A new report by Cal Lutheran and UCLA researchers shows that the Latino segment of America’s economy is booming. Their study shows that the total economic output of Latinos in the U.S. was $2.3 trillion dollars in 2017. If it were an independent country, it would be the world’s eighth largest economy, topping Canada and Russia.

A coalition against gun violence in Santa Barbara held a rally Thursday to talk about the UCLA murder-suicide, and also laws to prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands.

The Westmont College community is mourning the death of an alumnus: an engineering professor, and father of two, was killed in a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus Wednesday.

William Klug, 39 years old, was an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

It’s a measure commonly used to assess our health.

But, a new study co-authored by a UC Santa Barbara researcher suggests that this commonly used indicator may actually be labeling people who are healthy as obese.