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A motorcycle journey from Mexico to Alaska

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:57am
Saddleback College’s instructor Scott Fredrickson shows adventurous side on summer break Avid world traveler and Saddleback instructor of economics and business, Scott Fredrickson spent his summer break riding his motorcycle from the border of Mexico to the Arctic Circle. The trip marked his second venture to Alaska on a bike, however he used a different […]
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Holy fire cause under investigation

Lariat Top Headlines - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 9:33pm
Cleveland National Forest firefighters estimate Holy fire containment by Wednesday The Orange County Fire Authority and San Diego based Cleveland National Forest firefighters fight to extinguish the Holy fire located within Holy Jim and Trabuco Canyon. First reports of the 3,399-acre wildfire affecting communities in Holy Jim Canyon, Trabuco Canyon Residence Tract and Blue Jay […]
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San Clemente’s 42nd annual Ocean Festival

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:57am
Ocean competition raises funds for the community San Clemente hosts the 42nd annual Ocean Festival at the pier with an expected 50,000 participants and spectators of all ages on Saturday July 21 through Sunday, July 22. The goals of the non-profit organization focus on promoting water athletics, ocean safety and environmental awareness. The forecast predicts […]
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Three free jazz performances organized throughout July

Lariat Top Headlines - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:50am
Multiple musicians including, Berisford ‘Shep’ Shepherd, Tern Re and Joey Sellers collaborate to present concerts at Saddleback College Saddleback College will host three jazz concerts featuring The Saddleback College Jazz Camp students, the Saddleback College’s Big Band, the Jazz Summer Combos along with performers Berisford ‘Shep’ Shepherd, a 101 year old American jazz musician, Tern […]
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Saddleback College offers study abroad options in Oxford, England

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 2:10pm
Oxford program presents students ability to explore cultural English landscapes for spring 2019 The study abroad program with Saddleback instructor, Suki Fisher, will hold an information session on Tuesday, July 10 at 5 p.m. in the Student Services Center’s room 212. It will distribute further information about the planned study abroad options in Oxford, England for […]
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The near-end of the bookstore era in south Orange County

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 8:53pm
Paperback books replaced by devices  Mathom House Books Inc., a new and used bookstore in San Clemente, fed the minds of readers for 18 years and penned their final “el fin” to customers on July 20. The owner shared the heightened rise in Amazon buying and Kindle reading forces yet another book store closure. Chain […]
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Travel and Tourism program offering multiple classes for fall semester

Lariat Top Headlines - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 6:15pm
Instructors Charles Weghorst and Jeanne Robinson preparing students for future professions Saddleback College instructors Charles Weghorst and Jeanne Robinson will offer five travel and tourism classes during the fall semester. These classes include Introduction to the Exciting World of Travel and Tourism, European Destinations, Selling Dreams – The Travel Industry, Airline Computer Training and Advanced […]
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Maiden sailing voyage to Catalina Island

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:35pm
Crew members build camaraderie offshore After reading the fiction book entitled Tribe, by Sebastian Junger, I finally understood the underlying idea of what tribal societies can teach our modern population about loyalty, belonging and the human quest for meaning. Junger introduces an anthropologist, Christopher Boehm, who found that high levels of the hormone oxytocin are […]
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