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View the latest community-related news in Richmond, CA.

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

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):
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Kennedy High 'all-star teacher' finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Kennedy High all-star teacher finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, who was named as one of five finalists for the 2015 Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher Award, unfortunately did not win the contest's grand prize of $20,000 that would...
Parents, here's an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Parents, here’s an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Salesian College Preparatory is hosting an informational meeting Wednesday night for prospective student families and anyone interested in learning more about the education offered by the school. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the...
Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday.

Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday

A new program at Kennedy High that has community volunteers providing free, one-one-one writing instruction to students is starting Friday. The highly-touted WriterCoach Connection program recruits and trains community volunteers -- including parents, lawyers, university students,...
Richmond Swim Center likely to reopen to public in late October, city officials say

Renovated Richmond Swim Center scheduled to be completed in mid-July

This new pool aims to blow the old one out of the water. A major rehabilitation of the Richmond Swim Center is scheduled to be completed in mid-July, city officials said. The public pool on the...
Richmond students selected as Buck Fellows will receive expert guidance

Richmond students selected as Buck Fellows will receive expert guidance

Two juniors from Richmond's Leadership Public School have been selected to the inaugural class of Buck Fellows, which means they'll be advised for the final two years of high school by highly regarded mentors. Sergio...
Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday.

Trainings upcoming for those wishing to volunteer as writer coaches at Richmond high schools

The highly-touted WriterCoach Connection program is holding upcoming training dates for volunteers in the community who would like to help strengthen students' writing skills at Kennedy and Richmond high schools. The program, a partnership between the...
Inspiring Kennedy High grad needs advice on becoming voice actor for animated films

Inspiring Kennedy High grad needs advice on becoming voice actor for animated films

A remarkable graduate from Kennedy High school has a voice made for animated movies -- all she needs now is advice on how to break into the field, according to her former teachers. Kennedy teachers...
Local high school students invited to free financial bootcamp in Richmond called Mad City Money

Local youth invited to free financial bootcamp in Richmond on Monday called Mad City...

Local youth are encouraged to attend a free educational event in Richmond on Monday called Mad City Money, which intends to simulate the realities of financial independence. The unique program sponsored by Travis Credit Union...

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All 330 Verde students benefit from 19th Book & Hoodie Drive

Supervisor thanks community for uniting to benefit Verde students

With support from West County residents, businesses and nonprofits, Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia said his annual Book & Hoodie Drive benefiting Verde...
Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

A shooting in North Richmond Monday night hospitalized three people, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Market...

The Shops at Hilltop to continue hosting monthly Cars and Coffee event

A massive Cars and Coffee event that entered The Shops at Hilltop's parking lot for the first time in December has been so successful...