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Stonestreet strikes a balance

Stonestreet strikes a balance

JESUS CANO, @Juice_Cano
November 29, 2018

On Saturday afternoon, Cody Stonestreet was actively punting the ball for a struggling Los Medanos College football team. But it wasn’t too long ago that he used to wear a uniform that held much more...

Congresswoman inspires

NICK CAMPBELL, Staff writer
November 29, 2018

As the semester comes to a close, many events have occurred that affect our lives, one way or another. For many students here at Los Medanos College, we came here with a goal of graduating and taking on...

Brain health more important than football

Hugo Calderon, @HCAL09
November 29, 2018

Football is one of the biggest sports in the United States. It has even become a Thanksgiving tradition in some families to watch Thursday night football while enjoying their dinner. Football has been...

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Outdated media: the compact disc

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP
November 29, 2018

When you work at a newspaper, you start to pick up a fondness for outdated media. Last March, I spent a half hour and twenty dollars at the used CD section of Half Price Books in Concord walking around...

California fires spark Twitter beef

NICK CAMPBELL, @nicky_charles
November 15, 2018

Butte County and much of Southern California is on fire, and with devastation also comes the side effects of a massive wildfire. Aside from the obvious, things like property damage and a drain on resources,...

Students navigate the music industry

HILLARY HETRICK, @hillarymhetrick
November 15, 2018

A crucial and often difficult part of student life is figuring out how to balance coursework (and for many, career) with hobbies. For Los Medanos College music and recording arts students, the task is...

Loaves and fishes lends a helping hand to community

NICK CAMPBELL, Staff writer
November 15, 2018

Tucked away in a remote location off Harbor and Garcia Avenues, one of Contra Costa County’s hardest working charities had just closed for the evening. For Loaves And Fishes, founded in 1983, it is all...

Lake pollution raises concern

Lake pollution raises concern

Leticia Robles , Staff Writer
November 15, 2018

Los Medanos College is known for its beautiful lake and geese that inhabit the water. The relaxing pathway around the lake goes under a mile with nine acres of water and is enjoyed by students, faculty...

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP
November 15, 2018

Everyone has seen the road signs around Contra Costa County urging drivers to “say no to panhandling” and “contribute to the solution” by donating to local charities. Several new signs have popped...

LMCAS sees uptick in student involvement

LETICIA ROBLES, Staff writer
November 15, 2018

This semester Los Medanos College Associated Students has an almost full board for the first time in a long time, something they believe is a healthy sign of student engagement. “I started being...

LMC student DAngelo Jackson observes Bramans newest work.

A year’s journey with artist J Braman

Alvin Jackson, @AlTheJournalist
November 15, 2018

Los Medanos College unveiled a new art viewing by artist J Braman in the gallery located next to the library Thurs, Nov. 8. The artist spent a year in South America and felt the need to create after being...

Black Friday deals inflated

DALE SATRE, @Dale Satre
November 15, 2018

Black Friday has a storied place in American consumer culture. The day after giving thanks for our blessings — and increasingly on Thanksgiving Day too — Americans rush to stores for the best deals...

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