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Active shooter threat made in Los Angeles disrupts South Coast university classes

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Cal Lutheran holding virtual classes on Monday following shooting threat.

A South Coast university is holding virtual classes Monday as the result of a threat over the holiday weekend. Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks has cancelled many of its in-person events, and most university employees are working remotely.

On Saturday, someone found a note at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum threatening school shootings at four Southern California college campuses. LAPD detectives say someone found the handwritten note at the stadium, which was hosting the USC-Notre Dame football game.

Nothing happened Sunday, but Cal Lutheran officials say they decided to shut down the campus Monday to most regular activities as a precaution. Classes are all virtual, and the university’s library, fitness center, and student union are closed.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.