ELAC theatre scene shop manager helps niece cope with Neimanns-Pick Disease

  By Diego Olivares   Efrain Corona is having a hard time concentrating on work at East Los Angeles College, where he is the theatre scene shop manager. Corona, who has been at ELAC for two years, got some devastating news about his 15-year-old niece Julie. Julie had been diagnosed with Neimann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC). According to the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Inc., people with NPC cannot metabolize cholesterol…

May 27, 2013

Local athlete plays for gold

By Tadzio Garcia The U.S. women’s water polo team advanced to the gold medal match against Spain, which they earlier tied after beating Australia in overtime 11-9 in the semifinals. Four-time Olympian Brenda Villa of Commerce tweeted after the victory over Australia, “USA wins! We get an opportunity to fight for a gold medal! #lovemyteam@USAWP.” The women’s water polo team has never won an Olympic gold medal. The sport was introduced…

August 7, 2012

NiBi Pho brings quality to the table

By Alex Lopez Outstanding hospitality and great food keeps loyal customers coming back to NiBi Pho Bistro, which serves the best Vietnamese home-made soup in the City of Commerce. NiBi Pho’s Bistro is set in the Citadel Outlet Mall food court where a variety of restaurants are also found. Being the only Vietnamese restaurant in the court, this place stands out from the rest promoting loyalty to all incoming customers daily. The…

November 28, 2011