Alumni in the News

November 2011

Child actress trades Hollywood to become a surgeon

Published: Mon November 28, 2011
Source: Ventura County Star

Marcie Leeds was one of the first trauma surgeons to assess and treat Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords in the Arizona shooting rampage in January 2011.

Artist and author Carol Heyer has new children's book

Published: Sat November 26, 2011
Source: Ventura County Star

She wrote and illustrated "The Little Shepherd's Christmas," in which Reuel, a child shepherd, witnesses the first Christmas.

Special education teacher honored by Chamber

Published: Wed November 23, 2011
Source: Santa Paula Times

A special education teacher admired by her peers and loved by her challenged students was honored by the Chamber of Commerce at the October Good Morning Santa Paula.

Teacher of the month

Published: Sat November 19, 2011
Source: Agoura Hills Patch

Julie Van Note teaches special education at Yerba Buena's Learning Center.

Alumnus in executive role at GCube Insurance Services

Published: Tue November 15, 2011
Source: Marketwire

John Larisey joins the provider of insurance services for the renewable energy sector as vice president of underwriting.

Journalist returns to Ventura County to talk about Mideast experiences

Published: Mon November 14, 2011
Source: KCLU

One of the leading broadcast executives in the Middle East for the last two decades, Steve Hall recently returned to his alma mater, California Lutheran University, to talk about some of his experiences and observations.

Saratoga grads returning to coach

Published: Fri November 11, 2011
Source: The Saratogian

After heading all the way out to California to play college football at Cal Lutheran University, James White has returned to Saratoga to coach and contribute to the community.

Mercedes event a memorable trip for area players

Published: Wed November 9, 2011
Source: Ventura County Star

Fast cars, plenty of food and drink, new friends and a little golf. That's one way Sunset Hills Country Club members Brodie Munro and Jon Herendeen could describe last month's Mercedes-Benz Dealer World Golf Championship in Stuttgart, Germany.

A real primary concern

Published: Sun November 6, 2011
Source: Ventura County Star

America's primary process is structurally at the root of our government's ineffectiveness and polarity, writes CLU alumnus Matthew Craffey.

Soldier returning from overseas gets hero's welcome in Moorpark

Published: Wed November 2, 2011
Source: Ventura County Star

Moorpark resident Justin Bogoyevac, a 24-year-old Army combat medic, returned Tuesday from Afghanistan.