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USL notes: Golden Glove winner Evan Newton signs with Indy

Garcia, 30, played his college soccer at Cal State-Northridge and then made 68 appearances with the LA Galaxy from 2012 through 2017, tallying two assists. He also played in 27 games with LA Galaxy II, notching three goals and three assists. The 5-foot-6 Californian, who has also played right back, most recently played with the Las Vegas Lights, where he had a goal and an assist over 13 appearances in 2018. -- Pro Soccer USA

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area Jan. 11-18

High School Invitational at Cal State Northridge: The 22nd annual event with artwork from San Fernando Valley high school students, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 11. Closing reception, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 18. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday; noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19. CSUN Art Galleries, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-2226. www.csun.edu/artgalleries -- Los Angeles Daily News

AI's Impact on Ed Tech

Despite the initial cool reception, Magliozzi said things changed for AdmitHub as word got out about a successful pilot at Georgia State University. The Boston-based company also benefitted from a gradual change in thinking about AI, he noted. It now has 50 campus customers for its custom virtual assistant, including Arizona State University and California State University, Northridge. Institutions deploy it to engage with students with text messages, make recruitment easier, increase enrollment, ease orientation and improve retention. Campuses are particularly eager to reduce their rate of "summer melt," the term for when incoming freshmen fail to show up in the fall. -- Campus Technology

Curious Facts about Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in Los Angeles Uncovered by CSUN Planning Students

PLATKIN ON PLANNING-During the Fall Semester I taught a course for 4th year city planning students at California State University-Northridge (CSUN). Their research revealed more details about the proposed Purple Line “transit neighborhood plan” than City Planning has offered up after spending millions of METRO grant dollars. -- City Watch LA