Quetzal, other artists celebrate ‘Cinco de Mayo’ at ELAC

By Lourdes Espinoza   An amusing blend of Mexican music and culture thrilled many at the Cinco De Mayo Festival as crowd enjoyed ‘aguas frescas’ with a side of mariachi music on May 7. Vendors set up between the S1 and S2 buildings offered everything from food to arts and crafts. Several small children from East Los Angeles College’s Child Development Center gathered around the bands and danced in unison…

May 17, 2013

Candles light way for demonstrators

By Jane Fernandez Raising awareness about domestic violence issues was the topic of the day at the 14th Annual Candlelight Vigil: Mujeres de Paz event, last Thursday. The East-Los-Angeles-based, Women’s Support Center organized and participated in the walk that drew a large contingent of East Los Angeles College students and faculty. “Stop the violence. Violence is not the answer,” said a woman, as she marched down the street following the…

October 12, 2011