Board of Trustees talk LACCD billion dollar budgets

By Christina Rodriguez The Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees denied District Manager of Security Services, William Ramirez’s suggestions for new safety and emergency services. Board of Trustees committee members met in the LACCD Board Room on Wednesday to discuss the budgetary needs of the nine district colleges. Committee Members; Mike Eng, Chair, Ernest H. Moreno, Vice Chair, Mike Fong, Member, along with other board members discussed how…

May 8, 2017
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Where does one draw the line with free speech?

By Erik Luna   One day as I was walking back to the E7 building from the A bungalows, I started to get a bit hungry. Seeing that I had to pass by the lunch truck, I figured I would stop by and get a hamburger. Then what do I happen to see in the free speech area? None other than bloody and grotesque posters of aborted and dismembered fetuses…

March 14, 2013
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Two trustees fill seats, one seat in runoff

By Brian Villalba   Ex-president of East Los Angeles College, Ernest H. Moreno was elected to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees Tuesday with 67 percent of the vote. Assemblyman Mike Eng was also elected Tuesday to the board, and two candidates for the final seat are headed for a runoff election on May 21. The runoff was triggered by a close race between Montebello Unified School…

March 13, 2013
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Ex-President Moreno runs for trustee seat

February 26, 2013

    By Brian Villalba   Former East Los Angeles College President Ernest Moreno is running for seat four of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Moreno is running against Joe Essavi, the Los Angeles County Commissioner. There are elections being held for three seats, but seat four has the only one that has a former ELAC president in the race. Both candidates have political support. Moreno has the…

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Journalists need practice, cooperation

    By Veronica Hurtado As I seek to become a professional journalist and  media representative, I need the assistance of my adviser, faculty, staff, students and administrators because I’m working to inform people on what is going on in the college. Yet, that assistance is sometimes denied. As a student journalist, I understand that I can’t force anyone to speak to me when I’m covering, the Board of Trustees, or…

April 25, 2012
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AFT protests removal of representative chair in board meetings

By J.C. Casarez While the Board of Trustees met on Wednesday afternoon at East Los Angeles College, angry protesters representing the American Federation of Teachers College Staff Guild, Local 1521A gathered outside. According to Union President Velma J. Butler, the cause for protest is over the removal of their representative chair from the board’s meetings.“For 25 years we have been a part of the decision making (process), but now we…

March 12, 2012
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