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West Contra Costa Unified School District

Sprint providing thousands of local students with free Internet

More than 300 West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) seniors on Wednesday received a free wireless Internet hotspot and 3GB of high-speed LTE data per month for up to four years thanks to...
School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

by Zach Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education honored Security Officer Andre Krashna at Richmond’s Lovonya Dejean Middle School Wednesday for his courageous leap into action last fall that...

Memorial service for El Cerrito High coach George Austin set for July 8

A memorial service for longtime El Cerrito High football coach and teacher George Austin has been scheduled for Saturday, July 8. The service will take place at 1 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 2839 May...

Community invited to use Fab Lab at Kennedy High this summer

This summer, community members are invited to use the digital modeling and fabrication equipment provided at the relatively new Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High, 4300 Cutting Blvd. On 10 dates from July 6 to...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD summer meals program starts Monday

The West Contra Costa Unified School District summer meals program begins Monday, June 12 and runs through Friday, Aug. 18, the district announced Thursday. To kick off the WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program, students and...
Grant-funded student projects to improve education to be unveiled Friday

Local student projects to improve education set for Friday unveiling

Thirty student-led projects funded through the third annual Potential Project will be showcased Friday at Living Hope Neighborhood Church in Richmond. The exhibition runs from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the church located at...
WCCUSD students invited to Getting Ready for College Conference

Middle College at CCC named Gold Ribbon School

Middle College at Contra Costa College was one of 275 middle and high schools throughout the state to be named a Gold Ribbon School. The school located at CCC at 2600 Mission Bell Drive in...
El Sobrante school's beloved custodian honored

El Sobrante school’s beloved custodian honored

He's known as "Mr. Jim" to students and teachers at Murphy Elementary and was described by the school's principal as a "jack-of-all-trades" and "master at all of them." That's why Jimmie Collier, the school's head...
2017 Law Day in Richmond set for April 28

2017 Law Day in Richmond set for April 28

A large turnout is expected at 2017 Law Day in Richmond, which provides on opportunity for local high school students to meet potential mentors in the legal and law enforcement professions. Last year, more than...
Richmond High under investigation after allegations of racial bias

Richmond High under investigation after allegations of racial bias

Richmond High School is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights on allegations of favoritism toward the "growing Latino" population at school, according to a KTVU report. "I get my...

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Richmond’s newest Starbucks to open soon

On Friday, we stopped by a construction site in Richmond's Marina Bay area where a Starbucks is set to locate, and the work crew...
WCCUSD students invited to Getting Ready for College Conference

WCCUSD students invited to Getting Ready for College Conference

West Contra Costa Unified students and parents are encouraged to attend the Getting Ready For College Conference at Contra Costa College this Saturday, Sept....

Hundreds descend on Nevin Park for Back-To-School carnival

Hundreds of local kids and their families descended upon Nevin Park in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood Wednesday for yet another fun, educational Back-To-School carnival. Carnival...