Trustee inquiry dropped

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018

An investigation into an anonymous complaint of alleged sexual harassment by former Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tim Farley was halted after Farley’s unexpected resignation Feb. 26. The investigation was prompted by an anonymous letter dated Jan. 24, addressed to the...

Former president, chancellor dies at 86

Former president, chancellor dies at 86

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com

November 30, 2016

John “Jack” Carhart, 86, of Walnut Creek passed away Friday, Nov. 4. He was the first president of Los Medanos College from 1970 until 1984 and the fourth Contra Costa district chancellor from 1984 until 1991. Although born in New York, his mother, a lifetime resident of Martinez, decided to r...

Trustee election draws interest

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

September 29, 2016

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...

District gives student support

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

September 1, 2016

This past summer, the Contra College Community College District and JFK University’s Community Counseling Centers partnered to begin the Student Wellness Program for both Los Medanos’ Pittsburg and Brentwood’s campuses and Diablo Valley College students beginning in July. The purpose of the...

Sexual assault on campus

Staff, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 10, 2016

The recent sexual assault on Los Medanos College that took place in the second floor restroom of the college complex last Thursday has students on edge. No one wants to be made to feel unsafe at school but it seems that there has been a lot of finger-pointing – everyone’s looking for a scapegoat...

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