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‘Ajax’ debuts at California Theater

‘Ajax’ debuts at California Theater

Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc

December 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Ajax” may be a historical Greek play but that did not stop the LMC Drama Department from modernizing it for audiences at the California Theater. Nick Garcia and the rest of the cast did an impressive job making setting “Ajax” in modern times. Garcia sat down with everyone during production to fi...

Ohlone sweeps LMC

Ohlone sweeps LMC

Hugo Calderon, @HCAL09

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Another year of volleyball has come and gone, leaving a banner at the gym during its time here. Also for the third consecutive year, the Los Medanos College women’s volleyball team qualified for playoffs. LMC was placed against Ohlone College in a must win game that they lost 3-0. The first set ended wi...

Food review: Go Vegan

Food review: Go Vegan

Marc Lopez, Alvin Jackson, and BreAnna Crawford

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Marc Lopez " 2.5 stars out of 5" Maybe it’s best to reconsider Go Vegan? Go Vegan falls short on some of its food and drinks, yet for a vegan, this may be a considerable Asian vegan choice. My experience with Go Vegan started off rough due to its location but slowly started to pay off by the ti...

Campus closure causes a scramble

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The automated texts started Thursday, Nov. 15: “CCCCD [Contra Costa Community College District] has decided to close all locations … effective 3:00 p.m. today and will reopen Monday, November 19, 2018.” The following texts brought similar messages: classes were pushed to Tuesday, Nov. 20, the...

Outdated media: the compact disc

Outdated media: the compact disc

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

When you work at a newspaper, you start to pick up a fondness for outdated media. Last March, I spent a half hour and twenty dollars at the used CD section of Half Price Books in Concord walking around the place after dinner, and since then I’ve been collecting CDs as a hobby. I’ve collected a lit...

Air quality forces campus closure

Air quality forces campus closure

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Contra Costa Community College District temporarily closed LMC, DVC and CCC along with all of their satellite campuses due to smoke pollution from the Butte County fire Thursday, Nov. 15. The air quality was deemed severe enough to be hazardous to student health and wellbeing with an Air Qualit...

Air quality causes game cancelations

Air quality causes game cancelations

Jesus Cano & Marc Lopez, @Juice_Cano & @KaptainMarc

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The effects of the Camp fire in Butte County is taking a toll on the world of Bay Area sports. The air quality level in many parts of the Bay Area reached over 150 due to the smoke making its way down from the fire originating in the town of Paradise, Calif., approximately 161 miles from the Los ...

Loaves and fishes lends a helping hand to community

NICK CAMPBELL, Staff writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Our Town, Top Stories

Tucked away in a remote location off Harbor and Garcia Avenues, one of Contra Costa County’s hardest working charities had just closed for the evening. For Loaves And Fishes, founded in 1983, it is all in a day's work. By the numbers, their success is wide-ranging and far-reaching. The organizat...

Lake pollution raises concern

Lake pollution raises concern

Leticia Robles, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College is known for its beautiful lake and geese that inhabit the water. The relaxing pathway around the lake goes under a mile with nine acres of water and is enjoyed by students, faculty and the Pittsburg community. The lake is home to various fishes, turtles and of course, birds of all kin...

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

Pittsburg seeks to curtail panhandling

ROBERT PIERCE, @RobertP_EXP

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

Everyone has seen the road signs around Contra Costa County urging drivers to “say no to panhandling” and “contribute to the solution” by donating to local charities. Several new signs have popped up in Antioch in the last few months on and around Somersville Road in particular. However, the ...

Black Friday deals inflated

DALE SATRE, @Dale Satre

November 15, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Black Friday has a storied place in American consumer culture. The day after giving thanks for our blessings — and increasingly on Thanksgiving Day too — Americans rush to stores for the best deals on gifts. But are they really the best deals? “Black Friday is essentially a paush for retailers to get numb...

EOPS Priority Registration Event

BREANNA CRAWFORD, @Lyniece_

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

EOPS will be hosting a priority registration event on campus Nov. 19 and Nov. 20th. The event is to encourage students who are foster youth, veterans and Calworks students take advantage of their priority registration for classes. “There will be food, decorations all around campus, counselors and computer l...

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