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Partnership yields 700 backpacks for San Pablo students

Partnership yields 700 backpacks for San Pablo students

By Kathy Chouteau While the local landscape has changed significantly since the start of the pandemic, one thing remains the same: San Pablo kids got their backpacks. The City of San Pablo and the Family Giving...
Richmond student receives full ride as 2020 Blank School Scholar

Richmond student receives full ride as 2020 Blank School Scholar

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident Shruti Jain has been honored as a scholar by The Arthur M. Blank School of Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholar at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. As part of her honor, Jain...
WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

Virtual WCCUSD school board candidate forum set for Saturday

A virtual forum involving candidates for the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is set to take place Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. via Zoom. The forum precedes the first...

Bay Area Rescue Mission distributes 1,000 backpacks to kids in need

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) staff members and volunteers provided a bright spot on an otherwise hazy day Friday morning when they gathered in the organization’s parking on Macdonald Avenue for...
Moving Forward provides Richmond kids with school supplies, desks and headphones

Moving Forward preps Richmond students for distance learning

Over 100 bags full of school supplies, 40 desks and headphones were provided to Richmond families in need on Sunday, Sept 6. They were part of the fourth annual back-to-school program by Moving Forward, a...
WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning program

WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning experience

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a pandemic, lightning strikes, wildfire smoke and the threat of rolling power outages, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has managed a smooth launch to the 2020-2021 school year...
Same as in WWII, Richmond home front supports front line

WCCUSD to resume free meals for all youth, no school ID required

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) announced Monday it will resume the program that provides free meals to students at 15 school locations throughout the district, regardless of whether they qualify for...
Community effort provides school supplies to WCCUSD program

Community effort provides school supplies to WCCUSD program

By Mike Kinney Volunteers, local businesses and a local church were among those to join forces Saturday to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to the students of an after-school tutoring program in Richmond serving...
Richmond youth invited to free online ‘Adventures with Art’ classes

Richmond youth invited to free online ‘Adventures with Art’ classes

By Katherine Chouteau Richmond middle and high school students seeking an artistic adventure can sign up for one of three free online classes being offered by Art of the African Diaspora with funding from the...
Registration open for free online ESL classes

Registration open for free online ESL classes

By Kathy Chouteau Registration has opened for West Contra Costa Adult Education (WCCAE) ESL classes, which are offered free of charge. With WCCAE campuses closed due to COVID-19, online classes will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 8,...

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Richmond Police Department going virtual for National Night Out

Richmond Police Department going virtual for National Night Out

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Department (RPD) is taking National Night Out virtual this year and local community members are invited to join in...
Nursing students join outreach efforts at Richmond encampments

Nursing students join GRIP outreach efforts at Richmond encampments

By Mike Kinney Home is where your family is. And that's where it has needed to be for 83-year-old Doretha Hall, her daughter Denise, 53,...
Teen crash victim’s family hails off-duty sergeant as a hero

Teen crash victim’s family hails off-duty sergeant as a hero

By Kathy Chouteau While he’s being called a hero, William Eberly believes it was a matter of being in the right place at the right...