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STEAM Night makes learning fun at Mira Vista

STEAM Night makes learning fun at Mira Vista

By Zach Chouteau A fun night of learning ‘steamed’ into Mira Vista Elementary Tuesday evening, bringing with it 3D printing excitement, do-it-yourself mazes and balloon racing, along with plenty of other unexpected offerings. For those unfamiliar,...
WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

Junta del Distrito Escolar Votó Para Agregar Séptimo y Octavo Grados a Tres Escuelas

Tres escuelas primarias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Contra Costa Oeste (WCCUSD) - Montalvin, Peres y Verde – están expandiendo para incluir los grados siete y ocho. La Junta de Educación del WCCUSD votó para...
Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Volunteers are being sought to help with the annual "point in time" count of the homeless population in Contra Costa County. Volunteers must go through training scheduled for Jan. 16. Those interested in attending should...
De Anza Tech Academy holding Free Fix Day for community members

De Anza Tech Academy to hold Free Fix Day for community members

Need help with fixing your laptops or desktops? Head to De Anza High School on Saturday, Jan. 20. The De Anza High School Tech Academy is holding a Free Fix Day from 9 a.m. to...
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Rancho Market mural project moving forward

An ongoing community project to beautify Rancho Market in North Richmond is moving forward after receiving a neighborhood mini-grant from the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. Now, city officials are seeking five art apprentices who...
Richmond mobilizing for upcoming MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond mobilizing for MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond is mobilizing for the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway, an event expected to attract hundreds of community volunteers on Monday, Jan. 15. This year's event...
WCCUSD to hold annual hiring fair on Wednesday, Jan. 10

WCCUSD to hold annual hiring fair on Wednesday, Jan. 10

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is scheduled to hold its annual hiring fair -- where it will offer on-site interviews for prospective classroom teachers and classified employees -- on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Local students invited to apply for Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship

Calling all West County high school seniors! The application process remains open for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program, which provides four deserving students with scholarships in honor of William...
WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

Three West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools -- Montalvin, Peres and Verde -- are expanding to include 7th and 8th grades. The WCCUSD Board of Education voted to add the two grades...
Accomplished Richmond police dog Ronin retires

Accomplished Richmond police dog Ronin retires

In just seven years with the Richmond Police Department, he was responsible for apprehending 33 suspects and finding 50 firearms and 100 pounds of narcotics. On Wednesday, RPD announced the retirement of beloved and accomplished...

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Teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

Contra Costa teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is holding its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9...
Richmond mayor to deliver State of City address on Feb. 27

Richmond mayor to deliver State of City address on Feb. 27

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is scheduled to deliver his 2018 State of the City address at the Tuesday, Feb. 27, City Council meeting. "I invite...
Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Two women were shot and injured in Richmond Thursday night, police said. The shooting occurred about 8:35 p.m. in the 700 block of 9th Street,...