L.A. parades over election’s results

November 22, 2020

Hundreds of people take to the streets of downtown Los Angeles to celebrate and protest on Nov. 6 when news outlets started projecting that former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala Harris would win the 2020 presidential election.

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Journalist rights remain open to attack

California Governor Gavin Newsom failed to protect people’s First Amendment right when he vetoed SB-629.
He failed to address police officers’ blatantly ignoring journalists’ right to cover public protests and demonstrations under the First Amendment.
SB-629 was intended to further protect journalists from police officers, but lacked language that would truly discourage officers from arresting journalists when they’re deemed an inconvenience or from outright assaulting.

October 14, 2020
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Global Awareness conference speaks on worldwide water issues

Los Angeles residents are accustomed to the occasional earthquake drill but likely don’t consider flooding a real threat, something that can prove disastrous, Humberto Gallegos said. Gallegos, an East Los Angeles College professor, spoke during a conference focused on social issues related to water on Friday in E3. He shared the work of ELAC students who conducted a case study of the Baldwin Hills dam break in 1963. The students work included a computer- generated simulator which was also used to simulate future floods including, a plausible flood along the northern part of the Los Angeles river.

November 9, 2019
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ELAC learns about president selection process

November 6, 2019

By July 2020, East Los Angeles College will have a new president or one will be close to being chosen by a selection committee that’s yet to be established. Francisco C. Rodriguez, Los Angeles Community College District chancellor, hosted a town hall meeting on Monday to inform the ELAC community on the selection process.

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