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UC Clerical Workers: Nickel and Dimed in a High-Rent Economy

Rivas, 40, is a single mother of two – a 14-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son — who lives with her father and his wife in an apartment in La Crescenta. She is an Administrative Assistant, Class III, working in UCLA’s Ophthalmology Department in Westwood, and attends the state university at Northridge to earn her bachelor’s degree so she can move up the ladder at UCLA or get a better job. -- Capital and Main

Ryan Cayabyab on US Concert Tour in October

The concert is on October 23 at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall of the Valley Performing Arts Center at CSU-Northridge. Tickets are available at for $75, $60, $45. Student discount of 50% off are available at the VPAC Box Office. -- Asian Journal

Temecula Valley grad is Cal State Northridge student-athlete of the week

Kourtney Kutscher, a graduate of Temecula Valley High, was selected as the Cal State Northridge women’s student-athlete of the week� after scoring her first two goals of the season and earning all-tournament honors at the Marquette Invitational last weekend in Milwaukee. -- Press-Enterprise

Who Is Reza Farahan's Husband Adam Neely? The Television Editor Spills on Working with Ryan Murphy

But, let's start at the beginning. Adam broke into TV after a friend and former neighbor, who worked an editor "inspired me to go into post production." Adam attended California State University, Northridge and from there found himself working in Ryan's wacky world. "I had interviewed with a reality company that had referred me to Ryan Murphy's company as a PA and I actually got that position," he recalled. "I started off in Ryan's world as a PA. I had no idea who Ryan Murphy was. I had no idea he did Nip/Tuck. I had no idea he did Running with Scissors, or the show Popular." -- Bravo TV

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Sonia Tower, Appointee for Member, Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Sonia Tower is Principal of Cultural Development Resources, and serves as Senior Advisor to Ovation TV and The Ovation Foundation, positions she has held since 2015. Ms. Tower was President of The Ovation Foundation and Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations at Ovation TV from 2011 to 2015, and Vice President of Communications for both entities from 2007 to 2011. Ms. Tower worked at Americans for the Arts as Vice President for Development and Special Initiatives from 2000 to 2007, and as Director of Individual Giving and Special Events from 2000 to 2001. She was a member of the Paley Center Media Council from 2014 to 2015 and Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of Ventura Cultural Affairs Division from 1993 to 2000. Ms. Tower received a B.A. from California State University-Northridge. -- The White House