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Central Coast College Students Design, Build Modular Home For Fire Ravaged Community

It’s a class project for some Central Coast college students. But, what they’ve created could be life changing for some Northern California wildfire victims. A team of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students designed and built a modular home for a fire ravaged community.

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It’s a class project for some Central Coast college students. But, what they’ve created could be life changing for some Northern California wildfire victims. A team of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students designed and built a modular home for a fire ravaged community.

College students are notorious for having to make frugal lifestyle choices, but transit operators on the South Coast are working to change that - for busses, at least.

The College Ride Pilot Program allows any student enrolled at 5 different South Coast schools to ride buses to and from anywhere in Ventura County for free, just by showing their student ID.

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Fire investigators say someone conducting target practice on private property accidentally started a brush fire which threatened some buildings in Ventura County.

The South Fire burned just over 130 acres of land Sunday.  The fire started just after noon off of South Mountain Road, west of Fillmore.  The fire grew quickly, briefly threatening some structures.

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Ventura County firefighters are dealing with high temperaturess and rugged terrain as they try to contain a  brush fire west of Fillmore.

The fire started just after noon Sunday in the South Mountain Road area.  By 2:30 p.m., it had grown to more than 120 acres.  

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