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WCCUSD sports this week: El Cerrito football team in NCS quarterfinals

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule).
Help Assemblyman Thurmond craft education legislation at Richmond Town Hall

Help Assemblyman Thurmond craft education legislation at Richmond Town Hall

Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, is holding an Education Town Hall in Richmond on Nov. 5 where he intends to use concerns of community members to craft legislation. The town hall is set to take place...
Five individuals recognized as WCCUSD 'Partners of the Year'

Five individuals recognized as WCCUSD ‘Partners of the Year’

The hard work and persistence of five individuals, including the four pictured above, have made a big impact on youths in the West Contra Costa Unified School District WCCUSD). They were each recognized by WCCUSD...

News anchor pens touching story honoring Terrance Kelly

More than a decade after he was senselessly murdered, De La Salle football star Terrance Kelly's memory lives on in a large way. Last year, Sony Pictures released the film, When The Game Stands Tall,...
Video! Relive glory of El Cerrito Gauchos' big NCS win, including monster dunks

CC Times: Veteran El Cerrito High baseball coach told to resign or be terminated

Veteran El Cerrito High baseball coach Brian Nichols has been told he will not be rehired for the 2015-16 season, the Contra Costa Times has reported. The coach says he wasn't given a reason for...
Bay Area teachers stunned at Levi's Stadium appreciation event

Bay Area teachers stunned at Levi’s Stadium appreciation event

Fifty selfless teachers who were invited onto the Levi's Stadium field Monday night kept repeating "Wow" -- and not just because they received an exclusive tour of the sparkling new facility. Prior to the event,...

Students have STEM on their minds as Mobile Fab Lab Design Challenge sets off

At Lupine Hills Elementary in Hercules on Thursday, young students drew images of a robot, a light fixture outside of a home and a fraction flower. One young man exuberantly set off on a...
Charter school parents rally in Point Richmond to demand Richmond Promise inclusion

Charter school parents rally in Point Richmond to demand Richmond Promise inclusion

Update: This story now includes a full statement from Mayor Tom Butt to local residents who attended Wednesday's rally. Richmond parents whose children attend charter schools rallied Wednesday afternoon near Richmond Mayor Tom Butt's private...
WCCUSD students challenged to create trailer design for district's new Mobile Fab Lab

Students challenged to design artwork for new Mobile Fab Lab

After the grand opening last month of the Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High -- the largest K-12 digital fabrication lab in the U.S. -- a truck that will be used to transport the...

Kennedy High junior has inspiring ascent from a harrowing childhood

The nonprofit For Richmond shared an inspiring story Tuesday about a Kennedy High student who has persevered at school and in life despite enduring an abusive, unstable childhood. Elexis Webster, 17, of Richmond, is a...

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North Richmond market mural takes shape

By Mike Kinney The mural at Rancho Market & Deli at 500 Market Ave. is coming along. The community banded together to clean up and beautify...
San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with 'questionable choice of fashion'

San Pablo police arrest robbery suspect with ‘questionable’ fashion choice

San Pablo police arrested a suspected armed robber due to his "questionable choice of fashion" about 3 p.m. Saturday. The suspect was wearing very recognizable...

Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project...