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Students in Action gather supplies for Mexico’s earthquake victims

By Anthony Kinney, Associate Editor

October 11, 2017

To aid in the relief of those impacted by the devastating earthquakes that destroyed parts of Mexico last month, the Students in Action Club is asking for donations of clothing, blankets and other essentials through the month o...

Strategy highlights exit paths, awareness

By Efrain Valdez / The Advocate, Social Media Editor

September 28, 2017

Contra Costa College administrators and first responders have a plan in place to keep people on campus safe in the case of a natural disaster. Recent catastrophes, like the three major earthquakes that have hit different parts...

Faults hinder construction options, alter project scope

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

October 21, 2016

Earthquake fault lines indicate where seismic activity will occur, but to date there is no sure way to predict when or what size earthquake will erupt from the fractured mantle supporting the places we live, work and learn. With...

Active fault transforms terrain, water table raises concerns of liquefaction

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

October 21, 2016

The Hayward Fault pins Contra Costa College between two branches of its system, with the nearer fault line running parallel to Rheem Creek, a few meters out into the drop-off area. Splitting off from the larger San Andreas Fault...

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