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News / by Skylar Barti -

Santa Clarita 2020

Santa Clarita City Council’s new five-year plan is finally being detailed in Santa Clarita 2020, which the Council says they hope is the perfect vision for the city. The plan,…

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December 2011

So, it’s the holidays, and you’re looking for that special gift or gadget for someone in your life, but you don’t want to spend a bundle, you say? Well, we have some great information for YOU!

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October 2011

During the past few semesters, we were reviewing our Learning Management System (LMS) choice, which is currently Black- board. We decided to undertake this re- view because Blackboard 9 is going to be significantly different from our current version, BB 8, and we had not looked at other LMS systems in over 10 years – though the market has matured significantly.

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September 2011

Opening in the fall, the Applied Tech- nology Education Center (ATEC) build- ing at the Canyon Country campus will include a computer lab, laptop lab, and four “smart” Classrooms.

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May 2011

In our continuing effort to “Go Green” and conserve energy on both campuses, our facilities department obtained new energy-saving power strips free of charge from Southern California Edison. These power strips have an “occupancy sensor” much like the room light sensors in most classrooms and offices. The sensor, after a period of inactivity, will turn off anything plugged into it except the computer tower.

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March 2011

Here at COC, we do our best to limit the amount of Spam you receive in your college email account. Our Spam filter examines every incoming email to the campus and compares it against a database that looks at the sender’s email address, the subject, and content of the message.

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December 2010

Computer Support and Audio Visual are getting ready to launch a new online Photo Archive solution for the college. Pur- chased at the end of 2009-10, this new system will provide the college with a digital, searchable repository for the thou- sands of pictures and videos we have amassed over the years.

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November 2010

As part of our monthly newsletter, we will be including some tips and tricks to help you better understand and use the technology the college provides. Each month will be some- thing different based on calls from users, recent training classes or just new things that we find in the course of using the system.

News / by Austin Dave, Staff Writer -

Rubber Ducks Net $30K for Nonprofit Health Centers

Thousands of yellow rubber ducks sporting sunglasses raced across Castaic Lake on Saturday, all for a good cause.

Supporters, competitors and fun-seekers gathered along the banks of Castaic Lake for the 9th annual Rubber Ducky Festival as more than 4,000 ducks were dumped into the lower lagoon.

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Vets Back to Warzone Dinner

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that countless American soldiers deal with on a daily basis. Unlike most disabilities that result from the battlefield, post-traumatic stress disorder does not leave a visible scar. For this reason, the condition referred to as PTSD is commonly put on the back burner when it comes to treatment for soldiers returning from battle with disabilities.