Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Judy Chu talk health at ELAC

June 24, 2019

California Congresswoman Judy Chu and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a discussion at East Los Angeles College last Tuesday entirely focused on health care. ELAC students and faculty from the Nursing Department were invited to the not widely known event. The emphasis was on the Affordable Care Act, public charge and reducing the prices of prescription drugs.


OPINION: Sinking California needs water rights

March 14, 2018

By Steven Adamo If the people of California are being penalized for water consumption, so should the companies that make excessive profits from California’s natural water. “Each Californian uses an average of 181 gallons of water each day,” says the U.S. Geological Survey website. In terms of reusable 5-gallon water jugs, that’s about 36 jugs per day. Last year in December, the California State Water Board concluded a nearly two-year…


OPINION: Recognizing the truth behind the legalization of marijuana

By Davi Hor The marijuana market is estimated at $7 billion, but with new regulations, many will be driven toward the black market which defeats the purpose of legalization. On January 1, 2018, California  Proposition 64 will allow the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana.  Prop 64 was on the November 8, 2016 ballot and resulted in 57 percent in favor of the proposal. Now one year later, people will…

November 28, 2017