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Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Community Center celebrates ‘API’ Heritage Month

Teresa Gaines, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Our Town, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

The month of May is best known for its budding flowers and, at least in Contra Costa County, confusing weather patterns of sunshine one day and dramatic overcast the next. But to others, the month of May is about the budding cultural awareness and celebration of Asian/Pacific American heritage. Asian/Pacific...

East Bay stands up for the Earth

East Bay stands up for the Earth

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets April 22 in over 600 separate marches across the country with one common goal — support and defend science and its place in this new political paradigm. Following closely on the heels of the International Women’s March, the March for Science...

Trustee election draws interest

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

September 29, 2016


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

An 11th-hour challenger has turned what was initially an uncontested election into a full-fledged race, giving Contra Costa County Ward 5 voters the opportunity this November to choose who they want for their Contra Costa Community College District trustee. Incumbent Greg Enholm of Bay Point has re...

Water park good idea for B’wood

Amata Abatcha, Guest Columnist

September 15, 2016


Filed under Our Town, Perspectives

Kyle Szymanski of the Brentwood Press wrote an article about a possible indoor waterpark being built in Brentwood. Great Wolf Resorts, the world’s largest chain of indoor waterparks, owns and operates 13 parks in the United States, which include restaurants, family entertainment centers, retail stores...

Giving another chance for life

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

April 5, 2016


Filed under Our Town, Top Stories

Los Medanos students and staff were given the chance to save lives last week as drives for both blood and bone marrow were held on campus. LMC’s Alpha Gamma Sigma club partnered with the Be The Match bone marrow registry March 28-30 on the outdoor quad. Students were asked to join the registry by...

Center scores high

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Child Study Center was recently reaccredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children with a nearly perfect score. “This is now our second time being reaccredited after our initial accreditation and it is quite a process,” said Pamela Perfumo, a faculty...

Pittsburg’s first Halloween 5K Fun Run underway

Cristo Resendiz and Kimberly Stelly, cresendiz@lmcexperience.com

October 27, 2015


Filed under Our Town

If you have nothing to do this Halloween, the city of Pittsburg is hosting a 5K Fun Run Saturday, Oct. 31 to raise money for literacy and art programs for children in the city. “It would be nice to participate because other kids would have the opportunity to learn about literature and potentially...

Deer Valley golf scores hole-in-one

Deer Valley golf scores hole-in-one

Steven Luke, sluke@lmcexperience.com

October 30, 2014


Filed under Our Town, Sports

When Deer Valley High School is in the news, it is usually because something negative happened. Students, parents, faculty and staff at the Antioch, CA high school are trying to change the perception of the school buy using the hashtag theother2700 on social media. The Women’s golf team gave those...

Kimball Island fire darkens delta sky

Irvin Trigueros, Photo Editor, itrigueros@lmcexperience.com

January 31, 2014


Filed under News, Our Town

Homes fall victim to a 40 to 50 foot blazing brush fire started by transients on the 109-acre Kimball Island located in the Delta across downtown Antioch, Calif. The fire attracted the attention of dozens of local city residents spectating the event on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. The Contra Costa Tim...

PHS Marching Band off to London

PHS Marching Band off to London

Pete Costanza

October 5, 2012


Filed under Our Town, Top Stories

A blow from the whistle that rested around the neck of Band Major Perez Lowery sent the Pittsburgh High School Marching Show Band in motion— funneling through every door and streaming down each aisle of the auditorium to quickly line the stage chock-full of orange and black uniformed band members playing...

Maya reels into the old Brenden theater

Maya reels into the old Brenden theater

Larena Hernandez

August 31, 2012


Filed under Our Town

The Brenden Theaters said its goodbye after 22 years of service to its community. While many may wonder why it closed down so abruptly, the company simply decided to not renew its lease due to the lack of business. Award winning producer of well-known films, such as Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez, entrepreneur...

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