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Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But the hard work is paying off for Hercules High senior Joseph Fortuna and fellow classmates...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Salesian senior wins first individual NCS tennis title in school’s 55-year history

On May 9, Dominic Tu became Salesian's first student-athlete to win an individual North Coast Section (NCS) tennis title in the school's 55-year history. The unseeded Tu defeated his No. 2-seeded Cardinal Newman opponent 6-2, 6-4...
Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian's International Student Program.

Salesian’s new international program welcomes nine students from China

Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian College Preparatory's brand new International Student Program. The program enables qualified high school students from abroad to...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

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...

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Richmond police slap 'numerous' citations on cars blocking sidewalks

Richmond police slap ‘numerous’ citations on cars blocking sidewalks

As part of a crackdown announced two months ago, the Richmond Police Department says it has issued "numerous" citations to parked cars blocking sidewalks...
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...
Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

The Richmond Museum of History has launched a new Free Field Trip program for classrooms in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The museum...