Graph from training shows the rise in fentanyl-related overdose deaths in Contra Costa County from 2012 to 2022.

LMC students learn how to stay safe from fentanyl

Gabbie Munoz, Staff Writer
May 3, 2024

“Historically, overdose deaths have affected young adults to middle-aged adults,” said Mariella Sanding who led a Naloxone (Narcan) training over Zoom on April 26.  Contra Costa County’s MED’s...

The Food Pantry has new hours to continue serving LMC students.

Food pantry still serves students

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran
May 7, 2020

Editors note: The Food Pantry hours have changed from "Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m" to Mondays 2 to 4 p.m. according to Teresea Archaga. Despite recent campus closures and shelter-in-place orders...

Eloy Oakley spoke about the CARES Act at a student media teleconference held April 14 via Zoom.

CARES Act passed by senate

Katie Loughran, Features Editor/@Katie__Loughran
April 25, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act was recently passed by the U.S. Senate March 27 to help to provide relief to groups affected or impacted by the recent pandemic.  According...

Contra Costa County residents are now required to wear masks starting April 22. Photo taken March 14 at FoodMaxx  in Brentwood, Calif.

Contra Costa requires masks

Katie Loughran, Features Editor
April 17, 2020

Contra Costa County is one of many Bay Area counties now requiring members of the public and workers to wear face coverings starting 8 a.m., April 22. Contra Costa Health Services released a public...

LMC provides technology to students

LMC provides technology to students

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief
March 27, 2020

As both lab and lecture courses transition to online only, some students may find themselves struggling to produce the materials and resources they need to be successful, and may not have access to.  In...

Custodian Reynaldo Flores wipes down all door handles and surfaces everyday on campus. Photo taken March, 17.

Custodial crew continues to clean campus

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
March 27, 2020

While both students and staff are no temporarily not allowed at the Los Medanos College campus, it brings the question of how the physical campus upkeep will be maintained during the COVID-19 outbreak...

Summer registration postponed

Summer registration postponed

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer
March 26, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the registration for the summer 2020 term, originally scheduled to open April 4, has now been reset to a tentative date.  “Registration for summer will likely...

The first online Academic Senate meeting was held Monday, March 23.

Meetings held on Zoom

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano
March 25, 2020

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate held its first online Zoom meeting Monday, March 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. Due to California’s state-wide shelter-in-place order, students, staff and faculty are...

Dorthy Enomoto checks her answers in the Math Lab. Picture taken in 2013.

Math Lab moves online

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer
March 22, 2020

As lecture classes continue to transition online, the Los Medanos College Math Lab will also be transitioning to an online format. This switch will happen March 23 starting at 8 a.m. The Math Lab will...

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Armed robbery near LMC Lake puts community on alert

Adria Watson, [email protected]
October 5, 2017

A Los Medanos College student was robbed by an armed suspect Wednesday morning on the southwest side of the LMC Lake. An emergency alert sent to staff and students following the incident reported the...

Ignorance isn’t an excuse

April 13, 2017

Today’s political climate almost requires you to keep up with what’s going around you and if you’re one of those people who say you don’t watch the news, you’re in for some serious problems. And...

Death penalty back on ballot

A hot topic often discussed in class, the death penalty is back on the ballot with two propositions. The first initiative, Prop 62, focuses on repealing the death penalty, while a yes vote on Prop 66...

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