Thursday, July 31, 2014
Anyway, here are some sources:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
ABC 7... got pranked by a caller the station put on the air as "DWP spokesman Louis Slungpue." He blamed the break on activity in one of the Pauley Pavilion locker room — either a cherry bomb in the toilet or "a very large dump." While co-anchor Ellen Leyva pressed "are you 100% sure about this?" a male voice could be heard mumbling "it's a fake call."
As a result of the delays, most students will not be able to apply the grants to their fall-term tuition bills but will be able to use the entire year's amount for their winter and spring tabs...
Full story at http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-ln-middle-class-scholarship-delay-20140729-story.html
There is some good news from the LA Times today:
"(T)here’s something even more unusual than being killed by lightning -- dying in a flood."
The Board of Regents of the University of Texas system voted unanimously on Tuesday to name Adm. William H. McRaven as the sole finalist to replace Francisco G. Cigarroa as chancellor of the 15-campus system, the board announced in a news release. Admiral McRaven, who is now commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, is best known for planning the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Under state law, the board must wait at least 21 days after announcing the final candidates before making an appointment. If appointed, Admiral McRaven would begin his new duties in January 2015...
Full story at chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/admiral-is-named-as-sole-finalist-to-lead-u-of-texas-system/82909
You have to be careful in selecting admirals for non-Navy jobs. Some of them may be uncertain of what they are supposed to do:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
It could be worse:
UPDATE: UCLA's notice of the flooding is at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/water-main-break-at-sunset-and-westwood-boulevards
The Bruin has an article with a photo at http://dailybruin.com/2014/07/29/ucla-underwater-after-water-main-bursts/
|Sometimes it pays to move fast|
Governor Brown recently signed a bill allowing such fast-track docs to practice.