Experience

Breath of life

Leticia Webb returns to the spot where the good Samaritan saved her life in LMC’s Parking Lot A.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 22, 2019

Child Study Center Instructor, Leticia Webb, watched her entire life flash before her eyes Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus in Parking Lot A. Abiding by her unspoken daily schedule, Webb went outside to eat her lunch in her car, as she does every day during her break. This part...

LMC Experience wins awards

The Experience staff members showing off some of their 19 awards won at JACC Northern California. Photo taken Nov. 2019.

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

November 22, 2019

The Los Medanos College newspaper, the Experience, attended the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) Northern California Conference Saturday, Nov. 16 at San Jose State University. There were 10 on-the-spot contests, in which two LMC staff members received awards. Introductory journalism st...

Lake soon to be clean

A photo of the Los Medanos College lake, taken Tuesday, Nov. 19, shows that the lake needs cleaning.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 22, 2019

In order to combat littering on campus, the Los Medanos College Rotaract club has decided to partner with the custodial staff to organize a lake cleanup on Dec. 6 from 9  to 11 a.m. “The cleanup will be open to all students and we will be putting up flyers around campus to get the word out fo...

EMS instructor awarded

EMT students practice how to put someone on a gurney with a neck and back brace.

Katie Loughran and Krys Shahin

November 21, 2019

This year’s California Emergency Medical Services Awards Program will be honoring Los Medanos College and Contra Costa College educator, Gretchen Medel, at a ceremony in San Francisco, Dec. 4 2019.  According to Jennifer Lim, Deputy Director of Legislative, Regulatory and External Affairs a...

Recipes, taste testing at the Pantry

Recipes, taste testing at the Pantry

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Los Medanos College Food Pantry is having a cooking demonstration and taste testing on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Library Room 109. The event is being put on to help bolster the cooking ability of  students on campus.  The Food Pantry is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7...

Vet Center opens its arms

Ty Robinson and Alex Alexander talking at Veterans Center open house.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Veterans Resource Center an open house event Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus. The event provided the center with positive exposure and provided students with great insight into what it is and how it helps veterans.  The Veterans Center at LMC is a place to get resources, connecti...

Mom pod open

The new Mamava Lactation pod is now ready to be used by those who need to breastfeed or pump.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

November 7, 2019

The Mamava Lactation Pod in CC3 is now officially open and ready for use. The pod opening was originally delayed after its placement in March due to security and privacy concerns. “It is open for use,” said Carlos Montoya, Business Services Manager at Los Medanos College. The delays occurred d...

LMC celebrates the dead

Singer and songwriter Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was celebrated at the event.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 7, 2019

The United by Dreams and LatinX clubs hosted a Dia De Los Muertos event in the Outdoor Quad on the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus Monday, November 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday celebrated, primarily in Mexico, to honor any departed family members that have passed. In a...

Food pantry demonstration

Renee Savage and Manny Jimenez prepping vegetables for corn and green chili salad.

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Los Medanos College Food Pantry held a cooking demonstration Tuesday Oct. 29 in the Library in Room L-109. Those who attended learned new and different ways to cook and prepare items like pumpkin spread for Thanksgiving, as well as corn and green chili salad. Both recipes are healthy choices t...

API welcomes all

API welcomes all

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

October 30, 2019

The Asian Pacific Islander Club at Los Medanos College is currently welcoming any interested students as new members. The club meets Monday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library, Room L-106. “Anyone is welcome to attend and participate in this club, participants do not have to identify as Asian, ...

Maintain LMC lake, don’t feed the birds

Canada geese wading in the Los Medanos lake.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 24, 2019

The nine-acre lake behind the cafeteria has been a staple of the Los Medanos College Pittsburg campus ever since the school opened in 1974. Students and staff can be seen walking around the mile long paths that wrap around the lake on a daily basis. The geese that reside in the lake have become infamou...

Leading with impact

Student leaders Adrian Montemayor, Caitlyn Lee, Christian Ortiz and Thyra Cobbs were panelists at the Impact Conference that took phace Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18.

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

October 24, 2019

The Impact Conference, a leadership development and inspirational event for students, took place Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18. The conference hosted keynote speaker David Heredia, the creator of “Little Heroes of Color,” as well as other speakers from the college and Pittsburg area. The ev...

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