Would you feel comforted if a robot came to your hospital bed to help examine you?
That's what you might have in store if you ever end up at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's neurological intensive-care unit. Meet "EVA," all 5 feet, 5 inches and 176 pounds of her. This hefty techno-girl marks a m ... More >>
Fernando Padilla had to have an oxygen tank at his side everywhere he went. He has pulmonary fibrosis, which turn lungs into cardboard and makes assisted breathing a fact of life.
Still, at least he had that -- life. But the 57-year-old lifelong carpenter, who actually worked on construction at Ron ... More >>
Cops over the weekend alleged that a UCLA student choked a woman with the intent to rape her.
The crime at Theta Chi fraternity was reported about 2:30 a.m. Friday. A suspect, 20-year-old Paul Meyer, wasn't booked until 8:13 p.m. that day, according to L.A. County Sheriff's Department inmate data.
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Updated at the bottom more details from cops. Headline has changed. First posted at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday.
A young photographer reportedly shooting Justin Bieber's Ferrari during a traffic stop was killed when he was struck by a car in the Sepulveda Pass. Bieber was not in the white Ferrari 458 Italia ... More >>
UCLA Health System/ Ann Johansson PhotographyFuturamaaaa!Surgeons at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center performed a 14-and-a-half hour hand transplant this weekend.The hand traveled from San Diego to become the first ever hand transplant in the western U.S.
The Futurama-esque procedure has decid ... More >>
The door had barely shut behind actress Lindsay Lohan as she was released from rehab at UCLA Tuesday and rumors were already flying about the possibility that she would appear on ABC's Dancing With The Stars or VH1's Celebrity Rehab.
Lohan got out early after serving 23 days of her 90-day ma ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan was freed from jail early Monday morning after serving less than two weeks of a 90-day sentence for violating terms of probation that stemmed from two DUI arrests.
Paparazzi were camped outside the county facility in Lynwood late Sunday and early Monday morning as Lohan was whi ... More >>
Los Angeles Daily NewsKeith Richman
UPDATED: Keith Richman died Friday night at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to an extensive obituary by Kevin Modesti in the Los Angeles Daily News. This post is updated throughout.
Dr. Keith Richman, a fascinating mix of Jewish doctor, Repub ... More >>
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday was recovering following surgery to mend a broken elbow sustained when a taxicab apparently stopped in front of him and caused him to take a spill as he rode a bicycle near Culver City's restaurant row.
The accident outside 8627 Venice Blvd. in Los Angele ... More >>
Google MapsVenice Breakwater.A fisherman died as he was fishing on the rock pile known as the Venice Breakwater over the weekend, reportedly as he bent down to wash his hands in the ocean. He fell in and people flagged down police about 11 p.m. Saturday, according to Fox 11 News and other rep ... More >>
Blocked from striking by a temporary restraining order, thousands of registered nurses at University of California medical centers are nonetheless holding rallies Thursday, including one at UCLA, to protest staffing shortages and patient safety issues. Beth Kean, chief negotiator for the Cali ... More >>
The northbound 405 at National Boulevard in West Los Angeles was reopened Wednesday afternoon following a collision that critically injured a California Highway Patrol officer. The lanes were reopened at 4:45 p.m., authorities said. The freeway was closed in both directions for two hours foll ... More >>
UCLA on Friday released an "update" on campus basketball legend John Wooden, but it didn't contain much information. It states:
"Coach John Wooden is resting comfortably at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and spent a peaceful night. He was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, May 26, due ... More >>
UCLALegendary former UCLA basketball coach died of natural causes at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center Friday at 6:45 p.m., the university announced. He was 99. He passed as students on campus were preparing to undertake a Friday night rally in his honor.
The man who led the university to te ... More >>
Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden was hospitalized Thursday in "grave" condition according to KCAL 9 News. The 99-year-old "Wizard of Westwood" was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to the station.
Wooden helped the UCLA squad win 10 NCAA championships in the 1960s ... More >>
Last Thursday a small group of South L.A. family members and activists held a press conference on the corner of 98th Street and Western Avenue, across from Jesse Owens Park. The topic was bleak. It was also the day Michael Jackson died and nearly every newspaper and television station in town was a ... More >>