Author: Jesse Canales

Jesse Canales

Jesse Canales is a first generation Salvadorian-American. Canales is fluent in both English and Spanish and can speak a little German. He graduated from Valencia High School in 2009. This will be Canales second semester taking MEA-225 Broadcast Journalism.

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COC examines speed of emergency notification system

Eric Harnish, COC Vice President of Public Information said, “The first messages went out before he was detained. Once we hit the send button than it is up to the individual [cell phone] carriers. It depends on who [the students’] cell carrier is.

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Protests not enough to sway council members on billboard proposal

The proposal will remove several billboards around Santa Clarita and develop three digital billboards (with six billboard faces) on three freeway-adjacent city-owned sites for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Metro will also receive a 50-year lease for the city-owned sites.

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A glimpse into the future

Many students and administrators have been curious on how the building was progressing and the tour gave them the opportunity to see the progress for themselves.

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Local students provide charity work in Nicaragua

Here in the United States, clean drinking water is taken for granted. Even in the most impoverished areas residents have access to water fountains to quench their thirst, but in most third-world countries many citizens do not have that same privilege.

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New PAC director officially introduced

Warshawski has had an illustrious 25-year career prior to joining the COC staff. Warshawski was highly regarded and recommended to Assistant Superintendent/Vice President Joseph Gerda during the hiring process to fill the vacated PAC director position.

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Heroin usage plaguing the SCV

Santa Clarita Valley like the rest of Southern California is facing a problem with the rise of drug usage. This year alone in SCV there have been a reported six deaths from heroin overdose.

More than 50 percent of arrests in SCV are drug related.

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Spotlight: Lee Hilliard

Lee Hilliard is the Department Chair for the Computer Networking and Electronics Program of College of the Canyons. Hilliard began his tenure as a COC employee in the spring of…