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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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UCLA Math Pros Funded to Map Spread of Disease
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020

Andrea Bertozzi Uncertainty about COVID-19 transmission rates has been one of the major challenges for health care systems in the United States and around the world. UCLA mathematics professors Andrea Bertozzi and Mason Porter will use mathematical modeling, incorporating the specific features of COVID-19,...

UCLA Health: Will Sick People’s Blood Yield a Treatment?
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020

UCLA has joined a nationwide effort to study whether convalescent plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 may yield a treatment for the deadly virus. Convalescent plasma is a liquid component collected from the blood of people who have recovered from COVID-19. There is currently...

UCLA Participating in Clinical Trial to Test Anti-Viral Drug Against COVID-19
Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

UCLA Health is one of 75 sites around the globe participating in a clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health to test the effectiveness of a candidate anti-viral drug against COVID-19. The drug, called remdesivir, was originally developed as a treatment for Ebolavirus. Although found...

UCLA Engineer Makes Low-Cost Ventilator from Home Depot Parts (Video)

A UCLA Biodesign Fellow has developed in one week, a working, low-cost ventilator prototype built from parts purchased at Home Depot. If additional development with medical-grade materials, further testing and clinical studies yield positive results, the device could have the potential to provide much-needed...

Study Shows How Long COVID-19 Lives on Cardboard, Metal, Plastic
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020

UCLA Biology professor James Lloyd-Smith, a co-author of the study. The virus that causes COVID-19 remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found. The study suggests that people may acquire the coronavirus through the...

UCLA Health: Important to Care for Dry Hands After Washing Them So Much
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020

More people are upping up their hand washing game now that the CDC and health officials have emphasized that regular hand washing is imperative to helping curb the spread of COVID-19. But there’s one step we all tend to forget after washing our hands or applying hand sanitizer – that critical...

Women’s Hoops: Bruins Down Trojans to Tie School Record
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020

The UCLA women’s basketball team matched the best start to a season in program history on Sunday, notching its 12th-straight victory in the Bruins’ 83-59 victory over USC in Pauley Pavilion presented by Wescom. With the win, the unbeaten Bruins are now tied with the 1980-81 squad for the...

UCLA’s Savage Named National Pitching Coach of the Year
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

UCLA head baseball coach John Savage was recently named the National Pitching Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball. Savage is the 17th winner of the prestigious award, which is chosen by a committee of previous winners. Savage will be presented with the award at the upcoming American Baseball Coaches...

UCLA Chancellor Issues Message to Campus Community
Monday, Jan 30, 2017

UCLA Chancellor Gene D. Block Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh sent the following message to the UCLA campus community on Sunday, Jan. 29.   This past week, as most of you are well aware, President Trump signed an executive order that suspends entry into...

UCLA/NPS: L.A. Area is a Mecca for Mountain Lions
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Los Angeles is one of only two megacities — Mumbai, India, is the other — where large predatory cats live among us, and they’re closer to human development than you might think. Mountain lions are rarely seen, but they occasionally prowl near human habitats, according to a study by UCLA and the...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
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