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Wildfire fast facts

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October 13, 2008

Road Closures: dpwgis.co.la.ca.us/website/roadclosures/main.cfm Little Tujunga Canyon/Kagel Canyon Fire: Evacuations are: Lopez canyon all the way to Hubbard St and North of 210 Fwy, Kagel Canyon. Lopez Rd closed to the 210 Fwy. -Containment: 5% -Acres: 5300 acres at this time -Structures Lost: Not exac...

Classes cancelled for Monday Oct. 13

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October 13, 2008

Update: Tuesday classes will not be cancelled. CSUN will return to a normal schedule of classes and full support operations today, October 14, 2008, according to the campus website. 'California State University, Northridge will return to a normal schedule of classes and full support operations today, Oc...

McCain, Obama clash on cause, cure for economic crisis

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October 8, 2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Barack Obama and John McCain clashed repeatedly over the causes and cures for the worst economic crisis in 80 years Tuesday night in a debate in which Republican McCain called for a sweeping $300 billion program to shield homeowners from mortgage foreclosure. 'It's my proposal....

Soccer Preview: Matadors visit LMU and USC

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October 2, 2008

The Matadors (5-3-1) will wrap up their non-conference portion of the schedule this weekend when they hit the road to take on two local opponents. The Loyola Marymount Lions are first up on the schedule. Then, they will take on the defending national champion USC Trojans. Northridge is still in search of...

Candlelight vigil to be held for Metrolink victims

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September 18, 2008

Organizers will be holding a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of Friday's Metrolink collision. The service will begin at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, September 19 and will be held at the Chatsworth Metrolink station at 10046 Old Depot Plaza Road in Chatsworth. You may bring a personal candle if you wi...

How to help

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September 15, 2008

The Red Cross is accepting blood donations of all types to help replenish their supply following the train disaster. Tuesday, September 16 Countrywide - West Hills 8501 Fallbrook Ave West Hills, CA 91304 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Dassault Systemes USA - Woodland Hills 6320 Canoga Ave Woodland Hills, CA 91367 9...

Chatsworth Metrolink crash

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September 13, 2008

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The death toll in the collision of a Metrolink train and a freight train reached 25 Saturday, and the commuter passenger service announced that a preliminary investigation determined that its own engineer failed to stop at a red light. The search for victims ended Saturday afternoon, nea...

Trains collide in Chatsworth

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September 12, 2008

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A Metrolink commuter train carrying 222 people collided head-on with a freight train Friday afternoon, killing at least 10 people, injuring more than 100 and leaving an unknown number of others trapped in a horrifically mangled passenger car imploded by its own locomotive. Firefighters...

Graduates evoke the struggle of Chicanos

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July 16, 2008

Salena Barcenas Staff Reporter The mixing of colors to form shapes and images that evoke emotions and feelings can leave a lasting impression. The new mural at the Chicano/a House on North University Drive ?captures the perspective of the oppression (Chicanos have had to face over) time,? said arti...

New paved walkway complements Chicano House mural

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July 16, 2008

Salena Barcenas Staff Reporter Take a walk down to the Chicano House and glance around. Notice that instead of standing on dirt, there is a nice paved walkway between the house and the annex that was completed last May. Instead of a yellow brick road, there are faded red pavers joining the hous...

Campus has no plans to rebuild women?s center

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July 16, 2008

Tina Helwajian STAFF REPORTER Campus employees say that the Women?s Research and Resource Center on the corner of Plummer Street and Darby Avenue, which caught fire in December 2007, will not be rebuilt. Richard Spaniardi, risk manager for the Environmental Health and Safety Office, said, ?The build...

Student hospitalized after shot in neck along Lindley Avenue

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July 15, 2008

Monica Duester Staff Reporter Police said that two masked men approached Francisco Javier Magallanes on the driver?s side of his vehicle and shot him while he tried to drive away at 10:15 p.m. Magallanes managed to drive a couple of car lengths before crashing into several parked vehicles in fron...

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