Saturday, January 30, 2016

No Eviction by the VA

Blog readers may recall that there was pressure to evict UCLA from its use of the Jackie Robinson Stadium in the VA complex. Apparently, the university has averted that fate (at a cost):

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald today announced a stronger academic affiliation to benefit our nation’s veterans as UCLA committed to providing $1.15 million annually in support of new programs and services, approximately $200,000 of in-kind contributions and $300,000 a year in fair-market rent for the continued use of Jackie Robinson Stadium. New and expanded services will include mental health, family support, legal advocacy and recreation services...

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