Jonathan Villagomez

Resilience during the storm

By Jonathan Villagomez / March 10, 2021

After the recent historic winter storms that hit the Pacific Northwest in mid February, more than 400,000 Oregonians lost power according to Portland General Electric. Thousands of PGE customers were left in the dark for up to a week in some rural areas while PGE rushed to get the system back online. At least one…

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Eagle Creek Trail closes once again after heavy rains slam the northwest

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 31, 2021

The Eagle Creek Trail has closed once again but this time due to heavy rains and landslides. The trail was closed again Jan 14, and according to USDA forest officials, the trails will be closed until further notice. The forest service is working with the Pacific Crest Trail Association,  “to remove large fallen trees, landslides…

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ASG prepares for the near future after successful fall term

By Jonathan Villagomez / December 9, 2020

The Clackamas Community College Associated Student Government (ASG) team met with a lot of hurdles this year, but was still highly active even if the current pandemic made it harder to do so. From their weekly food pantry to their ASG grants to help students pay for college, students continued in helping the community during…

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T-Rexes take over Canby

By Jonathan Villagomez / November 30, 2020

A herd of Tyrannosaurus rexes have taken Canby, OR residents by surprise, bringing a much needed distraction to a hectic 2020. They have appeared at the most well-known spots around Canby including the weekly Farmers market and the local Fred Meyer along with the Downtown area.  We interviewed the man behind the suits with his…

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Mi Famiglia temporarily shuts down due to flooding

By Jonathan Villagomez / October 23, 2020

In the typical 2020 fashion, the Mi Famiglia Wood Oven Pizzeria  of Downtown Oregon City has temporarily closed, but not because of anything related to COVID-19 which has forced thousands of restaurants to shut down throughout Oregon.  Early Oct. 3, the staff of Mi Famiglia arrived at their restaurant to find it had flooded due…

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Students study abroad in Ireland

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 21, 2020

  Story by Jonathan Villagomez Famous for its lush green landscapes, ancient history and of course, the Guinness, Ireland is a beautiful country that 31 students and community members got to experience in the final weeks of fall term. Working alongside Dr. Niamh Hamill and John O’Connell of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland (ISAI),…

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The Future is Now – Tesla unveils Cybertruck

By Jonathan Villagomez / November 26, 2019

The future has arrived, but not in the way that you thought. The Tesla Cybertruck arrived in a smashing presentation on Nov. 21 as Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his highly-anticipated electric truck. That said, Musk’s presentation left many people wondering whether or not it was a joke. During the unveiling, Musk said that, “Trucks…

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Timbers play for first time in newly updated stadium

By Jonathan Villagomez / June 4, 2019

25,218. This was the attendance number for the first home game for the Portland Timbers at the newly renovated Providence Park. The Portland Timbers had a long streak of away games to kick-off the 2019 season having played 12 away matches before finally arriving back in the Rose City for their home opener against the…

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‘Corteo’ from Cirque Du Soleil comes back to Portland

By Jonathan Villagomez / March 19, 2019
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Students adventure in Costa Rica

By Jonathan Villagomez / January 22, 2019

Ninety degrees in December is very uncommon here in Oregon, but not so much in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica where eight Clackamas Community College students had the chance to travel abroad to right before Christmas break. Before the trip, they spent nine weeks prepping. During their classroom time, the students learned about the…

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