E7 safety concerns remain

By Lourdes Espinoza and Brian Villalba   The E7 Technology Center at East Los Angeles College remains occupied in spite of safety issues because of exceptions to Division of State Architect certification. The DSA certified buildings have historically proven safe and have lowered maintenance costs more than buildings that go without certification. The Tech Center hosts a total of nine departments and plays a vital role for thousands of students…

December 5, 2012

East Los Angeles College’s E1, G1 buildings left uncertified

District to vote to approve further projects despite concerns   By Brian Villalba The LACCD Board of Trustees will vote today to approve the DLR Group for architectural design despite the fact that DLR Group has produced two buildings at ELAC that the California Division of State Architect did not certify as safe, E1 and G1. The Administration and Student Services buildings at East Los Angeles College are potentially unsafe…

November 7, 2012