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Gold Medal winning Special Olympian Heidi Sand was sworn in as an honorary police officer on Tuesday. The honor surprised Sand, a longtime Oceanside resident, who two months ago brought home a Gold Medal in tennis from the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin.
Bloomberg reported Friday that the app being developed by Instagram, a social media platform owned by parent company Meta Platforms, will be text-based and compete with Twitter. The earliest its rollout could happen is around the end of June, the outlet reported, citing UCLA Extension Social Media and Influencer Marketing Instructor Lia Haberman.
"Fox started her work life as a culinary chef, having gone to a UCLA Extension culinary arts school. She soon realized that cooking and painting food go well together."
"She misses her home country, but she has made a life for herself in Los Angeles. When she is not performing Naqqali, she works as an occasional instructor for UCLA Extension, where she teaches Persian language, Naqqali and the Shahnameh."
But her calling still hadn’t sunk in just yet. After graduating, Adams took a day job at Apple that left her feeling creatively unfulfilled, so she decided to pursue a masters degree in interior architecture offered collaboratively between UCLA Extension and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The education led to a full-time gig with designer Michael Smith.
West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Brian Sonia-Wallace is an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow for LGBTQ+ poetry activism, and the author of The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America with a Typewriter (Harper Collins, 2020). His work has appeared in Poets.org, Rolling Stone, and The Guardian, and he teaches at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.
I actually do love science. I recently took a physics class just for fun, at UCLA Extension, just because I was out of work. But I’m not a brilliant scientist by any means. I’m not creating a quantum portal into another realm or anything… but I think I could. So just give me time. Maybe take a different class. I don’t know which one. Maybe there’s like a quantum physics class.
With a Ph.D. in Science from the Université Européenne de Bretagne and a marketing and digital communications strategy certificate from UCLA Extension, Fanny Adam has joined WINFARM as Head of Institutional Communications and Public Relations.
Her marketing background helped her sell out her first one-woman show at The Gardenia in Hollywood, after taking the class “How To Put On Your Own Cabaret Act” at UCLA Extension, taught by the renowned pianist and songwriter, Shelly Markham, who became her Accompanist and Music Director for many of her cabaret shows.
Brenda Williams teaches an excellent class at UCLA Extension called Contemporary Los Angeles Art. With both of those classes, you’ll go to galleries, private collections and museums.
“Snake plants are sturdy and sculptural in form, and their upright nature makes them the perfect apartment plant or plant to tuck into narrow spaces,” says Leslie F. Halleck, a certified professional horticulturist, author of Gardening Under Lights and UCLA Extension Horticulture Instructor.
Additional support for WeHo Reads is provided by UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and Poets & Writers
'my true passion has always been writing. Literature/Writing was my minor as an Undergrad and I continued to write as a hobby. I took night classes after work at UCLA extension'
After picking up a UCLA extension catalog, she decided to take the Assistant Editor class at UCLA with the goal of moving into post-production.