Coach Gilberto Sandoval passes, leaves behind positive impact

Gilberto Sandoval, assistant soccer coach at East Los Angeles College, died Sept. 7 leaving behind family, ELAC friends and players. The ELAC Athletic Department website said Sandoval died of complications due to COVID-19. He started his coaching career at ELAC with the women’s soccer team. He then became assistant coach on the ELAC men’s soccer team.

September 23, 2021

Elan considers running for Bell Gardens mayor

By Stephanie Garibay Full time East Los Angeles College student, Francine Gardea, has contributed a lot to her community, but her next move could be the most important yet: running for mayor of Bell Gardens. Gardea’s has lent a helping hand in many things around her community including being a secretary for the neighborhood watch, volunteering as coach for her daughter’s T-ball team, being the education commissioner for the City…

June 3, 2015

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