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Board member Drayer censured

Benjamin Garcia, Co-Multimedia Editor

August 27, 2016


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

Among administrative items and presentations, the Cerritos College Board of Trustees gave attention to an item and resolution, which ended in the reproach of a trustee member. The consideration of approval of board resolution 16-0817A which was accepting the report and recommendations of an AD Hoc...

Board candidates vie for CCFF endorsements

Briana Hicks, News Editor

August 23, 2016


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

Board of trustee hopefuls showed many different characteristics aspiring to be endorsed by the Cerritos College Faculty Federation (CCFF). Area 4 trustee member Marisa Perez, kicked off the lobbying campaign to earn support from the CCFF on Thursday, Aug. 18. Perez addressed the small crowd of...

Tentative agreement established for CCFF

Tentative agreement established for CCFF

Briana Hicks, News Editor

August 23, 2016


Filed under Board of Trustees, News, Showcase

After long drawn out months of nonstop back-and-forth negotiations and contract proposals between the District representatives and Cerritos College Faculty Federation (CCFF), the two have finally reached a tentative agreement. A tentative agreement is an agreement that is not certain or fixed, but...

Forum showcases trustee hopefuls battling to get union endorsement

Forum showcases trustee hopefuls battling to get union endorsement

Karla Enriquez, Managing Editor

August 23, 2016


Filed under Board of Trustees, News

For the incumbent trustees and their challengers, the future holds an upward battle as the November election process kicks off with four chairs up for re-election. The Faculty Union hosted the first of two forums to get to know the incumbent and challenging candidates before the Committee on Political...

Video: Community outcry at board meeting

Community outcry at board meeting; if you missed the board meeting of Wednesday Dec. 9 here's everything you need to know about what happened at the meeting.

Posted by Talon Marks on Friday, December 11, 2015

Kristopher Carrasco, Campus Life Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Board of Trustees, Multimedia, Videos

If you missed the board meeting of Wednesday, Dec. 9 here's everything you need to know about what happened at the meeting. Professors spoke about employment issues, and many members of the community showed up in support of the consideration of approval for a bond program funded by the Measure G Project...

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, 2015


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, 2015


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, 2014


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, 2014


Filed under 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, 2014


Filed under 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.

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