East Los Angeles

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East Los Angeles,

uninc. city (1990 pop. 126,379), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles, in an industrial area. It has a large Mexican-American population. There is a performing arts center and a cultural center. A junior college is there.
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East Los Angeles College students have the option of majoring in Chicano Studies or taking courses that fulfill university general education transfer requirements in the Humanities.
Neighborhood Council for Lincoln Heights, a primarily poor and working-class Latino neighborhood in East Los Angeles, noted: "I feel like it's a time bomb waiting to happen, and we're going to get caught in the middle.
So Escalante established a program at East Los Angeles College where students could take these classes in intensive seven-week summer sessions.

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