Professor Jancy Rickman looks at future plaque in the LMC Science Building for late Jerry Davis.

LMC Biology Professor memorial unites campus

Chijioke Onyeagucha, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

A memorial was held May 8 for the late Professor Jerry Davis, a visionary leader and founding member of the Biology Department at Los Medanos College from its establishment in 1974 to 2019. It was held...

Various high school businesses that sell bouquets, forever flowers, and various baked goods.

A new generation of entrepreneurs

Alondra Cisneros, Staff Writer
May 10, 2024

Most businesses in the United States are owned and run by adults but an increasing number of 14-to-16-year-olds are becoming young entrepreneurs and using the internet to expand their reach. New research...

Diverse cultures celebrated at Los Medanos College

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
May 6, 2024

Members of the East County and Los Medanos College community came together to celebrate the first multicultural festival. The event, held on April 25, attracted more than 600 people with a diverse...

Student and award recipient Daniel Farley shares impact resources have had on his educational journey.

Los Medanos College celebrates a legacy to unite the community

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
April 6, 2024

The Student Union Conference Center was packed on Feb. 29 as Los Medanos College conducted its annual luncheon in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event consisted of an awards ceremony to recognize...

‘A Tough Climb’ housing panel conversations continue

Ray Kopf and Aliyah Ramirez
November 30, 2023

A room of students, faculty and community members filled the conference room in the Student Union at Los Medanos College to learn more about housing problems in Contra Costa County. Panelists gathered...

Nothing but smiles shine across President Pamela Ralston’s face during speeches given at her welcome reception.

Pamela Ralston celebrated as first female permanent president

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 26, 2023

The sound of jazz echoed, and the reuniting of familiar faces filled the room with smiles and laughter. Members of Los Medanos and the local community came together last Thursday to celebrate the seventh...

LMC students stop, drop and hold under the tables as the entire college participates in the National Great ShakeOut that took place on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Ironic earthquake drops heads at LMC

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
October 25, 2023

Los Medanos College participated in the Great ShakeOut drill hosted nationally on Oct. 19 and during the drill, one of the alerts that was scheduled to be announced ran into an issue that caused it to...

National ShakeOut drill set for Oct. 19

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
October 5, 2023

Both Pittsburg and Brentwood campuses at Los Medanos College will be participating in a nationwide emergency drill Oct. 19 in the morning. The drill will be practiced along with several other schools across...

LMC Art Professor Ken Alexander posing for a photo as he is awarded a Proclamation for recognition of Arts and Humanities month by Pittsburg Councilmember Jelani Killings.

LMC art professor recognized by Pittsburg

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
October 4, 2023

A City Council meeting at the Pittsburg Marina Center on Oct. 2 gave out five different proclamations that would highlight aspects of what the month would represent. Los Medanos College art professor...

Chancellor-Select Dr. Sonya Christian, center, surrounded by Board of Governors President Amy Costa, left, and Board of Governors Vice President Hildegarde Aguinaldo, right.

New state chancellor named

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

After a nationwide search over the past seven months, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced on Feb. 23 the unanimous selection of Kern Community College Chancellor Sonya Christian...

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ChatGPT worries teachers

Jaden Fortier, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

The rise in a fairly new artificial intelligence chatbot could potentially cause problems in academics down the line. This new AI is ChatGPT, a chatbot released Nov. 30, 2022 and developed by OpenAI, an...

Dead body found on east side of Los Medanos Lake

Dead body found on east side of Los Medanos Lake

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

A dead body was found on the east side of the Los Medanos College lake Monday, Feb. 20 around 1 p.m. while the campus was closed during the four-day President’s Day weekend. A member of the community...

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