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Guiding you through this nutritional odyssey is Jennifer Gomez, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, with a wealth of knowledge from her work at the Center for Healthy Living, Kaiser Permanente, and her educational background from California State University, Northridge. The agenda spans an array of topics, including meeting protein needs, preserving muscle, promoting healing and recovery, bolstering bone health, preventing fractures, and the role of resistance exercise in health maintenance. -- Pasadena Now

Greg Glater Joins CohnReznick as Assurance Partner

Before joining CohnReznick, Glater was a Senior Manager for a Big 4 firm where he helped successfully navigate his clients through numerous acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, public debt and securities offerings, and complex share-based compensation arrangements. He earned BS, Accountancy, and BS, Business Administration, degrees from California State University, Northridge. Glater is a licensed CPA and holds International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accreditation. -- CityBiz

CSUN Honors Accomplishments of More Than 11,000 Graduates

Commencement season at California State University, Northridge kicked off May 13 with Honors Convocation and continued with seven colorful and joyful ceremonies from May 19-22. Graduates, many of them sporting elaborately decorated mortarboards and vibrant flower leis, marched to their seats on the University Library lawn to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” (performed by the CSUN Jazz A Band), while loved ones cheered from the stands. -- SCV News

Tax on short-term rentals like Airbnb could fund California affordable housing

Recent research has found a reallocation of long-term housing units into short-term rentals, leading to an upward pressure on prices. A 2020 study by a team from the National Bureau of Economic Research; California State University, Northridge; and the University of Southern California pegged the number at an annual increase of $9 in monthly rent and $1,800 in home prices in the median neighborhood. That is often driven by large-scale operators from outside of the communities; a 2017 analysis of short-term rentals in New Orleans found that nearly half of permitted units were registered to fewer than a fifth of operators. -- CalMatters

COC graduate discovers the power of small steps

While Zelaya will be transferring to Cal State Northridge in the fall to study business, she said she will always be grateful for getting her start at COC. -- Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Cal Poly wins season finale

The Titans finished in a tie for second place in the Big West Conference and secured a playoff spot by winning its season series against Cal State Northridge. Cal State Fullerton finished in a second-place tie with CSUN but earned the tiebreaker thanks to taking the season series to garner the conference automatic playoff bid. -- Santa Maria Times

Top 10 Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2023

Part of Collis’ business success may stem from his childhood, which he spent working in his family’s businesses. After earning a Business degree from Cal State Northridge, he helped Bankcard Processing create Authorize.Net, the payment processing company, and take it public. The financial industry came calling next, followed by Clear Channel Communications (now iHeart Radio). -- LA Weekly

Culver City Police Department Names Interim Chief Jason Sims as 27th Chief of Police

In 2013, after promoting to Lieutenant, Chief Sims served as a Patrol Watch Commander, managed the Professional Standards Unit and Traffic Section, and went on to serve as the Department’s Public Information Officer. Chief Sims was promoted to Captain in 2017 and oversaw the operations of all three Department Bureaus. In 2020, Chief Sims was named the Assistant Chief of Police and ultimately became the Interim Police Chief this past January. Chief Sims holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge, as well as a Master of Science degree in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University. In addition to his formal education, Chief Sims is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, the Los Angeles Police Department West Point Leadership Program, the Senior Management Institute for Police, and the FBI National Academy. He is also the recipient of numerous Department awards, including the Special Recognition Award and Distinguished Service Medal. -- Westside Today