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SoCal Legends: Jackie Robinson
April 22, 2021
Jackie Roosevelt Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in sports history. He was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, and his family moved to Pasadena one year later. Seeing his brother Mack Robinson compete in track and field inspired him to pursue sports. ... read more »
Jazz Icon Herbie Hancock Virtually Honored at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
April 22, 2021
Barbara Morrison honors Hancock on International Jazz Day and raises funds for scholarship program. ... read more »
Elmer Craft Jr. (Nov. 3, 1932-Feb. 1, 2021)
April 22, 2021
Born to Mary and Elmer Craft in Mariana, Pennsylvania.  His parents sent him to Los Angeles, CA with $25 in his pocket at the age of 17.  While in college, the army drafted him into the Korean War in which he served.  ... read more »
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UCLA: Proportion of Black Doctors in U.S. Has Changed Little in 120 Years
April 20, 2021
A UCLA study published today found that the proportion of physicians who are Black in the United States has increased by only four percentage points over the past 120 years, and that the share of doctors who are Black men remains unchanged since 1940. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Florence Griffith-Joyner
April 8, 2021
Delorez Florence “Flo Jo” Griffith-Joyner is the fastest woman of all time with track and field records that stand to this day. Along with having exceptional athleticism, she was also known for sporting one-legged body suits and elaborately decorated six-inch nails. ... read more »
UCLA and USC Display Their Skills at March Madness
April 8, 2021
The USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins shook the men’s basketball world with their prominent runs in March Madness. Both teams defied the odds to display their strong programs. ... read more »
Gonzaga Hits Miraculous Shot to Defeat UCLA in Final Four Showdown
April 4, 2021
The UCLA Bruins was the biggest challenge to the Gonzaga Bulldogs, almost tarnishing their undefeated record. Their Final Four bout went into overtime where freshman guard Jalen Suggs sank a three-point shot from half court to win the game. ... read more »
LAUSD and Faith Leaders Host Town Hall on Reopening Schools
April 1, 2021
In preparation for the huge task, Superintendent Austin Beutner joined with African American and Jewish faith leaders to host two town halls outlining the actions that the district has taken to ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff and visitors to its campuses. ... read more / view gallery »
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The Tough Pac-12 Conference Prepared UCLA For The NCAA Tournament
March 19, 2021
UCLA Women's Basketball will face Wyoming on March 22nd, and Head coach Cori Close feels this is the most wide-open bracket she has seen in Women's basketball. The lady Bruins secured the No. 3 seed, and they are ready to give it all to have a chance at winning. ... read more »
The Black Women of UCLA Basketball Creates Initiative ‘More Than A Dream’
March 10, 2021
Four powerful Black Women from the UCLA Basketball team, Michaela Onyenwere, Lauryn Miller, Charisma Osbourne, and Camryn Brown went live on Twitter with Emmy Award Winner Simone Corbett. They discussed their groundbreaking social impact platform Bruins Table Talk. ... read more »
Disappointing Loss For UCLA In PAC-12 Championship
March 8, 2021
UCLA took a disappointing, heartbreaking loss in the PAC-12 Championship. Stanford’s hot shooting was too much for the lady Bruins. The Cardinal's offensive power got going early, and they never looked back.  ... read more »
LASD Executes Warrant for ‘Black Box’ Data in Crash Involving Tiger Woods
March 5, 2021
 Sheriff's investigators have obtained a search warrant to access the ``black box'' in the Genesis GV80 SUV golfer Tiger Woods was driving when he crashed in Rancho Palos Verdes, with Sheriff Alex Villanueva saying today it will hopefully help determine what caused the accident. ... read more »
UCLA Will Face Arizona In Semifinals
March 5, 2021
The Lady Bruins took over in the fourth quarter and dominated Washington 58-46. UCLA shot 45% from the field and 2-18 from the 3-point line. ... read more »
UCLA Football Sets Future Dates with HBCUs Alabama State, North Carolina Central
February 24, 2021
UCLA has added home games against Alabama State University and North Carolina Central University to its future football schedule, marking the first time the Bruins will face a historically black college or university (HBCU). ... read more »
Bruins three game win streak snapped in loss to Oregon State
February 22, 2021
UCLA shot a disappointing 28 percent from the field dropping a close game to the determined Oregon State Beavers 71-64. ... read more »
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