We noted in an earlier post that after blocking off the Ackerman bus turnaround and parking structure 6 - the site of the planned UCLA Grand Hotel - not much had been done other than messing up some landscaping in the area. It appeared that the intent was really to mark the territory in the face of pending litigation.
In any case, yours truly went by the site late last Thursday to see if anything visible had been accomplished on the site. As the photos below indicate, it's still much as it was earlier. Messed up landscaping at some locations but no sign of work going on or workers to do it.
So it appears that the medium is the message UCLA intends to send: