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Brentwood smokehouse gives back

Brentwood smokehouse gives back

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

November 8, 2018


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Meaty aromas, classic rock and the American spirit fill the dining room of the American Heroes Smokehouse barbecue restaurant in Brentwood. Owned by Jo Danberry, the daughter-in-law of company founder and CEO Ed Danberry, a Vietnam veteran, the restaurant is dedicated to southern-style barbecue, sou...

Concert band class holds impromptu performance

Concert band class holds impromptu performance

Lilly Montero, @Lilly_Montero3

November 8, 2018


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Dr. Luis Zuniga’s concert band class held an impromptu performance on the steps of the Student Services building last Thursday, Nov.1. “We just wanted to get out of the music area and get out and perform,” said Zuniga. After a quick setup, the band performed “Suite from Symphonie Fantastique” by H...

Experience staff wins at Northern JACC conference

Lilly Montero, @lilly_montero3

November 8, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Experience staff made off with a handful of awards at this year’s Journalism Association of Community Colleges Northern Regional Conference. Both current staff members and veteran staff members from prior semesters won awards. JACC conferences consist of several workshop...

Golden Gate Orchestra radios in

Golden Gate Orchestra radios in

Robert Pierce, @RobertP_EXP

November 1, 2018


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“Under the direction of maestro Luis Zuniga, the Golden Gate Radio Orchestra is now on the air,” declared vocalist Eric Riberio as the Golden Gate Radio Orchestra began its second concert in two years at Los Medanos College Oct. 30. They began with a performance of “Great Day,” the title them...

Kaiser health fair drives LMC up the wall

Alvin Jackson, @AlTheJournalist

November 1, 2018


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LMC holds a free health fair in the outdoor quad every fall semester. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the goal of the health fair is to bring healthcare awareness to the surrounding communities. Daniel Mejia, health fair coordinator, is happy to be apart of the process that creates healthy communitie...

LMC welcomes social justice major

LETICIA ROBLES, Staff writer

November 1, 2018


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Los Medanos College is offering a new social justice major. San Francisco State University was the first school to offer the major, and now LMC is following their lead. “The same people that created the social justice major created the ethnic studies department,” said Tue Rust, math professo...

Professor brings Dia de Los Muertos to LMC

Professor brings Dia de Los Muertos to LMC

Anthony Martinez, @mtpphoto

November 1, 2018


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Dia de Los Muertos and Halloween have become somewhat tied over the past few years in a wave of cultural trading. Los Medanos College is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in more ways than one, with classroom and public events being held on campus. This day means a lot to people in the Latinx community ...

Redevelopment ideas being floated for Concord Naval Weapons Station

Redevelopment ideas being floated for Concord Naval Weapons Station

Dale Satre, @DaleSatre

October 31, 2018


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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 ...

Oktoberfest part 4: Epidemic

Oktoberfest part 4: Epidemic

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

October 25, 2018


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Check out the first in our Oktoberfest series here.  The first thing people notice about Epidemic is it's unlikely location. As you approach the brewery, tucked away among businesses and warehouses down a Concord side road, you may begin to doubt that you are in the right place but thos...

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

LMC says goodbye to a fellow colleague

BreAnna Crawford, @Lyniece_

October 25, 2018


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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...

LMC soccer concedes no goals in BVC

LMC soccer concedes no goals in BVC

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

October 25, 2018


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If the Los Medanos College women’s soccer team performs the way they did in the last portion of Tuesday afternoon’s game, they will be more than unstoppable. After creating multiple opportunities throughout the game but coming up scoreless, the shots that mattered were executed in the last 15 min...

Ofrendas commemorate the dead

Ofrendas commemorate the dead

Perry Continente, @PerryContinente

October 25, 2018


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The smells of burning sage and braising carnitas filled the air at Oakland Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos event. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a multi-day holiday, celebrated throughout Mexico and parts of Central and South America, that celebrates and remembers the dead. The mass...

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