UCLA Parking in 1961 before more elaborate above- and below-ground parking structures became the norm.
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Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-Sacramento), a primary proponent of the new funding, said she'd work to overcome Brown's objections. “I’ll do whatever lobbying I have to do to get it done," she said.
Full story at http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-pc-california-university-funding-20140829-story.html
Atkins may get egg on her face but you never know what might hatch:
Friday, August 29, 2014
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|Example of a 1950s D.A. haircut. Google it to find out what D.A. stood for back then.|
A state appeals court ruled Wednesday that a UCLA political science professor cannot be criminally prosecuted for an alleged conflict of interest after he was involved in the hiring of his wife as a program assistant at the university...
Hundreds of students and alumni joined a Facebook group soon after in support of (the professor).
The case was dismissed in 2013 after a judge ruled that a state government code (the professor) allegedly violated, section 1090, does not apply to UC employees. The district attorney’s office later appealed the ruling, leading to Wednesday’s decision.
Full story at http://dailybruin.com/2014/08/28/court-rules-ucla-professor-cant-be-prosecuted-for-conflict-of-interest/
Thursday, August 28, 2014
In faculty recruitment, consider the cost of living and, for someone from Kansas, the high cost of leaving
Obviously, there are variations within California with more rural areas having lower costs. You can find an interactive map for metropolitan statistical areas at http://taxfoundation.org/blog/real-value-100-metropolitan-areas. None the less, the bulk of UC faculty live in areas with higher-than-average costs of living, a fact that can lead to understatement of salary lags.