Literary Salon celebrates life of activist James Baldwin

By Tiana Hunter  The Fifth Annual Black History Project 2017 will present a literary salon based on the works of James Baldwin on March 16 at East Los Angeles College. The works of Baldwin will be presented through music, dance and much more The production, funded by the Associated Student Union, will include international performing artist Charles Reese. Reese will shine a light on artist and activist James Baldwin in…

March 8, 2017
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5K Bubble Run fundraises for nonprofit

By Ivan Cazares  The Boys and Girls Club of East Los Angeles’ first Bubble 5k Run brought together community members, youth  and celebrities to fundraise for the nonprofit organization Saturday. The Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club has provided youth with services like tutoring and athletic programs since 1950. Runners ran two laps around Legg Lake in the Whittier Narrows Regional Park, where they were met by a wall of…

October 26, 2016
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Monterey Park officials capture house burglar

By Erik Luna Police officials from the Monterey Park Police Department arrested Jorge Meraz, a Monterey Park resident, for residential burglary last Friday after a nine-hour standoff. Meraz was found hidden in the attic of a home, which was located in the 600 block of Hammel Street after police tear gassed the house. Meraz was found by a K-9 unit and was treated at Monterey Park hospital for dog bite…

September 11, 2013
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LACCD faculty receives three percent raise in salary

By Erik Luna After a four-month-long negotiation between management in the Los Angeles Community College District, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  was able to obtain a three-percent raise for full-time and adjunct faculty. This will be the first raise faculty members in the LACCD will receive since 2008, which was less than one percent. Faculty members will retroactively be paid starting from July…

September 11, 2013
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