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Avalos remains in office after intent to recall is deemed invalid

Avalos remains in office after intent to recall is deemed invalid

Karla Enriquez
June 25
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

“Ms. Avalos, you’ve been served.” The words rumbled through the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room leaving those in attendance on Wednesday, June 3 stunned, especially Board President Carmen Avalos. According to the Elections Office at the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/ County Clerk’s office...

Outstanding athletes recognized at board meeting

Outstanding athletes recognized at board meeting

Gustavo Lopez
June 18
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

The board of trustees recognized the women's track and field team for a state champonship win, received a presentation on the iFalcon initiative and discussed the board's decision on an anonymous complaint regarding Board President Carmen Avalos. Ariel Mendez, an athlete in the women's track and field...

New member inaugurated, possible pay raises

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
December 11
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

A new member of the board of trustees was inaugurated, along with two others who were re-inaugurated; in addition to talks about third-party media procedures and pay raises for trustee members during the board of trustees meeting Wednesday, Dec. 10 in the board room. This was the final board of trustees...

John Paul Drayer | Podcast

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
November 24
Filed under Audio, Audio-Podcasts, Board of Trustees, Multimedia

  Trustee John Paul Drayer, from trustee area three, came by and talked about his personal life, dealing with the death of his father, the campaigning process and what to expect with the Board of Trustees now that it is bringing in Zurich Lewis from trustee area seven.

Zurich Lewis | Nov. 14 | Talon Marks Podcast

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
November 14
Filed under Audio, Audio-Podcasts, Board of Trustees, Campus Life, Multimedia, Videos

The recently-elected Zurich Lewis, now in charge of district seven - which includes La Mirada, where Lewis grew up - sat down and talked about being a trustee, his political mindset and his mission to add more classes for community colleges and strengthen the K-12 program.

Board of Trustees election results are in

Gustavo Lopez, News Editor
November 5
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

Editor's note: We are waiting for sources to respond back in order to integrate them into the story. Story to be updated.   With the polling booths now closed, the unofficial results for the Board of Trustees are in. As of Nov. 5, 3:11 a.m. the results are as follows: Trustee area three ...

Protest against Lacy, petition for resignation

Protest against Lacy, petition for resignation

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
November 5
Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

A woman, along with two other individuals, were protesting against President Linda Lacy, advocating that she resign, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, outside her office. The woman, the mother of her daughter who attends Cerritos College, was protesting due to the fact that her daughter can't get the math classes...

Candidates campaign for trustee area positions

Daniel Green, Managing Editor
October 15
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

UPDATE (Oct. 16, 4:01 p.m.):  Alan Burton responded with an interview after publication of this article. Normal story is as follows: As election time draws closer, candidates for the board of trustees have started to rev up their campaigns to push their message out to the public. People who vote...

Facilities Master Plan talked about at Board of Trustees meeting

Denny Cristales, Editor-in-Chief
October 1
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

An overview of building schematics and layouts of construction was presented by David El Fattal at the board of trustees meeting Wednesday, Oct. 30. The revised item on the agenda had El Fattal break down the remaining process of the Facilities Master Plan. The Multipurpose and Business and Education...

Accreditation deficiencies of college discussed | Board of Trustees

Luis Guzman
September 19
Filed under Board of Trustees, News

In a special meeting involving accreditation reports, the Board of Trustees were told to change the ways things operated on Thursday, Sept.18. Dr. Marie Smith, a former college president and member of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, served as a consultant for Cerritos...

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