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Pantry chef cooks up healthy food for thought

Pantry chef cooks up healthy food for thought

A.R. BROOM, @AlexanderRBroom

November 1, 2018

Tuna, green beans, and pumpkins were on the menu Tuesday when the Los Medanos College Food Pantry held an interactive cooking demonstration lead by Gwenn White of Contra Costa Health Services. Like many meals the event began with prepping the ingredients and setting out the totals. White helped peop...

Redevelopment ideas being floated for Concord Naval Weapons Station

Redevelopment ideas being floated for Concord Naval Weapons Station

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

October 31, 2018

Part of the Concord Naval Weapons Station could get repurposed for a university campus and research center, if local politicians and stakeholders have their way. The Concord City Council established the 14-member Blue Ribbon Committee for Campus District Revisioning Project (BRC), to evaluate the former ...

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

October 25, 2018

Los Medanos College has suffered a great loss with the death of Nursing Department staff member Joyce O’Rourke. When she fell ill and was taken to the hospital, it was discovered that she had Rheumatic Heart Disease that had gone undiagnosed for some time. She died Friday, Oct.12 from complications follo...

Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Police brutality protested in Pittsburg

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

October 23, 2018

The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression and the Anti-Police Terror Project held a rally protesting police brutality and honoring Terry Amons Junior who was killed by Pittsburg police this January in the Nation’s Giant Hamburgers on Railroad Avenue. The rally started a...

Food pantry to bring chef to LMC

Alex Camili, @A_Carnation

October 19, 2018

The Los Medanos College Food Pantry will host an interactive demonstration where students fortunate enough to reserve a spot will cook alongside a chef from the Contra Costa Health Services. The ingredients used will be from the menu that the Food Pantry provides for students who are eligible to re...

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

LMC shelters Bay Point evacuees

By Perry Continente, @PerryContinente

October 18, 2018

The LMC Gym hosted evacuees Thursday after a brushfire threatened a natural gas line in Baypoint. The Red Cross oversaw the creation and maintenance of the shelter, providing roughly 85 people with food, water and cots set up in the gym atop blue tarps. Most of those taking shelter were lying down...

“New World of work” comes to LMC

A.R Broom, @AlexanderRBroom

October 18, 2018

Los Medanos College is in the process of getting fully on-board with an educational program known as the New World of Work. According to their website, the program aims to meet the, “essential employability skills required in our emerging global economy.” Faculty and staff have created a “think ta...

Impact conference inspires

Nick Campbell, @nicky_charles

October 18, 2018

The annual Impact Leadership Conference kicked off this past Friday, welcoming to the college guest speakers from around the Bay Area. It was held at the Community Room in the school library, LMC hosted a panel of leaders who are expert in their respective fields of leadership. The topics varied across differ...

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

Oakley walks ‘out of the darkness’

MARC LOPEZ, Staff writer

October 18, 2018

You never forget the feeling that hits when you hear the news that you’ve lost a friend to suicide. In shock and awe, many begin to feel guilty, question everything and often become depressed. Vanessa Perry, Heather Estes, Tara Jean Robinson and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention belie...

Shell Oil encourages women to take the lead

ELIZABETH MCLAURIN, Staff writer

October 18, 2018

Los Medanos College invited students, as well as others from local area schools and workforce development organizations to attend a Shell Oil sponsored event highlighting opportunities available to women in technical education and career fields. The Energize Your Destiny event came to LMC Wednesday for the se...

Back Talk EP106

October 15, 2018

https://youtu.be/0FI6IbFTbRo Episode 106 of #BackTalkLMC featuring Robert Pierce and Anthony Martinez!

Measure R faces opposition with midterms weeks away

DALE SATRE, @DaleSatre

October 11, 2018

Contra Costa County voters have a thick packet of state and city propositions on the ballot this November, but a county ballot measure is being proposed as well. Measure R, sponsored by the county Board of Supervisors, proposes to allow and tax the cannabis industry in unincorporated areas of the ...

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