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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LA Street Festival brings triple threat

September 25, 2019

Sports fans watched fast-paced three-on-three basketball while esports fans watched Super Smash Brothers Ultimate players compete on Friday and Saturday at the Los Angeles Street Festival. The event was created in partnership between the LA Times and the International Basketball Federation, FIBA. It is a callback to the original name the association started with, and its role is to govern international competition in basketball. The LA Street Festival had a variety of booths, half-court areas for play and even a section for an esports tournament.

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Trump impeachment inquiry announced

The word “impeachment” has been thrown around since President Donald Trump was elected, but there were no official proceedings until U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an official impeachment inquiry yesterday. This isn’t a guarantee that the president will be impeached, but rather the start of an investigation into a conversation between Trump and the president of the Ukraine.

September 25, 2019
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