Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Bob Lofrano

Athletic Director Bob Lofrano, 64 is a Brahma through and through. Starting as a student in 1968 at Los Angeles Pierce College, Lofrano has a long history and close ties to the campus. “I’ve probably spent half my life at Pierce or close to it,” Lofrano says. His sun aged skin and white hair belies his love for the outdoors. He can almost...

Right to Worship

It takes a moment to adjust to Rita Nisan’s heavy accent and soft spoken voice. As an adjunct professor of photography, students quickly learn to understand her, but they don’t really know her. That’s because she comes off as being shy and isn’t likely to discuss her personal work and accomplishments. In 1993, Nisan and her husband Shamuel Italiaie fled Iran,...

No knead to look farther than Pastries by Edie

Once entering the vine floral gates to the patio surrounded by scenic murals, the noise of busy Sherman Way disappears to this little slice of Europe called Pastries by Edie. The full-service bakery contains several golden glass cases with hundreds of different types of patterned pastry desserts. Don’t be alarmed when choosing which creation to consumer first. The mouthwatering fruit tart...