Archive for May, 2013

College age women at high risk for pancreatic disorder

Aretha Welch Special to the Express I couldn’t stop crying. Though I had no reason to cry. I couldn’t stop myself from exploding in fits of anger, though I knew the response was unwarranted. I couldn’t [...]

California’s best embedded in LPC’s Fire Technology service

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News Editor The woman was dead, crushed by a pile of rubble from the pelvis down. Beside her was her young son, whose leg was caught underneath the same rubble — but he was [...]

75 percent of Earth is covered by water, but Root Beer is still cheaper

By Jason Leskiw @Unfaifthful2Law Managing Editor It’s unfortunate. Groceries are already expensive. In order to maintain a low risk for any sort of health problem, eating healthy is necessary. And now soda is less expensive than [...]

Boston fire chief resigns after criticism of bombing response

By Stephanie Gallman and Kristina Sgueglia CNN (CNN) — Boston Fire Chief Steve Abraira, whose deputy chiefs criticized him over his handling of the Boston Marathon bombings, has submitted his resignation, the Boston Fire Department said Monday on its official [...]

Jannett Jackson offered district chancellor position

William Tanner Staff Writer It’s Jannett … Ms. Jackson. The Las Positas-Chabot District extended an offer of employment to chancellor candidate Jannett Jackson on May 22. In a press release from the district office,  the Board [...]

LPC President Kevin Walthers finds new home with Allan Hancock College

Angelica Estacio Features Editor    Update: Walthers has been confirmed by Allan Hancock College’s Board of Trustees as their new President. He is set to start at AHC on July 8, 2013.   Original Story Kevin Walthers [...]

Grads leave lasting legacy: Integrated prom

By Jamie Gumbrecht CNN News (CNN) – On Saturday, 68 seniors will graduate from Wilcox County High School in South Georgia, leaving behind a legacy that could last long after they’ve said their goodbyes: Next year, for [...]

Robbie Rogers, Openly Gay U.S. Soccer Player, Joins L.A. Galaxy In Return To MLS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports. He told The Associated Press his fears about returning to [...]

Woodson signing ensures Raiders continue down yellow brick road

Jason Leskiw Managing Editor Early Tuesday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders were reported to have signed S Charles Woodson. Yes, the same Charles Woodson that was drafted fourth overall by Oakland in 1998. This time he will [...]

IRS, Three Other Agencies Closed For The Day Due To Sequestration

By Luke Johnson The Huffington Post  Spending cuts have left the IRS shuttered Friday as it faces a controversy over the targeting of tea party groups. The furloughs were put in place due to sequestration, automatic cuts included in [...]