The causes of California’s deadliest wildfire are not surprising

Share: Three wildfires sprung in northern and southern California on Nov. 8, burning up to 240,000 acres of land and taking the lives of around 80 people. The Camp Fire, the most catastrophic of the three, and the Woolsey Fire are still ongoing and are projected to be contained in the upcoming weeks. The Hill Fire in Ventura County is now fully contained. Follow:

State of the students

Share: As clouds of smoke from Ventura’s Woolsey fire forms in the distance, Pasadena City College (PCC) student Tanner Petterson sits in a shady spot on the edge of the mirror pools and waits until her afternoon class begins. She has ten minutes to spare, but instead of worrying about her class, she browses her phone and acknowledges the early golden hour. Meanwhile, a student on the other side of the pools lays on the grass, glued to a textbook, skimming through notes. Follow:

Board of Trustees: 10/24/2018 meeting

Share: Associated Students had 30 students register to vote on Wednesday, October 17. The geology building is old and asbestos was identified. Construction on the geology building began six years ago. During construction, IT and AV improvements that would benefit students were brought to attention, and $60,000 was spent for the improvements. This increased the cost above the initial projections, along with changes made by the district, changes in time, unforeseen circumstances, or emissions from the architect. In regards to the exterior design of the …

Man reported defecating in mirror pools

Share: Monday, October 1 Facilities reported that an L building room was ransacked. No further information. A report was made of a student in the CA building that was experiencing a seizure. The student was taken to the Health Center. A report was made of  head banging on staff’s office door from a male subject. The subject was referred to counseling. Facilities in the R building reported that a laptop was possibly stolen. Tuesday, October 2 A student reported that her classmates were bullying her. …

PCC falls to ELAC: A loss 12 years in the making

Share: The PCC women’s volleyball team began the 2018 South Coast Conference on the wrong foot after losing to East Los Angeles College in a five-set home game Wednesday evening. Last year, the Lancers won the 2017 SCC North title with a flawless 8-0 performance. While hoping to snag another win after pummeling LA Trade-Tech 3-0 last Friday, the Lancers did not expect for ELAC’s defense to knock them out of the Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium with a 3-2 loss, scoring 25-20, 16-25, 25-20, 15-25, 15-12. The …