Caffé offers healthy choices for customers

By Daniela Jalteco Eating healthy has never been so tasty. Urth Caffé is known for serving health-conscious organically sourced meals, desserts, coffees, teas and smoothies. Urth Caffe was founded in 1989 by Jilla and Shallom Barkman originally selling non-toxic health conscious natural products for the home. After meeting an organic coffee farmer they branched out selling Heirloom coffee. The Heirloom coffee plant is extremely rare, never being genetically modified. This is…

May 26, 2016
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Los Angeles Cookie Con offers tastey sweets.

by Megan G. Razzetti Local bakers and business owners shared their sweets and pastry products during the Los Angeles Cookie Con and Sweets Show on Feb 6. In its second year, L.A Cookie Con moved from the Pasadena Convention Center to the Los Angeles Convention Center to better accommodate the sold out event more effectively. Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” winner, Cream by Crystal, offered samples of its original recipes that…

March 14, 2016
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Los Angeles goes for Hosting Olympics

by Cuauhtémoc Hernandez The city of Los Angeles entered a bid to host the 2024 Olympics, replacing Boston as the proposed candidate for the United States. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council advanced the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics earlier this month, entering the race to compete against Paris, Rome, Hamburg and Budapest in the two-year competition. Boston resident’s scrutiny over public financing of…

September 27, 2015
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Anime fans struggle to “Escape from the Walled City”

By Jade Inglada It was a fight for survival as hundreds of players attempted to solve their way out of Weingart Stadium on March 21 to “Escape from the Walled City.” The game revolved around a scenario based off the popular anime “Attack on Titan.” The stadium acted as a small barrier town between the next section of the Walled City and the incoming Titans, giant humanoid monsters who have…

March 26, 2015
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East Los Angeles College to host ‘Attack on Titan’ scavenger hunt

By Marcus Camacho “Attack on Titan” fans rejoice as East Los Angeles College will host the “Escape from the Walled City” at Weingart Stadium on Saturday. The event will have three start times, 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  With introductions and solution walkthroughs, each event is about a hour and a half. “Everyone is welcome to come and play. People who enjoy puzzles and anime/manga fans will especially…

March 21, 2015
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LA zoo lights up the night

Russell J. Zazueta While most of the park’s animals are tucked into bed, residents of Los Angeles can enjoy the L.A. Zoo’s first-ever electric extravaganza “L.A. Zoo Lights,” from now until Jan. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Griffith Park. From electrical likenesses of mischievous monkeys to 3-D abstract projections sprawled on elephant statues, the Los Angeles Zoo transforms into nighttime of dazzling delight. There are a slew of…

December 10, 2014
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Political club hosts mayoral gathering

By Sergio Berrueta East Los Angeles College Students for Political Awareness (ESPA) Club gave the opportunity for the public to hear and speak to local mayors in the area this past Thursday. The “Local Elected City Leaders” event was created by club leader Joseph Nunez who wanted to bring politics to new generations of those who are bored with politics. “The aim of this event is to hopefully inspire students…

November 5, 2014
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Meet the voice actors of Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

Interviews by Jesus Figueroa Actress Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon) talks about “Disney’s Big Hero 6” Actors Jamie Chung (Go-Go Tamago) & Damon Wayans, Jr. (Wasabi) talk about “Disney’s Big Hero 6”   Actors Daniel Henney (Tadashi) & Ryan Potter (Hiro) talks “Disney’s Big Hero 6”

October 22, 2014
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Bell Gardens mayor, ELAC Alum killed

By Sergio Berrueta Former Elan and Mayor of Bell Gardens Daniel Crespo was shot and killed on Sept. 30. Crespo made an impact while at ELAC in the late 80s to early 90s, leading the Student Political Action to protest and fighting for student change to help students get the funds and needs they rightfully deserve. President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter, Cesar Arrendado was…

October 15, 2014
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Coach creates positive values through athletics

By Diego Olivares East Los Angeles College Women’s Basketball Coach Bruce Turner hopes to create positive values through his coaching. A basketball fan since childhood, Turner has huge passion of the sport. “I’ve always loved basketball. I love the teamwork,” Turner said. Turner has been coaching and teaching ELAC’s women’s basketball for more than eight seasons. His first season was back in fall of 2005. It is through the fast-paced,…

June 1, 2014
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