, Usc, Rose Bowl

Pac-12 sets new 2020 football schedule as doubt lingers

If everything goes according to plan, the Pac-12 will start its football season in eight weeks. But as with everything in college sports in 2020, that’s a big “if”. The Pac-12 announced on Friday its CEO group had approved plans to move to a 10-game conference schedule for the 2020 season, with an opening weekend of Sept. 26. But with the COVID-19 pandemic a looming presence, commissioner Larry Scott admitted there’s no guarantee a football season even happens this fall. “I don’t know,” Scott sa...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Las Vegas, Oregon State, Pac-12, Usc, Ucla, Scott, Bruins, Daniels, Aukerman, Larry Scott

USC faces UCLA to open 10-game Pac-12 football schedule

USC will be staying close to home to start the 2020 season. The Pac-12’s new football schedule was released Friday as the conference adjusts to the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new schedule has USC opening the season with three games against in-state opponents, starting with a road game against UCLA on Sept. 26. It will be the first time the crosstown rivals have played in September since 1945. The Trojans will follow up with a home game against Cal before traveling to Stanford. U...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Washington State, Usc, Ucla, Eugene, Arizona State

Bryan Cranston reveals he had COVID-19 and donated plasma to UCLA

'Breaking Bad' actor Bryan Cranston posted a video documenting his COVID-19 journey and his experience donating his plasma to UCLA.
Tags: News, Bryan Cranston, Ucla

Archaeologist Thinks He’s Found Early Portrait of God

Recent excavations in the ancient Kingdom of Judah, close to Jerusalem in Israel, has unearthed a number of anthropomorphic male figurine heads from the 10th century B.C. A bearded man with a square flat-topped head, protruding nose, holes for earrings, and somewhat bulging eyes. The similarity between the figurine heads suggests that they depict the same figure, but who is this oddly shaped character? In an article published this week, archaeologist and Hebrew University professor Yosef Garfink...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, David, The Daily Beast, Ucla, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Iowa, Isaiah, Baal, University of Tel Aviv, Hebrew University, Yahweh, Kingdom of Judah, Garfinkel, Robert Cargill

Gene Harbrecht, a longtime Register editor, was a ‘newsman to his core’

He got tear gas in his eyes covering unrest at Kent State. He compared cowboy boots with his childhood hero, Gene Autry. He drove a BMW S1000XR motorcycle. Gene Harbrecht, 67, was killed Thursday, July 30 near his Santa Ana home in a crash that is being investigated as a potential hit-and-run. He is survived by his wife Patt. Harbrecht, an editor at the Orange County Register – and, later, the Southern California News Group – since March 26, 1984, was always ready to go. Trips to spring training...
Tags: News, Angels, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Orange County, Smith, Ohio State, White House Correspondents Association, Karl Rove, Usc, Cleveland Indians, Ucla, Southern California

Bryan Cranston Recovers From Covid-19, Donates Plasma: ‘I Was One of the Lucky Ones’

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston has revealed via Instagram that he contracted COVID-19. Now recovered and with the antibodies, he has decided to donate plasma to aid scientific research of the virus. Cranston made the announcement with a two-minute video in which he takes his followers through the plasma donation process at the UCLA Blood […]
Tags: Breaking Bad, News, Instagram, Bryan Cranston, Ucla, Cranston, Coronavirus

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, July 30-Aug. 6

    Dance instructor Leslie Ferreira teaches how to perform the Cumbia dance style. The online event is part of the Music Center’s summertime Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo courtesy of the Music Center)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 30-Aug. 6.   EVENTS   Drive ‘N Drag: Winners from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and more fan-favorite drag queens entertain, July 31- Aug. 2 (change from previous dates; show times vary). Check website for participating personalit...
Tags: Food, Art, Facebook, Books, Music, Politics, New York, Movies, Congress, La, Restaurants, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago

UCLA's tentative football schedule includes game against USC in Week 2

UCLA's proposed revised schedule starts with rivalry games California and USC, originally scheduled for later in the season.
Tags: News, California, Sports, Usc, Ucla

Joe Kelly wins hearts, Dodgers win game in Houston

Joe Kelly #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after a series of high inside pitches to Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Both benches emptied after words were exchanged. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw, left, yells toward Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa after the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Houston. Both benches emptied onto the field during th...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Marlins, Will Smith, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Ucla, Joe Kelly, Alexander, Kelly

Dodgers reminded of coronavirus risks with Marlins’ outbreak

LOS ANGELES — An outbreak of coronavirus among the Miami Marlins has sent shockwaves rippling throughout Major League Baseball. Less than a week into a delayed and abbreviated season, games are being canceled for health and safety reasons. The Marlins – with half of their roster reportedly testing positive for the virus – will not play for at least a week and MLB has had to make other revisions to the schedule. The New York Yankees have had to change opponents and will play the Baltimore Orioles...
Tags: Washington, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, San Diego, Mlb, Marlins, Houston, Los-angeles-dodgers, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Miami Marlins

Alexander: Are we close to pulling the plug on MLB and NFL for 2020?

We have all wanted so desperately for this to work. It’s an experiment, really, a one-of-its-kind venture played out over several different stages in several different ways. The risks hit home with a resounding thud Monday, when baseball games in two cities had to be canceled and an outbreak of the coronavirus among the Miami Marlins brought into stark relief just how risky it is to conduct sports in a pandemic on anything even close to an “as usual” basis. When MLB announced Tuesday that the Ma...
Tags: Abc, Washington, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Mlb, Chargers, Miami, Philadelphia, Good Morning America, Marlins, Minnesota Vikings, NHL, Oakland

Dodgers lose another starting pitcher as Alex Wood goes to IL

LOS ANGELES — Even with the subtraction of Hyun-Jin Ryu, Rich Hill and Kenta Maeda this offseason, the Dodgers frequently bragged about their starting pitching depth heading into 2020. But the subtractions have continued. Alex Wood became the third left-handed pitcher from their expected rotation sidelined when he went on the Injured List with shoulder inflammation Tuesday. Wood joins Clayton Kershaw (back stiffness) on the IL. David Price has opted not to play this season. Dodgers manager Dave ...
Tags: Hollywood, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Mlb, Marlins, Houston, Wood, Los-angeles-dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Ucla, West Hollywood, DAVE ROBERTS

UCLA, UCI and Hoag hospitals score high in annual ratings

LOS ANGELES — Three Southern California hospitals — UCLA Health, UCI Health and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian — received high marks Tuesday in the annual rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report, which judged them to be among America’s best hospitals. The rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients and conditions. For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and co...
Tags: News, California, California News, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Hospital, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Pasadena, Orange County, Ucla, Southern California, Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Hoag