In the wake of the recent school shooting that took the innocent lives of two Saugus High School students and injured three others, “Saugus Strong” were the words of encouragement echoing throughout the Santa Clarita community as they began to take their first steps towards healing.
Receiving fearful phone calls from a younger sister trapped on a San Diego college campus, a brother risking his life to fight the uncontrollable fires. Finding out a volunteer evacuation has been assigned for her own neighborhood – all while she was over an hour away from her closest family members.
This past Sunday, my dad and I made the long trek out to Los Angeles County Raceway in Palmdale to watch the diesel pickup drag races. Along the way, I couldn’t help but notice just how little the landscape along the 14 Freeway resembled the landscape of the rest of Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.