The Advocate

Regional auto show lures crowd

Cosmetic Car Care employee Zach Lyle wipes off the fingerprints of attendees on an Infiniti Q60 coupe during the 2015 San Francisco International Auto Show at the Moscone Center on Nov. 26. Lyle and other employees were responsible for the  maintenance and visual aesthetics of the models on the show floor.

By Christian Urrutia and Jordan Khoo, Staff Photographers

December 9, 2015

Photos by: Christian and Urrutia and Jordan Khoo

Reclaiming the streets of Berkeley

Berkeley High School student volunteer Nehar Ali chaperons Wendy Xia’s daughter as she quells a simulated trash can fire during the Sunday Streets event on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley Sunday. The demonstration was provided by the Berkeley Fire Department.

By Cody Casares, Photo Editor

October 21, 2015

Photos By Cody Casares

Richmond Celebrates Home Front Festival

Elandis Brooks of Showtime Dunk launches into the air off a small trampoline to dunk the ball during the Richmond Home Front Festival at Marina Bay Park on Saturday.

By Cody Casares and Christian Urrutia, Staff Photographers

October 13, 2015

Photos by Cody Casares and Christian Urrutia

Strolling through El Sobrante

Contra Costa College volunteers wave to spectators during the parade at the El Sobrante Stroll on San Pablo Dam Road on Sunday. CCC showcased its ambulance followed by a trail of students and faculty.

By Cody Casares, Photo Editor

September 23, 2015

Photos By Cody Casares.

Oakland pride, festival galvanizes

Dancers for DJ Carlitos at the Latin Stage perform for the audience during the 6th annual Oakland Pride and Parade Festival at 20th Street and Broadway on Sunday. The festival increases awareness of many of the social and political issues affecting the transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender-queer communities.

By Cody Casares and Christian Urrutia, Staff Photographers

September 18, 2015

Photos By Cody Casares and Christian Urrutia

Fundraising feast links community

Richmond resident Jayson Reyes (right) seasons his crab during the annual All You Can Eat Crab Feed fundraiser in the Gymnasium on March 28. All funds collected from the event go toward funding the athletic department on campus.

By Marlene Rivas, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

The All You Can Eat Crab Feed was held in the Gymnasium on March 28 with the intention of raising funds for Contra Costa College’s athletic department and it received many participants from 6 to 9 p.m. The crab was cooked behind the Gymnasium by Comet men’s basketball coach Miguel Johnson, while ta...

A lens on campus construction (Spanish and English)

Technology systems assistant Mark Williams walks across the elevated foot bridge from the Physical Sciences Building to the Liberal Arts Building on Sept. 4. Williams walks past recently erected girders for the new three-story classroom building, which is scheduled to open for the fall 2016 semester.

By Mark Wassberg and Florinda Hershey

March 25, 2015

The approximately $52 million construction of the new three-story classroom building and student activities building, also call the Campus Center, began with the demolition of the 57-year-old Student Activities and Humanities buildings before the 2014 spring semester. Completion of the project is scheduled...

Como un consejero puede ayudar a estudiantes en español (PODCAST)

By Florinda Hershey, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Being unable to speak English can be an obstacle to students trying to get ahead in the U.S. Here is a Spanish speaking podcast to help inform students about the possible services available to them at the college and in particular with counselors. No hablar ingles puede ser un obstãculo para avanzar...

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