ELAC stepping stone to success

East Los Angeles College alumni have gone on to fill in the ranks of many jobs, careers and posts. While ELAC takes pride in serving as an institution that prepares leaders for local leadership, it would not be possible without the student’s willingness and dedication to their education.

November 8, 2021

Comic professionals impart wisdom

The Los Angeles Comic Con along with the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory hosted the panel to talk about work ethic, stumbling blocks, and tools that people who want to work in entertainment need to know about.

November 5, 2018

Casa 0101 having financial troubles

February 14, 2018

By Joshua Inglada CASA 0101 may be closing down in the near future due to financial difficulties. The community theater in Boyle Heights, founded by playwright and East Los Angeles College alum Josefina Lopez, is facing issues paying the rent in order to keep the theater running. The theatre received three months of free rent by the landlord to keep the theater going while they manage the payments. According to…


Former ELAC student opens restaurant

By Maria Isabel Cubillo Former East Los Angeles College student Josefina Lopez opened Casa Fina Restaurant and Cantina in Boyle Heights on Friday. Free tacos, aguas frescas and cake were served from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. “The food was so delicious. Everyone was really nice and kind,” said Lizette Palominos, a resident of Boyle Heights.The restaurant will host stand-up comedy nights, open mic nights, bohemian nights, and karaoke nights….

May 10, 2017

Casa 0101 brings‘ Julius Caesar’ to East LA

By Julieanne Obregon Robert Beltran brings William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” to life at the Casa 0101Theater in Boyle Heights. “Julius Caesar” has forty-four roles that are played by 18 actors whom are mostly Latina/o. Caesar, played by Vance Valencia, is a highly respected man among the Roman citizens and when he returns victorious from war a plot for his death is put into play. The play begins when Flavius, played…

October 29, 2014