Stepping up amid tragedy

Jesse Gomez

October 17, 2017

The devastating wildfires in Northern California have been raging since Sunday, Oct. 8 and fire crews have been bravely fighting what is now known as the most destructive fire in the area to date — 42 people are confirmed dead with 68 still missing and close to 200,000 acres burned. Due to the amount...

Voting is key in state election

Voting is key in state election

LMC STAFF, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

September 30, 2016

In 2008, in a state that some call “The People’s Republic of California” for its supposed liberal politics, voters chose to place a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Seven years later, after many states had already granted the right for gay couples to marry, the Supreme Court ruled it a c...

State names chancellor

State names chancellor

Cassie Dickman, cdickman@lmcexperience.com

August 29, 2016

At the end of this year, the nation’s largest college system will be under new leadership by someone who truly understands the lives of its students – because he used to be one. Eloy Ortiz Oakley was the name announced by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors at its July 18 meeting,...

Team argues minimum wage

Debater Collin Brown speaks during the April 27 debate at Pittsburg City Hall.

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com

April 28, 2016

The decision to raise a minimum wage is always a contentious one, and it provided ample fodder for the Los Medanos College debate team as they took the stage Wednesday night at Pittsburg City Hall to argue over a $15 minimum wage. Professor Kasey Gardner welcomed the full house and explained the rules...

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