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May 25, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Staff Writer
The newly appointed president of East Los Angeles College, Omero Suarez, says his plans for the college include working closely with the community, striving to raise the rate of students who go on to four-year colleges and universities, and improving some of the physical facilities. "I'm very excited," he said of his appointment. "I think East Los Angeles College holds tremendous potential to service minority students." Los Angeles Community College District officials announced his appointment April 20. Suarez, 42, is currently head of the Valencia junior college division of the University of New Mexico.
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February 3, 1991 | JEAN MERL and DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The large field of candidates for four seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education includes two close allies of retiring board President Jackie Goldberg and two former board members aiming for a political comeback, according to election documents filed last week. A former member of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees also wants his old job back and will be competing in one of four races for seats on that board.
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February 3, 1991 | JEAN MERL and DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The large field of candidates for four seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education includes two close allies of retiring board President Jackie Goldberg and two former board members aiming for a political comeback, according to election documents filed last week. A former member of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees also wants his old job back and will be competing in one of four races for seats on that board.
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May 25, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Staff Writer
The newly appointed president of East Los Angeles College, Omero Suarez, says his plans for the college include working closely with the community, striving to raise the rate of students who go on to four-year colleges and universities, and improving some of the physical facilities. "I'm very excited," he said of his appointment. "I think East Los Angeles College holds tremendous potential to service minority students." Los Angeles Community College District officials announced his appointment April 20. Suarez, 42, is currently head of the Valencia junior college division of the University of New Mexico.
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June 12, 1988
Donald G. Phelps, the head of Seattle's three community colleges, will be the next chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District and its nine campuses, officials announced last week. Phelps, 58, was chosen over three other finalists because of his record in helping students, his commitment to decentralization of power and his charismatic personality, said Hal Garvin, president of the Board of Trustees that governs the Los Angeles district.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1989
The Los Angeles Community College District on Wednesday approved pay raises of 8% for its teachers and from 8% to 12% for clerical, maintenance and other workers. The increases will be retroactive to the start of the school year. They will boost the pay of full-time faculty members to between $25,231 and $50,058, depending on experience, education and position, officials said. Board of Trustees President Lindsay Conner said he was delighted that the agreements were reached without a strike.
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December 15, 1990 | DAN DOW
The financially strapped Los Angeles Community College District has decided to ask voters to approve a $200-million bond issue in an April 9 election. The measure is part of an effort to improve facilities at all nine district schools, including Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Valley College in Van Nuys and Mission College in San Fernando and Sylmar. "We've arrived at possibly the biggest vote this board will make," Trustee Lindsay Conner said.
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December 11, 1987
Thomas M. Fallo will remain at the helm of the nine-campus Los Angeles Community College system until a new chancellor is chosen and takes office in July. Fallo, vice chancellor for business services since 1981, has been acting chancellor since the forced departure two months ago of Leslie Koltai.
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March 28, 1991 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Concerns about the uncertain future of Pierce College's 250-acre farm have prompted Woodland Hills homeowners to sponsor a forum for candidates running for the Los Angeles Community College District Board. Sixteen of the 18 candidates for four board seats have agreed to appear at the forum.
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April 16, 1987 | ELAINE WOO, Times Education Writer
Faculty union officials of the Los Angeles Community College District, who had pledged to oust members of the college board who supported faculty layoffs last year, claimed victory in the wake of Tuesday's primary election, which resulted in the defeat of one longtime trustee and a runoff for another incumbent.
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February 4, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The Los Angeles Community College District trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to leave their controversial, rented headquarters downtown and build new administrative offices on a North Vermont Avenue site across from the campus of Los Angeles City College in East Hollywood. "If we do this right, we can achieve an economic benefit and an improved image for our district," said Lindsay Conner, vice president of the Board of Trustees.
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June 10, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Donald G. Phelps, the head of Seattle's three community colleges, will be the next chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District and its nine campuses, officials announced Thursday. Phelps was chosen over three other finalists because of his record in helping students, his commitment to decentralization of power and his charismatic personality, said Hal Garvin, president of the seven-member board of trustees that governs the Los Angeles district.
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