Just in Time for Election Day – The November Election Program

The November Election, offered by UCLA Extension, explores local initiatives, California ballot measures and races, election reforms, financing, and the presidential election and more, over eight weeks leading up to election day. Led by Robert Stern, JD, co-director, Center for Governmental Studies, The November Election, features experts and political strategists sharing insights on the numerous…

Chief Learning Officers Offer Government Solutions

All columnists should take their own advice regularly, if for no other reason than to show some empathy for their readers. In past columns, I’ve posited ideas for how business and higher education can work together to develop tomorrow’s workforce today. Those columns encouraged CLOs to reach out to their counterparts in higher education. I…

Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones is Keynote at Land Use Law & Planning Conference

30th Anniversary Conference Hosted by UCLA Extension Friday, January 22, 2016 Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey, is the keynote speaker at UCLA Extension’s 30th Anniversary Land Use Law & Planning Conference on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Dr. Jones is one of the…

Media Advisory: Tax Controversy Institute Debates and Discusses Sensitive Tax Practice Issues in the Headlines

WHAT: UCLA Extension 31st Annual Tax Controversy Institute A forum for tax practitioners from the federal government, judiciary, and private sectors to discuss tax practice issues, policies, and strategies making headlines in 2015. WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2015 WHERE: Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA WHO: Charles Rettig, Institute Chair, Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher &…

Greatest Hits of 2014 Land Use Law, Pt. 1: CEQA

UCLA Extension convened its annual Land Use Law and Planning Conference last week in Los Angeles. As always, it was a bonanza of practical information and insights for lawyers and planners who navigate California’s insanely complex web of laws and court cases that govern how we build – and don’t build – in the state….