Volleyball breaks out of losing streak

By Bryce Ronquillo The Husky volleyball team breaks it’s four-game losing streak with a five-set, down to the wire, win (25-22, 25-22, 24-26,18-25, 16-14) over College of the Desert on Wednesday. Sophomore outside hitter Breanna Trujillo scored the game winning point, with a roll shot out of the back row, that landed just behind the Desert blockers. This was the first home victory this season for ELAC(3-4). “Winning at home…

September 25, 2015

ELAC’s South Gate campus changes plans, relocates site

By Ivan Cazares Plans are being finalized for the a new location for East Los Angeles College’s South Gate campus. This building will replace South Gate’s current educational facility which is being leased by Los Angeles Community College District. The use of a leased facility is a disadvantage for the college because it will not receive additional funding. ELAC plans to have the new campus reach satellite center status before…

October 1, 2014

LACCD terminates Mission College project manager

By Brian Villalba Accusations of billing fraud and violations of California Law led to the termination of Los Angeles Mission College Project Manager Nick Quintanilla. More than $600,000, in one instance, was awarded to fictitious businesses owned by Quintanilla. Los Angeles Community College District took steps to mitigate the loss of taxpayer bond funds that included voiding of contracts, termination of Quintanilla and the suggestion of submit evidence to the…

February 13, 2013

Watchdog hiring under investigation by Los Angeles City

By Rodolfo Trujillo Los Angeles Community College District Inspector General Christine Marez released a report last week stating that there was the possibility of “improper design-build scoring,” and alleged coercion in district bond construction. The improprieties were reported to have occurred at West Los Angeles College and Los Angeles Mission College Marez’s report comes a week after Board President Miguel Santiago announced that Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Gruel will…

September 28, 2011