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Douglas “Doug” Ernest

Doug Ernest went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at his home in Squirrel Valley, Calif. He was born December 28, 1937, in Gardena, Calif., to Fred and Florence Ernest. On June 22, 1956, he married his childhood sweetheart Sandy Bedwell. They raised four daughters: Karen, Cathy, Sharon and Laura. He was a machinist by trade working in various machine shops until he gained employment at Cal State University, Northridge, in the Science & Math Department doing Design & Fabrication. --Kern Valley Sun

NAU Roundup: Track and field brings aboard Schutz as throwers coach

In Schutz’s final year at Cal State Northridge, he helped the Matadors women’s team to a runaway Big West team title and qualified junior Monique Griffiths through to the NCAA Championships in the women’s hammer throw. Schutz’s athletes won three of the four individual Big West titles on the women’s side, with Griffiths winning the discus and hammer and senior Mariah Counts taking the javelin. --Arizona Daily Sun

So far, it's no joke for UCLA's Alford

The UCLA coach ribbed predecessor Jim Harrick for his return to coaching at age 80, as an assistant under Mark Gottfried at Cal State Northridge, when Harrick could be spending his days on the golf course. --WOW!

Hancock trustees approve appointments for six key management positions

In addition to his tenure with the San Diego State University Foundation, Ramirez worked in similar capacity at the San Diego State University Research Foundation and at College of the Desert. He holds a master’s in management from the University of Redlands and bachelor’s from CSU Northridge. --Santa Maria Times

Phillip Mark Jarvis

He graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts. --Siuslaw News

6 ways to improve the resilience of the built environment

Big picture paths to minimizing operational carbon footprint involve both energy reduction and energy creation, which happens both onsite and from energy grids. While there are still some markets without access to smart energy grids, designers can utilize onsite renewable technologies to help produce energy. The California State University, Northridge Sustainability Center’s rooftop uses a photovoltaic system and a “daylight autonomous” lighting design to offset energy requirements and eliminate the need for artificial light during the day. --World Economic Forum