ELAC honors veterans over three days, three events

By Damien Guzman East Los Angeles College honored veterans Nov. 12 thru Nov.14 with a Veterans Day celebration that highlighted veterans’ military stories. The event was hosted by the ELAC Veterans Resource Center and Veterans of ELAC (VELAC) and included a flag raising ceremony. Veterans and staff members met at the S2 Recital Hall with guest speakers, including ELAC President Marvin Martinez, California State Senator Ed Hernandez and a few…

November 19, 2014

Senators to visit occupy ELAC

By Brian Villalba The Occupy East Los Angeles College movement has drawn elected officials to visit “tent city” after an early struggle. California State Senator Ed Hernandez of Senate District 24, was the first elected official to set foot in “tent city.”  There was some confusion, as a scheduling conflict prevented him from his first scheduled visit. Pedro Salcido from the Field Office of Hernandez said, “The senator was excited…

November 23, 2011