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Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez honored for his work with special education students

Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez honored for his work with special education students

Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez is excelling at school, but not without ensuring that others who are less able than him also have a chance to succeed. Earlier this month, Nunez received the Jake Rockeman...
Prestigious speaker line-up announced for Richmond summit connecting youth to STEM careers

Prestigious speaker line-up announced for Richmond summit connecting youth to STEM careers

Here it is, folks. The full lineup of  speakers has been announced for the highly-anticipated Richmond summit on April 30 that aims to prep West County youth for careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering...
First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are tips to help your child succeed

Video! Watch ‘real men’ read at North Richmond’s Verde Elementary as part of literacy...

We told you last week about an impressive literacy program at North Richmond's Verde Elementary School called "Real Men Read," which has men from the community volunteering their time every month to read to...
Local students will learn to code at one of two UC Berkeley summer camp opportunities

Local students will learn how to code at UC Berkeley summer camp

Local students are encouraged to apply to attend a UC Berkeley camp this summer to learn how to code, build simple websites and apps, and understand network vulnerability and protection. West County students headed into...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond High School teacher to throw ceremonial first pitch at A’s game Saturday

A Richmond High School teacher credited with helping to revamp the school's Engineering Partnership Academy Program is set to throw the ceremonial first pitch Saturday at the Oakland A's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Aurelio...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Now that schools are back in session, a renewed effort is being made to keep West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in classrooms.

Richmond summit to battle truancy at WCCUSD schools

Now that schools are back in session, a renewed effort is underway to keep West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in classrooms. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Building Blocks...
This week's WCCUSD athletics schedule includes long list of spring sports

This week’s WCCUSD athletics schedule includes long list of spring sports

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Unique health program at Richmond's Grant Elementary tackling smoking by educating parents

Unique health program at Richmond’s Grant Elementary tackles smoking by educating parents

We told you last year about Dr. Raymond Chimezie's unique programs to improve the healths of students attending Grant Elementary School in Richmond. This year, Chimezie has a new tactic: instead of just educating students...
NCS champs Salesian to play St. Ignatius in first round of CIF state championship tournament

NCS champs Salesian to play St. Ignatius in first round of CIF state championship...

The Salesian girls basketball team had little time to celebrate their North Coast Section Division IV title, which they earned following a decisive 56-40 win Saturday over rival Saint Mary’s-Berkeley at Albany High School. On...

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$825,000 gift to support Contra Costa College business students

Retired biz professor’s estate gifts $825,000 to Contra Costa College

The Contra Costa College Foundation announced Monday that it received a gift of $825,000 from the estate of retired business professor Stephen C. Schaefer...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...