Students in search of empowered role models and symbols of equality in the United States today need not look further than the Contra Costa Community College District.
Emergency plans need more attention
A mere 15 seconds in 1989 was enough to shake the confidence of the entire San Francisco Bay Area.
Disaster lockers missing needed materials, food
As history shows, the disaster supply cabinets on campus, meant to ensure campus occupants access to first aid materials, food and water for three days in case of a major disaster, have not been regularly maintained.
Strain mounting on Hayward line
The Bay Area is at risk of experiencing a 6.7 or greater earthquake within the next 26 years according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).