February 6, 2013 |
Scott Quessenbery, one of the top centers in the nation, has signed with UCLA. GRAPHIC: UCLA recruits Quessenbery, who is 6 feet 4, 276 pounds, played at Encinitas La Costa Canyon High School. He is ranked fifth at his position by Rivals.com and seventh by Scout.com. Jake Brendel, UCLA's current starting center, had a solid year and is only a sophomore. ALSO: National signing day: UCLA gets Isaac Savaiinaea National signing day: UCLA lands defensive end Kylie Fitts National signing day: UCLA gets Sean Covington, Caleb Benenoc
September 21, 2012 |
Two of the most prestigious names in Southern California healthcare - Cedars-Sinai and UCLA - are getting shut out of a major insurance plan for being too expensive. In a bold cost-cutting move, Anthem Blue Cross has eliminated doctors affiliated with the hospitals from a health plan offered to about 60,000 employees and dependents at the cash-strapped city of Los Angeles. The city opted for Anthem's plan because it will save $7.6 million in annual premiums next year by excluding physicians from the two institutions known for tending to the Southland's rich and famous.
January 15, 2011
UCLA TODAY AT OREGON Where: Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore. When: 2 p.m. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 10-6, 2-2; Oregon 8-9, 1-4. Record vs. opponent: 81-27 all-time. Update: Senior forward Joevan Catron, Oregon's leading scorer, did not play Thursday against USC because of a calf injury and is questionable for Saturday's game. Howland called the Ducks a tough matchup because of their quick, guard-heavy lineup that mostly plays zone defense.
August 30, 2011
If all philanthropists were required to be morally upright, hospitals would be low on new wings and colleges would be starved for buildings. We'd also be missing a few beloved institutions outright — Stanford and Carnegie Mellon universities are cases in point. Charity is a virtue that should not be off-limits to scoundrels — if, in fact, they are truly giving to an institution rather than tethering their donations with strings that benefit them. Lowell Milken would probably be counted among the less pristine philanthropists, though not among the most scurrilous.
April 23, 2014 |
Standout 6-foot-2 junior guard Kennedy Burke of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has committed to UCLA. She led Sierra Canyon to the state Division IV championship. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org