Benjamin to retire in December

After almost 27 years of working in the district and a lifetime spent dedicated to education, retiring Contra Costa Community College District Chancellor Helen Benjamin is looking forward to not getting...

Autotech and FIAT partner

Autotech and FIAT partner

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
September 29, 2016

“We are now officially in Fiat Chrysler’s system,” said Los Medanos College Automobile Service Technology Instructor Earl Ortiz as he pointed to a decal given to the automotive program here on campus. LMC...

Ferrante returns to LMC

Ferrante returns to LMC

Cassie Dickman, [email protected]
September 1, 2016

About 20 people crammed into a small, dimly-lit hospital room in the Los Medanos College nursing department, where movie director Anthony C. Ferrante was coaching actors and crew through the last few shots...

State names chancellor

State names chancellor

At the end of this year, the nation’s largest college system will be under new leadership by someone who truly understands the lives of its students – because he used to be one. Eloy Ortiz Oakley...

The Los Medanos College Jazz Ensemble performs in the Recital Hall at the Jazz Concert Saturday night, Feb. 27.

Jazz hits the right notes

The Los Medanos College Recital Hall nearly reached capacity Saturday night, Feb. 27 for a Jazz Concert performance featuring, the LMC and Heritage High School Jazz Ensembles as well as the Electric Squeezebox...

A figure waits waits in the dark in front of the Music building.

Complex frightens students

With tall cement walls and standing three stories tall, the Los Medanos College Complex can be intimidating at first glance, but some students have come to fear the building and its surrounding...

A recent document reveals the details of the three proposed equity plans.

Fortifying success

Joseph Delano, [email protected]
October 30, 2015

In an ongoing effort to enhance equitable outcomes for students of Los Medanos College, members of the campus community gathered Oct. 19 to discuss how three major plans are working together to fortify...

Event to focus on careers

Jamari Snipes, [email protected]
October 29, 2015

Los Medanos College’s Books Alive! Event is back again this semester on Nov. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. in Room L-109. This semester the focus is on careers. About 15 people from the local community,...

College awaits validity

Los Medanos College President Bob Kratochvil received an action letter in February from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges stating a follow up report be submitted to the commission...

Core sample drilling for the new Student Union Building. 10-27-15. In front of the Math Building. Brant Wilson of RMA group (geotech stuff. Younger guy in green vest) Krazan are the drillers. This hole was dug about 50ft or until they hit the water table. other holes in the are were dug 15-20 feet. Were investigating the soil. you need to know whats underneath the building.

Getting to the ‘core’ on campus

Progress on the construction of the Student Union and PE Complex buildings was furthered Oct. 27 as core samples of the ground beneath the planned zones were drilled. The extracted samples taken...

Drama Department Chair Nick Garcia points off stage as he delivers his keynote speech inside the Little Theater during the Equity in Action event Thursday, Aug. 13.

Equity in Action

“Yeah, I'll take that with me,” said Drama Department Chair Nick Garcia after placing symbolically shrouded items into his tool belt — bandages, a rolled up sock and a bag of M&M’S. He used...

Important Dates

July 15, 2015

Monday, November 9: HOLIDAY - Veteran's Day - College Closed Friday, November 20: Last day to withdraw from full-term classes with "W" Thursday-Friday, November 26-27: HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving/Day...

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