Archive for Tag Archives: ' budget'

2013-2014 budget created to ‘live within our means’

Kalama Hines Features Editor The Las Positas College tuition cost is in no immediate danger of rising, but that is not necessarily a good thing. On Jan. 10, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown released his budget plan [...]

College Budget Recipes:Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowl

By William Tanner Arts & Entertainment Editor Hey guys, Express Chef Will is back. Since the summer is upon us and I am back to my lazy ways with the school year being over, I’ve been [...]

College Budget Recipes: Steak and homemade sauce

Will Tanner Staff Writer  Hey, Will the Express Chef here. I thought I would try to find all of you some of my favorite recipes. Each week we’ll highlight my favorite fast and easy recipes for [...]

Equitable funds allocated in new budget model

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News Editor Sharing is caring. Between sister schools, it is also sometimes necessary. On March 19, the Board of Trustees approved a new budget allocation model for the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. This [...]

State’s community colleges spend millions on duplicative administrators

Erica Perez Agustin Armendariz California Watch   The state’s 72 community college districts spend tens of millions of dollars on administrative positions that could be consolidated or shared by districts a short drive away, a California [...]

Editorial — California Watch article on school consolidation gets it wrong

A recent article published by investigative reporting agency California Watch found that California community colleges could save “tens of millions of dollars” by consolidating districts and sharing administrative positions between schools that are within close proximity [...]

Las Positas students face class placement challenges

Angelica Estacio Features editor One of the first things you will learn about economics is the relationship of supply and demand. When the consumers’ needs grow, entrepreneurs should increase production to provide. And when the latter [...]

Prop 30 to provide stability for state community colleges

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News editor California Community Colleges are finally out of the red and into the black when it comes to the state budget. The 2013-2014 Budget Plan proposal has been released to Las Positas College, [...]