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Former president, chancellor dies at 86

Former president, chancellor dies at 86

Teresa Gaines, [email protected]
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

John “Jack” Carhart, 86, of Walnut Creek passed away Friday, Nov. 4. He was the first president of Los Medanos College from 1970 until 1984 and the fourth Contra Costa district chancellor from 1984 until 1991. Although born in New York, his mother, a lifetime resident of Martinez, decided to r...

Trustee election draws interest

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

An 11th-hour challenger has turned what was initially an uncontested election into a full-fledged race, giving Contra Costa County Ward 5 voters the opportunity this November to choose who they want for their Contra Costa Community College District trustee. Incumbent Greg Enholm of Bay Point has re...

District gives student support

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
September 1, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

This past summer, the Contra College Community College District and JFK University’s Community Counseling Centers partnered to begin the Student Wellness Program for both Los Medanos’ Pittsburg and Brentwood’s campuses and Diablo Valley College students beginning in July. The purpose of the...

Sexual assault on campus

Staff, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

The recent sexual assault on Los Medanos College that took place in the second floor restroom of the college complex last Thursday has students on edge. No one wants to be made to feel unsafe at school but it seems that there has been a lot of finger-pointing – everyone’s looking for a scapegoat...

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