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New Discovery Center director has science in her veins

A Conejo Valley native, she attended White Oak Elementary, Lindero Canyon Middle School and Agoura High School before earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from UC Santa Barbara. She also earned an MBA from Cal State Northridge and has more than 20 years’experience working in life and environmental sciences. -- Thousand Oaks Acorn

Newest members of many college police departments: Bomb dogs

"They just feel safe seeing these dogs and knowing they're at work, helping to contribute to the various things the police department does to keep them safe," said Anne Glavin, police chief at California State University, Northridge. -- Journal Star - NE

‘We will not be discouraged’: Soldiering on for the success of our children

That hope, however, is now being shaken. The night of the election, I stayed up until midnight to see the final results. I was certain that Hillary Clinton was going to win. In the months leading up to the election, my daughter Jessica – now a student at Cal State Northridge – and I had been closely following the news together, reading all the propositions, and discussing the issues so that she could make well-informed choices. I was so proud and hopeful when she voted for the first time in her life. But as the night went on, I was in disbelief at what I was seeing. By midnight when most of the results were in, I cried in disbelief. Hillary was so qualified, and Trump had said so many offensive and hurtful things – I was sure Hillary would win. -- LA School Report

Pushups in the park

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. — It’s early on a Wednesday morning and this city’s Recreation Park is bustling with dozens of people doing sprints, leg lifts and squats as enthusiastic students from California State University, Northridge cheer them on. - Albuquerque Journal - NM

HarperCollins Español to publish, "Her Name Was Dolores," a revealing book about Jenni Rivera

Salgado is an established entertainment industry executive having developed careers for recording artists, actors and publishing companies. He managed former World Champion Boxer Fernando Vargas, award-winning Latin pop artist Frankie J and owns several lifestyle and entertainment companies. Has worked with Hispanic entertainment icons Juan Gabriel, Joan Sebastian and Los Tucanes de Tijuana, among others. He holds an MBA in International Finance from Pepperdine University and earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance from California State University, Northridge. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. -- PR Newswire

EDC-VC Annual Meeting Focuses on Sustainable Water Solutions

Guardado joined United Water Conservation District as general manager in August 2015. Prior to joining United, Guardado served nine years as retail manager/CEO for the Santa Clarita Water Division of Castaic Lake Water Agency, seven years as director of engineering for Cucamonga Valley Water District, and four years as project engineer with San Gabriel Valley Water Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from California State University, Northridge and a master's degree from University of Southern California's Executive Master of Leadership Program. He is a registered civil engineer in the State of California. -- PR Log