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Two days left to apply for Chevron Somos Network college scholarships

WCCUSD to honor proficient black students at Craneway Pavilion ceremony Tuesday

Nearly 400 black high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) are set to be recognized Tuesday at the Rising Scholars' ceremony at Craneway Pavilion. The ceremony, which runs from 6:30...
More than 200 WCCUSD seniors to publicly announce college choice at unique celebration Saturday

More than 200 WCCUSD seniors to publicly announce college choice at unique celebration Saturday

More than 200 West Contra Costa Unified School District students are set to publicly announce their colleges of choice at a ceremony Saturday at El Cerrito High School. The event, called Decision Day 2015, will...
New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding project

New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding...

The Richmond Museum Association has announced a new lecture series aboard the SS Red Oak Victory that will focus on the San Francisco Bay. The series, entitled Above, Below and In the San Francisco Bay!,...

Richmond High electric bike challenge sees significant growth in participation

The fourth annual pairing of Richmond High School students with technical mentors to design, construct and race electric-powered bicycles has grown in participation from 20 students in 2012 to 50 this year. Starting in February,...
Former major leaguer Bip Roberts to speak at community rebuild of JFK ball field

Neighbors asked to join community renovation of Richmond’s John F. Kennedy ballfield Saturday

Neighbors are being asked to volunteer their time this Saturday for a daylong community effort to renovate the John F. Kennedy Park ballfield in Richmond. In April, the field at Cutting Boulevard and 41st Avenue...
School bus containing four kids crashes into parked car in Richmond

U.S. News & World Report names WCCUSD’s Middle College H.S. among nation’s best

For a second straight year, U.S. News & World Report magazine has ranked Middle College High School (MCHS) of the West Contra Costa Unified School District among the top high schools in the nation,...
Some WCCUSD parents to get 'extra credit' for graduating from Parent University program

Nearly all West County schools get boost from Chamberlin Gratitude Grants program

While technology is vastly changing the way students learn in classrooms, with some schools equipping their students with iPads, many West County public school teachers struggle to equip their pupils with basic materials like...
Important week in WCCUSD spring sports

Important week in WCCUSD spring sports

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Donations sought for kids free play programs at Iron Triangle parks

Donations sought for kids free play programs at Iron Triangle parks

With no summer school options in the Iron Triangle and few programs available for thousands of local children, the nonprofit Pogo Park is asking community members to donate to the free summer play programs...
More details released on free smoke alarm program in North Richmond

More details released on free smoke alarm program in North Richmond

Earlier this month, we told you how American Red Cross representatives and fire officials will begin installing free smoke alarms in North Richmond homes this Saturday as part of a five-year goal to reduce...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...