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Remembering LPC faculty members

In memory in Ethan Castor By Vanessa Luis @VANESSAMLUIS On Nov. 15, 2017 Las Positas unexpectedly lost a dear family member, Mr. Ethan Castor. He was 38 years old. Castor had been with Las Positas in [...]

Remembering LPC faculty members

In memory of Dennis Nelson By Blake Sperling @RATIO_ There are some people who were born solely for the purpose of impacting the lives of others. Those who think selflessly and acquire fulfillment from attributing to [...]

Despite brain cancer, LPC president returns

By Christina Vargas @CHRISTINA_VARG Russell is going down in LPC history. He is nose-to-nose with death, battling with metastatic melanoma for about a year and a half. But his method of fighting includes returning to work. [...]

Fentanyl epidemic claims local student

By Grace Ramsey @jgr7797 This past November, just days after sharing Thanksgiving dinner with his family, Valentino Villar spent the night at a friend’s house and died. According to Villar’s aunt Elizabeth Ponce, her nephew and [...]

Sanctuary for LPC students taken seriously

Elizabeth Joy @ELIZABE53603091 A silent protest spoke loudly, and perhaps it spoke even louder than words. This past week at LPC as BSU Club students gathered to support the Sanctuary Resolution. Held both Monday and Tuesday, [...]

Speech team puts on their best show

Rachel Hanna @RACHELCH97 On Fri, Dec. 1 in the Las Positas Mertes Center for the Arts, the LPC Forensics Team presented stories and monologues. The room shared laughter and some shocking moments as the students delivered [...]

New transportation fee in effect fall 2018

Tim Guan @TIM_GUAN30 In a student senate led referendum for the approval and implementation of a transportation fee for next fall semester 2018, the “Student Mobility Initiative(SMI),” has passed in a unanimous vote of 293 for [...]

The LPC Express Guide To The Major Events Of 2017

Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN Jan. 20— Donald Trump sworn into office Sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, this controversial figure stepped into power on the morning of Friday, January 20. The [...]

Chabot votes no confidence in chancellor

Rachel Hanna @RACHELCH97 Chabot-Las Positas Chancellor given vote of no confidence Chancellor Jannett Jackson of Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is receiving a vote of “no confidence” from the Chabot Academic Senate. Both LPC and Chabot [...]

State provides free tuition to incoming students

Jen Burnett @JBURNETT11 They say the best things in life are free and now you can add your first year of college to that list, thanks to Gov. Jerry Brown. On Friday Oct. 13, 2017, Brown [...]