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DeSaulnier to sit out innauguration

Adria Watson, [email protected]
January 15, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

District 11 Rep. Mark DeSaulnier released a statement Friday, Jan. 13 declaring that he will not be attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Jan. 20 due to him not being able to “sit idly by and normalize a president who has displayed disregard for our past traditions and Constitution.” DeSaulnier...

Search for new chancellor begins

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
May 27, 2016
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Los Medanos College held a chancellor search meeting Monday, May 23 in L-109. Faculty, staff and the few students who showed up were encouraged to get coffee and water as they waited for the meeting to start. The new chancellor will be appointed January 2017, after current CCCCD Chancellor Helen Benjam...

LMC Baseball trounced by Bear Cubs

Cathie Lawrence
February 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The Santa Rosa Bear Cubs beat the Los Medanos College Mustangs Feb. 11 by a final of 15-0, their fourth shutout of the young season. With the loss, the Mustangs dropped to 2-4 on the campaign.    

You win some and you lose some!

February 9, 2016
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The Los Medanos College baseball team plays against Fresno Community College and loses.

LMC Winter Jazz Concert

December 3, 2015
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Los Medanos College hosted a Winter Jazz Concert Dec. 2 in the Recital Hall. The event also featured two local schools: Rancho Medanos Jr. High School and Freedom High School, from Pittsburg and Oakley respectively. All schools played music from the big band era....

Halloween 5k Fun Run

November 4, 2015
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  By Cathie Lawrence The early morning Halloween 5k Run in downtown Pittsburg, Ca., started off with early registration and early start times for both the Children and Adult races. The winner in the Children's race was Eric Ma of Pittsburg.  The winner of the Adult group was Ian W...

Current Renovations Around Campus

September 25, 2015
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Pedestrian Bridge is now up in Antioch

July 11, 2015
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By Cathie Lawrence   The construction of the Antioch BART extension passed a milestone July 10 when a pedestrian bridge was lifted by crane into position over the westbound lanes of Highway 4. In an interview prior to the move, BART President Joel Keller said the bridge would allow peo...

The Ukulele Guy at Los Medanos College

Suzzanne Sperry
May 21, 2015
Filed under News, Profile, Top Stories, Video, Web Exclusives

Matthew Johnson of Los Medanos College is known for his melodious music he creates with his ukulele on campus.

MLB needs a designated hitter

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
May 7, 2015
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Major League Baseball adopted the rule of the designated hitter [DH] in 1973. Ever since, the American League has been a higher scoring, more explosive league than the National League. Back in the 70s and even before, the two leagues were much more independent of each other than they are now. The two...

Warriors’ Playoff Push

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
April 23, 2015
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The NBA playoffs are underway and the Golden State Warriors are looking like a force to be reckoned with in the Western Conference. As the highest seed in their conference, Golden State’s first foe would be Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. The first game of the series last Saturday saw...

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