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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, [...]

Plans for better campus parking

By Elijah Kutsenda Las Positas College is developing its campus according to the Facilities Master Plan released in 2012. The campus has already seen improvements with the construction of the 100 building but can also expect [...]

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 [...]

13 dead in Oregon Community College Campus, Shooter Down

        By Mitchell Mylius A surprise shooting left over 20 dead at the Umpqua Community College Campus in Roseville, Oregon. About 180 miles south of Portland. State police Lt. Bill Fugate told KATU-TV [...]

Counseling office barely meets student needs

Brandon Clutter Staff Writer At Las Positas College, the counseling center, in building 1600, is available to students with questions about their courses and time at LPC. According to the LPC website, the counselors’ role is [...]

BART, union reach agreement to end strike

Michael Cabanatuan San Francisco Chronicle It’s over – and just in time to ease Tuesday morning’s commute. The four-day BART strike ended Monday night with a tentative agreement between the transit agency and its two largest unions. [...]

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, [...]