Archive for Tag Archives: ' california'

Celebrities are just as qualified to run for president

Celebrity presidents: are they a good idea? By Alex Lontoc @ALEXXLONTOC There’s nothing wrong with a celebrity running for president. People seem to negate the idea of celebrities entering politics, when our current president himself is [...]

Free year of California college

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG Free tuition for the first year of college?! In October, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 19 (AB-19,) the “California College Promise,” which provides just that, into law. Previously known as [...]

The fight against the deadly flu

By Elizabeth Joy @ELIZABE53603091 On January 4th, 2018 the 40-year-old mother of three, Katie Oxley Thomas, died just four days after being diagnosed with the flu virus, according to ABC 7 News. Residing in San Jose, [...]

California fails to decriminalize marijuana

Angelica Estacio Design Editor Puff. Puff. But don’t pass. This is what the fight to fully legalize the usage of marijuana in California looks like right now. Despite polls suggesting the majority of Californians’ support, the [...]

Experts question low rates of California community college tuition

Lisa Leff Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The fees to attend California’s community colleges are by far the lowest in the United States — less than half the national average — yet at least 40 percent [...]

Post-Coachella music festivals hitting California

Charlie Anne Urcia Staff Writer The hills of the tri-valley are fading into a golden hue. Grapevines are growing. Fruits are ripening. Summer is beckoning to casual listeners and music fans alike to come out and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]