Earthquake readiness workshop prepares students for big one

October 11, 2017

By Melody Ortiz An earthquake safety workshop that discussed earthquake readiness and preparation was held Monday. ELAC’s Fire Technology Coordinator Jason Hosea began the lecture portion by saying, “You don’t rise to the level of the occasion, you rise to the level of your training,” meaning the more knowledgeable one is in a situation, the better suited they are to handle it. He talked about the importance of being prepared…


Workshop prepares Elans for active shooter scenario

By Anastasia Landeros Oct. 1, 2015: A 28-year-old student at Umpqua Community College in Oregon fatally shoots an assistant professor and eight students before committing suicide. June 1, 2016: Two men are killed in an apparent murder-suicide inside an engineering building at the University of California, Los Angeles. May 4, 2017: A 21-year-old male kills his 20-year-old female stalking victim in the Performance Hall Building at North Lake College in…

September 14, 2017

Future fire fighters help out community

May 16, 2014

  By Tracey Abarca  The Association of Future Fire Fighters is a club that not only focuses on the member’s careers but is also committed in helping the community. AFFF is a club at East Los Angeles College for students who are on the career path to become a fire fighter. AFFF was founded five years ago by Captain Jason Hosea, former teacher at ELAC, and currently advisor. The club host…