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Strong competition for district trustee

Strong competition for district trustee
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 17, 2020

In what’s shaping up to be a tight race, Ward 2 voters will choose this Election Day among three candidates — an incumbent, a former district college president and a former Diablo Valley College student...

Accreditation Team compliments college

LMC President Bob Kratochvil and the Accreditation Team during the Oct. 8 Exit Report meeting.
Roya Mohammad and Andrew Guitron
October 13, 2020

Following a two-year process of self-evaluation, a visiting team from the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges praised Los Medanos College in its Exit Report Thursday, Oct. 8 for its...

Senates pass no confidence vote in governing board

The members of the CCCCD Governing Board
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2020

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate and Classified Senate have each passed a resolution of no confidence in the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board that oversees the three district...

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 11, 2020

In a replay of the 2016 election, voters will again have the opportunity Nov. 3 to decide between incumbent Greg Enholm and challenger Fernando Sandoval in the race for the Ward 5 trustee to serve on the...

Board rejects renewal of third administrator contract

The members of the CCCCD Governing Board
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
September 25, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board voted 3-2 not to extend the contract of Executive Vice Chancellor Eugene Huff during their Sept. 9 meeting. Huff is currently serving as the...

District finds new chancellor

District finds new chancellor
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 25, 2020

After a final closed-door interview Sept. 22, and amid controversy about the hiring process, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board has tapped Dr. Bryan Reece to be its new chancellor...

Chancellor search takes next step

LMC President and moderator of the Sept. 17 public forum listens intently to Dr. Bryan Reece
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
September 18, 2020

The search for the next Contra Costa Community College District permanent chancellor progressed further Thursday, Sept. 17 as the district held a public forum with the sole candidate, Dr. Bryan Reece. Starting...

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate

Chancellor search moves forward with single candidate
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 16, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District’s search for a new permanent chancellor made significant progress last Friday, Sept. 11 when the Governing Board narrowed its field of candidates to two, Bryan...

Panelists examine past and present of policing

Panelists during the Sept. 9 Zoom meeting.
Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 14, 2020

A panel of Los Medanos College Social Science instructors condensed a few centuries worth of policing in the United States into a roughly two-hour presentation on Zoom Sept. 9 in the third of LMC’s four-part...

District faculty upset with Governing Board

The District Governing Board members during the meeting held Aug. 25
Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
August 31, 2020
To lay off the one person who's a senior administrator of color in the name of increasing diversity is a joke.

District adopts social justice resolution

Governing Board President Rebecca Barrett discusses the resolution before it was approved in a Governing Board Meeting held June 24.
Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah
July 3, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board adopted a new resolution to endorse community and public safety engagements in social justice reform during a meeting Wednesday, June 24. This...

Chancellor search halted until fall

Chancellor search halted until fall
Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
April 19, 2020

The search for the next chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District has once again come to a halt. During a meeting held April 9, the district governing board approved delaying the search...

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