UC Researchers Awarded $1.2 Million Grant To Develop Low-Cost, Easy-To-Operate Robots To Use In Post-COVID-19 WorldThe grant was awarded to researchers at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UCLA. The project’s goal is to develop easy-to-operate, low-cost robots, particularly with Latino communities in mind because they have been hit hardest by COVID-19 in California.
OC District Attorney Todd Spitzer Blasts Lawsuit Against DNA Database ProgramOrange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said Thursday a lawsuit challenging a DNA database overseen by his office was "outrageous" and "absurd."
UC Irvine Healthcare Workers Get Free Tickets To Super Bowl In Tampa BayA team of frontline healthcare workers at the University of California, Irvine attended the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida Sunday with free tickets reserved as a token of gratitude for helping COVID-19 patients.
UCLA, UCI Receive Record Number Of Freshman Applications For Fall 2021 AdmissionThe elimination of standardized testing appears to have opened a floodgate of eager college students, if the record applications to UCLA and UC Irvine are any indication.
OC Hospitals In Crisis Mode As Coronavirus Surge Fills ERs, ICUsThe field hospital, which is expected to be completed by Wednesday, will provide UCI Medical Center with 50 extra beds.
'Cautiously Optimistic': Orange County Officials Still Hope To Move To New Tier, Even As COVID-19 Numbers SpikeOfficials were hoping that trends would improve enough to boost the county into the state's orange tier by Tuesday, when they post their new rates of positivity and cases per 100,000 people.
Southland Universities Weigh Impact Of ICE Directive On International StudentsUniversities across the Southland Tuesday said they were reviewing a directive fromm federal immigration authorities.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Is Surprise Guest Speaker At Virtual Graduation Of UC Irvine's School Of Biological SciencesDr. Fauci, speaking from Bethesda, Maryland, acknowledged that celebrating a college graduation virtually, without their professors, fellow students, and friends and family, was “extremely disappointing at best.”
Coronavirus: Orange County Reports 4 Additional Deaths Bringing Total To 84, 158 New CasesOrange County health officials reported four additional coronavirus-related deaths Friday, bringing the county's total to 84.
Caught On Video: UC Irvine Food Pantry BurglarizedPolice did not say what was taken, but surveillance video showed the suspect was a white man with a beard wearing all black clothes and a black hat.
UC Irvine Participating In Clinical Trial For Coronavirus TreatmentUC Irvine is participating in a clinical trial to test antiviral treatment for coronavirus
Person Living In UC Irvine Graduate Housing Tests Positive For CoronavirusIt is not clear when the person was tested for the virus.
Mercedes Crashes Into Tree Near UC Irvine; 3 DeadWhen officers arrived, they found three people dead inside the vehicle. A fourth person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
Caltech, UCLA, USC High Among US News & World Report's Best 50 Universities In The NationCaltech in Pasadena was the Los Angeles area’s highest-ranked school on the list at No. 12, followed by UCLA at No. 20 and USC at No. 22. UC Santa Barbara came in at No. 34, followed by UC Irvine at No. 36 and UC San Diego at No. 37.
Arrest Made In South LA Double Murder Of UC Irvine Scholar, Childhood FriendJonathan Charles Johnson, 26, was taken into custody Friday after he was spotted driving a blue 2004 Nissan Maxima that was wanted in the killings of Jose Flores Velazquez and Alfredo Carrera last Wednesday.