Earth Day 2012 in Los Angeles

What is Earth Day? The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970 with an estimated 20 million Americans participating. The idea was conceived by Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisconsin) Dennis Hayes after they witnessed the horrors of the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara. On April 22, 2012, the 42nd Earth Day will be … Read more

50 Places to eat for $5 or less in Los Angeles

It is always such a treat to be able to eat great food for really cheap. Don’t you agree? Cha Cha Chicken is a restaurant that is located about 15 minutes fromthe school on foot.  They serve some seriously good food for such affordable prices.  Make sure to drop in and give it a whirl! … Read more

Teacher Feature: Tony Kazanjian

ECLA is happy to introduce one of their teachers, Tony. ” What’s up everybody? I’m a true Californian boy, born and raised near Pasadena, CA, but have been living, working, studying, or traveling to other areas on the west coast, and around the world, since 2000. I have always loved learning languages since I was … Read more

Giving Back for Fred Day April 14, 2012

Santa Monica Beach Clean-Up Day on Saturday April 14, 2012 was a raging success! ECLA students and staff donned their special “Giving Back for Fred Day” T-shirts as they collected trash from the beach! Go to the EC Los Angeles Facebook page to take a look at the pictures from our day! https://www.facebook.com/pages/EC-Los-Angeles/174911455912834

Unlimited Bowling in Santa Monica!!

Did you know that for only $5, you can bowl as much as you want? How’s that for something cheap to do in Santa Monica?! Christine Chang, ECLA Teacher, and students Vladimir Kolyupanov, Miho Yonemura, and Donsel Meier bowled the afternoon away at AMF Bay Shore Lanes.  

Happy Hour Hot Spot: The Penthouse

Last Friday, a few of us ECLA girls went to The Penthouse for happy hour and had a delightful time sipping our cocktails as we kept our gazes on the Pacific Ocean. Not only did we enjoy each other’s company, we also enjoyed the absolutely affordable happy hour specials ($4 beers and $7 appetizers). It … Read more

Happy Easter!!!!

  What a great surprise for the students: an Easter Egg Hunt! Everybody had a wonderful time scouring the student lounge for precious chocolate easter eggs. They had only two rules: 1) No pushing and shoving and 2) English Only! So as you can imagine, there was a lot of shouting! At least it was … Read more

25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

How many of these did you actually already know?  My favorite one is lunule.  From now on, I’m referring to all of these items correctly now that I know their names and so should you! http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/25-everyday-things-you-never-knew-had-names