Dismissed East Los Angeles College Dean Paul De La Cerda, who is accused of felony embezzlement while working at ELAC, is now dismissed from Cabrillo College. De La Cerda was Vice President of Instruction at Cabrillo College before his dismissal. The governing board for Cabrillo College decided to no longer employ De La Cerda at its Feb. 7 meeting.
Former East Los Angeles College Dean Paul De La Cerda’s attorney pleaded not guilty Friday to charges filed against him by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
In March of 2021, ELAC’s South Gate satellite campus was given the title of “center.”
A total of $60,000 in funds were reallocated to the Associated Student Union Huskie Food Pantry, the ASU Book Rental and the South Gate giveaway during a Budget Academic Committee meeting on May 14.
By Julio Sanchez With just a few weeks into her new position as the interim dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Mercedes Yanes is already planning ways to contribute to East Los Angeles College and its community in a positive way. Yanes is a first-generation immigrant from Cuba. She left her home when she was six years old while her mother was pregnant with her sister. “I remember leaving…