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January 29, 1988
I read with some amusement Pierce College officials' assertion that they should have control and maintenance of a proposed horse development built by private funds. Are these the same district officials who have handled the district funds in the past and who have been investigated for mismanagement by both the Little Hoover Commission and the Los Angeles Grand Jury? I would like to request the track record and resume of qualifications of the officials who will be placed in charge.
April 25, 1998 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
In the early morning hours before the city slickers of the San Fernando Valley descend on Pierce College Sunday to learn how to milk a cow or shear a sheep, a group of runners will take a tour of a different kind. Runners of all shapes, sizes and abilities will head for the hills above the campus to take part in the second annual Run for the Farm, which includes a 2-kilometer youth run and walk, a 5-kilometer run and walk, and a 10-kilometer run.
October 10, 1992 | AURIANA KOUTNIK
More than 200 people of all ages walked through the Pierce College campus last Sunday morning, raising about $5,000 in pledges for the second annual Los Angeles Learning Disabilities Walkathon. In addition to the amount raised by individual and team walkers, numerous corporate sponsors of the walkathon donated about $10,000 to aid the learning disabled, said attorney Larry J. Hanna, chairman of the event.
August 28, 1996 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Pierce College officials are considering adding a student exchange program with Mexico's national professional trade college system. Pierce officials said the details have not been finalized for the new program--tentatively planned for implementation by spring--but would likely mirror that of another established in the United States by the Colegio Nacional de Educacion Profesional Tecnica system.
January 25, 1993 | AURIANA KOUTNIK
A contract to operate a recycling center at Pierce College is expected to be awarded to a new operator Wednesday, leaving the previous proprietor puzzled about his sudden eviction after four years and in a quandary about how to revive his business. The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees is expected to approve an agreement with ICAN Recycling Inc. at its meeting next week, said Fausto Capobianco, district spokesman. "At this point, I'm totally confused.
July 18, 1999
Pierce College's new president, Rocky Young, is rightly proud of the two-year school's record of sending students on to four-year universities. About 6% of Pierce's 13,600 students transferred to the University of California or Cal State systems by the end of the 1997-98 school year. While that may not seem like many, it is a greater percentage than any other community college in Southern California.
November 10, 1993
Stephen Paullada, a language, philosophy and religion instructor at Pierce College who began his career in the institution's infancy and taught there for more than 30 years, has died at his Tarzana home. He was 84. A longtime San Fernando Valley resident, Paullada died Friday after a lengthy battle with cancer, said his son, Stephen Paullada Jr. Born in Santa Rosa, N. M., Paullada came to California in the 1920s. He attended USC, where he received a bachelor's degree in Spanish literature.
October 10, 1986
Trisha Lynch had 19 kills to lead the Pierce College women's volleyball team to a 10-15, 15-2, 16-14, 12-15, 15-10 win over Bakersfield in a Western State Conference match on Thursday. Pierce improved to 3-1 in conference and 5-2 overall.
October 21, 1991
Donald Love has been named vice president of administration at Pierce College in Woodland Hills by President Lowell Erickson. Love, who had served as acting vice president of administration since July, 1990, is responsible for college operation and maintainence, and the budget. Since joining the Pierce administrative staff in 1976, Love also has served as dean of vocational education, dean of academic affairs and dean of college development.
December 15, 1991
Ken Renolds, who has been named captain of police and safety services at Pierce College, says his goal is to maintain a safe and pleasant environment in which to learn. "My main concerns are safeguarding students, faculty and staff and enforcing traffic regulations," said Renolds, 43, a police officer at Pierce College since 1977. As head of the Pierce College police unit, Renolds also coordinates the college's disaster preparedness plan and campus first aid unit.
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