YouTube helps ELAC counseling office connect with students

September 12, 2013

  By Sergio Berrueta The Counseling Department has added tutorials on YouTube to help new and continuing students with online services from the Los Angeles Community College District Student Information System. On YouTube, ELAC Counseling videos give detail descriptions on how to handle certain tasks such as how to add and drop classes, to access to the LACCD student e-mail and to view upcoming counselor appointments. Counselor Chris Garcia and…

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New president wants to reconnect community

September 12, 2013

By Liliana Marquez Marvin Martinez assumed his post as the new permanent president last July, two years after former President Ernest Moreno’s retirement. Martinez was named permanent president on Jan.1 by the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees after an extensive search. He was serving as president of Los Angeles Harbor College at the time. A memo from LACCD Chancellor Daniel J. LaVista said, “He brings a wealth…

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Monterey Park officials capture house burglar

September 11, 2013

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…

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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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