LACCD Chancellor Daniel LaVista announces plans to resign

By Sergio Berrueta The contract ends for Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Daniel LaVista on June 30, which is when he will resign. He released his resignation in a statement last Wednesday. LaVista’s decision comes after “extensive consideration of professional and personal factors.” “I’ve decided that the timing is right for me to pursue other opportunities that combine my professional and family interest,” LaVista said in his statement. The…

February 24, 2013
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Search for ELAC president begins

By Rodolfo Trujillo A focus group to express concerns for the next ELAC president will be taking place today, although there are not a whole lot of students who may know that it is happening.Β A set of focus groups were also held on Friday for faculty, students, administrative, supervisory and classified staff, as well as community members. All of them had the opportunity to voice their opinion for what characteristics…

December 7, 2011
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District accuses companies of fraud

By Edgar Lopez Two major construction firms working for the Los Angeles Community College District are being investigated on accusations of submitting and approving fraudulent paperwork. In an effort to clean up fraudulent spending, the LACCD has been considering firing three building contractors, which supervised the building projects in the nine community colleges the district serves.Β The two construction firms in question of fraud are Gateway Science and Engineering from Pasadena…

December 7, 2011
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