Newly appointed 4CD Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh

Mehdizadeh selected to become chancellor Dec. 13

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
November 16, 2023

The Contra Costa Community College District has officially selected current Interim Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh as the 10th permanent chancellor.  “I feel honored and privileged to have the opportunity...

Jayden Hawkins and emby play a married couple arguing in Almost, Maine.

‘Almost, Maine’ debuts a noteworthy performance

Jordan Suisala, Staff Writer
November 16, 2023

“Almost, Maine,” a heartwarming and romantic play presented by the Los Medanos Drama department, opened Nov. 9 in the Little Theatre with a noteworthy performance. While the Little Theatre at LMC...

Here is the graph shown during the teleconference depicting the enrollment numbers that the district has seen since the 2018-2019 academic year.

LMC focuses on bringing more students to campus

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023

The second student media teleconference was held Nov. 2 and hosted by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, Dr. Sonya Christian. During the session, Christian mainly spoke about enrollment...

Members of the S.T.R.E.A.M. club creates a cardboard sign for the upcoming music festival.

S.T.R.E.A.M club creates new opportunities for musicians

Colin Wainwright, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023

Los Medanos College’s Sound Technology Recording Engineering and Audio Media club gathered in the Music Building Nov. 1 to discuss the final details of their upcoming music festival. The event will serve...

Chancellor forums held for upcoming candidates

Mohammad Najimi, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023

                  There is an empty space within the Contra Costa Community College District that needs to be occupied:...

State travel ban repealed

Ray Kopf, Staff Writer
November 2, 2023

Governor Gavin Newsom passed Senate Bill 447 earlier this year and recently, Contra Costa Community College District has adopted the bill. The bill repeals Assembly Bill 1887, which was passed in 2016...

Jayden Hawkins and emby play a married couple who wish on a shooting star.

‘Almost, Maine’ debuts at LMC in early November

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
November 2, 2023

Compelling stories of love will be captured on stage at Los Medanos College’s Little Theatre beginning Nov. 9. The playwright “Almost, Maine” written by John Cariani and directed by Clint Sides and...

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...

Map showcases the region in which the conflict has erupted between Israel and Hamas militants out of Gaza.

Attack in the Middle East addressed

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 20, 2023

Earlier this month, the Palestinian Islamic militant group Hamas invaded Israel by air, sea and land in a surprise early morning attack. Many cities and communities along the Gaza Strip lay under siege...

Luis Ramirez speaks about the rights of undcocumented citizens in California, and what we can do to help them. Photo shows the hotline numbers to call incase of a ICE sighting in your area.

‘Know Your Rights’ speech for Undocumented Students

Gabbie Munoz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023

As part of the Seventh Annual Undocumented Student Action Week from Oct. 16-20, LMC held an in-person “Know Your Rights” presentation Oct. 17 in the Student Union.  Luis Ramirez of the Immigrant...

Marty Storti

LMC hires new Athletic Director

Juan Cebreiros, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023

After searching all summer long to find a successor to former Athletic Director Richard Villegas, Los Medanos College has hired Marty Storti to fill the vacancy.  “I’ve known a few people that...

From left: panelists Star Steers, Jill Buettner and LD Green share their thoughts on the movie with the audience.

‘Barbie’ screening leads insightful discussions

Aliyah Ramirez, Staff Writer
October 10, 2023

The hit movie, “Barbie,” was screened at Los Medanos College this past Thursday from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for the audience to enjoy the film with free snacks and pink sparkled lemonade. A panel discussion...

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