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Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

DeJean Middle School asks fathers to bring their children to first day of school

The faculty and staff at Dejean Middle School are encouraging men in the community to bring their children to school on Monday, which is the first day of classes at most West Contra Costa...
Parents of kids at new Hilltop school upset by parking restrictions at mall

Parents of kids at new Hilltop school upset by parking restrictions at mall

Some parents whose children attend the brand new Aspire Public Schools campus across from Hilltop Mall are upset they are being prohibited from parking in the shopping mall's lots, even when there are plenty...
Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

RPAL carnival to begin tonight and run through Sunday at Civic Center

If you drove past Richmond Civic Center Friday morning, you would have noticed a colorful carnival being set up. From Friday through Sunday, the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is hosting a back to school...
Salesian biology lab overhaul a 'boost for STEM curriculum'

Salesian biology lab overhaul a ‘boost for STEM curriculum’

Students returning to Salesian College Preparatory this fall will benefit from a complete overhaul of the school's biology lab thanks to a $250,000 grant from an anonymous donor. Improvements include new flooring, a prep room...
First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are tips to help your child succeed

First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are important tips to...

With Aug. 24 marking the first day of school for the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), the district has sent out a list of tips from Kids.gov that can help parents ensure...
Rosie's Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

Rosie’s Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

The spirit of Rosie the Riveter is alive and well in Richmond, where 27 local girls spent six weeks this summer exploring non-traditional career options. In its seventh year, students in the Rosie's Girls program...
350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, local motorcycle association

350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, motorcycle association

Six summer camps in Richmond will end with 350 kids receiving free backpacks and school supplies as part of a partnership between the Richmond Recreation Department and One Richmond Motorcycle Association, according to the...
Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

All students who live in Richmond and graduate from a public high school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District, including charter schools, will be eligible for the $35 million Richmond Promise program,...
WCCUSD alums to hold community meeting in Richmond Saturday on educational equity

WCCUSD alums hosting community meeting in Richmond Saturday on several district issues

A group of college undergrads who attended West Contra Costa public schools are encouraging the community to attend an informative meeting at the Coronado YMCA in Richmond on Saturday on the topic of educational...
Richmond's Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker

Richmond’s Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis...

Richmond hip hop artist Iamsu! has been enjoying even more attention from the national music media lately, including Rolling Stone, for his contributions on a track by Travis Barker, the former drummer for Blink...

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Join us for free movies and activities this summer at the San Pablo Community Center (2450 Road 20)! The fun begins at 6:30pm with activities and games. Be sure to bring your low back chairs and blankets for the movie that begins at dusk. The first movie for 2018 will be "Emoji" on Friday, June 22, 2018 . Acompáñenos para ver películas gratuitas y actividades este verano en el Centro Comunitario de San Pablo (2450 Road 20) La diversión comienza a las 6:30pm con actividades y juegos. Recuerde de traer sus propias sillas y cobijas para ver las películas. La primera película del 2018 será “EMOJI” el viernes junio 22, 2018

‘Emoji Movie’ set to kick off San Pablo’s free Movies Under the Stars series

"Emoji Movie" is set to kick off San Pablo's free Movies Under the Stars series this Friday. The movies will be screened at the San...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this...
BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...