On October 13, 2017, English and math faculty across Pasadena City College (PCC) became absorbed with fear, confusion, or hope after hearing the news that a statewide education bill had been passed. Whether they supported it or not, they understood that a big change of curriculum was imminent.
Community college students across California will now be able to get their tuition waived for their first year of college through Assembly Bill 19. Signed into law earlier last month by Governor Jerry Brown, the bill establishes an easier and more affordable route for students to attend community colleges.
The historic La Tuna Canyon fire that burned a total 7,194 acres has reached 80% containment as of Tuesday morning according to the Los Angeles Times.