Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Kennedy High and Richmond High campuses set to be 'reimagined'

Kennedy High and Richmond High campuses set to be ‘reimagined’

Two separate meetings next will help inform the West Contra Costa Unified School District's (WCCUSD) efforts to re-design the Richmond High and Kennedy High campuses. Architects aim to create the plans for the physical redesigns...
Pinole Valley High School celebrates its annual Homecoming Parade.

Pinole Valley High homecoming parade rescheduled for Nov. 19

The Pinole Valley High School annual Homecoming Parade will be held Friday, Nov. 19, and police are warning about traffic impacts. The parade will kick off about 1 p.m. at Pinole Valley Park, travel down...
Richmond Promise looks to local standout to ‘lead by example’

Richmond Promise looks to local standout to ‘lead by example’

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise’s new executive director is a homegrown Richmond resident and college graduate who has carved out a successful career path that embodies the aims of the organization he now leads. On...
WCCUSD Virtual Academy students launch distracted driver social media campaign

Local students launch distracted driver social media campaign

With the majority of  fatal teen crashes in the U.S. involving reckless and distracted driving, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students decided to take action to help prevent them by launching a...
Natalie Walchuk is executive director of GO Public Schools West Contra Costa (GO WCC), and this piece was originally posted on the organization’s website here. GO WCC supports a coalition of students, families, educators, and community allies united around generating solutions to ensure that every West Contra Costa student thrives.

Richmond nonprofits release ‘A Parent’s Guide to Financial Aid’

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk GO West Contra Costa and The Richmond Promise have teamed up once again to release an updated version of A Parent’s...
Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

Giants Community Fund launches after-school PE program

By Kathy Chouteau The Giants Community Fund, a nonprofit that uplifts under-resourced youth through baseball and softball to promote health, education and character development, has added a new offering to its playbook with the launch...
UC Berkeley, EBMUD partner on new research and innovation center at Richmond Field Station

UC Berkeley, EBMUD announce new research center at Richmond Field Station

A new research and innovation center, called the Center for Smart Infrastructure, is being established at UC Berkeley's Richmond Field Station and intends to use cutting-edge technology to address infrastructure challenges posed by natural...
Pinole police increase presence at middle school after rumored threat

Pinole Middle student found with pellet gun after campus lockdown

Pinole Middle School was temporarily locked down Monday morning and a student was found in possession of a pellet handgun, officials said. Just before 9 a.m., officials at the school at 1575 Mann Drive contacted...
Richmond seeks volunteers for literacy program

Richmond seeks volunteers for literacy program

Volunteering for the Literacy for Every Adult Program (LEAP) isn't only rewarding for the volunteer and student, but also for the City of Richmond. "Every volunteer hour is actually valued at $28.54 to the city,"...
Nomination period opens for Ed Fund's Teaching Excellence Award

Substitute teacher shortage in Contra Costa County prompts job fair

A shortage of substitute teachers and other school personnel in Contra Costa County has prompted a job fair scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, in Pleasanton. The fair hosted by the Contra Costa County Office of...

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Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Contra Costa College students gain access to online courses statewide

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa College, Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College—collectively part of the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD)—are among the first...
Richmond, San Pablo and Hercules to hold tree lighting events

Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole and Hercules prep for tree lighting events

By Mike Kinney The first week of December will usher in holiday tree lighting ceremonies for West Contra Costa County cities, including Richmond, San Pablo...
AC Transit to increase service levels starting Dec. 5

AC Transit to increase service levels starting Dec. 5

AC Transit will increase service on Dec. 5 to 85 percent of pre-pandemic levels, the transit agency said. Among the changes, Line 74 serving Richmond...