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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Annie Potts talk of memorable experiences in ‘Toy Story 4’

Tom Hanks: I am constantly, newly inspired by things I never heard before. I’m on a constant quest now to hear music, artists, who I’ve never heard before. One of the reasons is my wife Rita (Wilson); she’s on this kickass tour of her own records and songwriting as well so she has exposed me to an awful lot of people I’ve never heard of before. But now I’m actually going out. We live in L.A. KCSN at Cal State Northridge, 88.5, is the greatest radio station on the planet earth. -- GMA News

Valley Pride festival marks fifth year as crowds descend on Van Nuys Civic Center

Jose Medrano, a student at Cal State Northridge whose stage name is Lost Angeles, was one of the performers Saturday night. In the San Fernando Valley, there isn’t as much of an established and visible queer community as in other parts of the city, like Downtown Los Angeles. Valley Pride brings this community together and makes it more visible, he said. -- Los Angeles Daily News

PFLAG, QueerSCV hold celebratory Pride picnic in Stevenson Ranch

The picnic featured live music, snacks and several carnival games, such as cornhole games and a trivia wheel, along with other more uniquely named, such as “Queer Pong” — without the beer. Guests could win or pick up stickers, various flags and other swag. Strength United, a support group from California State University Northridge, also had a tent for guests to stop by and speak to representatives. -- Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, June 24-July 1

Newport ’69 Pop Festival at Devonshire Downs – Request for Artifacts: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is asking for artifacts from the event that took place at San Fernando Valley State College, now Cal State Northridge, including photographs or videos plus stories from those who attended. These memories and memorabilia are for a future exhibit and a possible concert. Contact the museum’s vice president Jackie Langa: or leave a message at the museum, 818-347-9665. The Museum of the San Fernando Valley, 18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204, Northridge. -- Los Angeles Daily News

Mohamed Morsi obituary: Egypt’s first democratically elected president

Morsi lived in the US for several years: he studied for a doctorate at California State University, Northridge, where he was an assistant professor of engineering from 1982 until his return to Egypt in 1985. Then he served as head of the materials engineering department of Zagazig University. Morsi was a member of Egypt’s parliament from 2000 to 2005. -- The Irish Times

Top Communication And Journalism Schools June 2019

Communication, Journalism and Related Programs – Degrees Granted 2017 State Total Hispanics Latinos Latinas % Hispanics 1 Florida International University FL 798 520 118 402 65% 2 California State University-Fullerton CA 1,093 407 143 264 37% 3 California State University-Northridge CA 1,048 406 177 229 39% -- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

‘Stop this madness’: Valley residents trying to block bus rapid transit

Running the entire project along Roscoe, however, would mean bypassing California State University, Northridge. School officials have pushed hard for better transit options for students, and Metro staff estimates that ridership on the bus would be highest between the university and the forthcoming light rail line to the east. -- Curbed Los Angeles

New Bus Rapid Transit Route Takes Shape for the San Fernando Valley

"The project corridor extends approximately 20 miles, spanning between the Chatsworth Metrolink Station in the west and Metro's North Hollywood Station in the east. The proposed alignment would connect several regional destinations in the San Fernando Valley - including Cal State Northridge - but also other transit services including local bus lines, the Orange Line, Metrolink, and the forthcoming light rail line on Van Nuys Boulevard," writes Sharp. -- Planetizen