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San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

San Pablo Library offers after-school homework help for students

Students from kindergarten through 6th grade needing help with their homework after school can receive support at the San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo Ave., from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Volunteer tutors will...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron Richmond’s Black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by email...
Two WCCUSD schools named '2023 California Distinguished Schools'

Two WCCUSD schools named ‘2023 California Distinguished Schools’

The California Department of Education honored two schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and 28 in Contra Costa County with the 2023 California Distinguished Schools award. Kensington Elementary in Kensington and...
Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

UPDATE: The parade has been postponed from Jan. 28 to tentatively Feb. 4. The reason is that eight Pinole Valley High senior players qualified to play in an all-star game on Jan. 28, and...
Actors Workshop coming to downtown Richmond

Actors Workshop coming to downtown Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Dream of seeing your name in the big lights? Flo Wiley will host an Actors Workshop for adults on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in February and March at CoBiz...
Yo Gabba Gabba star coming to Richmond for storytime

Yo Gabba Gabba star coming to Richmond for storytime

By Kathy Chouteau DJ Lance Rock of Nickelodeon’s hit show Yo Gabba Gabba will join artist Jerome Lu for a reading of their new book The ABC’s of Awesomeness Sat., Jan. 14 from 11:30 a.m....
Registering for the WCCUSD is as easy as 1-2-3

Registering for the WCCUSD is as easy as 1-2-3

By Kathy Chouteau The WCCUSD has released its 2022-2023 New Family Enrollment process, and it’s as simple as three steps. First, visit bit.ly/wccusdschoolsitelocator to identify your resident school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Consuelo Lara selected as president of CCC Board of Education

Consuelo Lara selected as president of CCC Board of Education

Veteran educator Consuelo Lara, elected in 2020 to represent West County communities on the Contra Costa County Board of Education (CCCBOE), was selected as president of the Board on Wednesday.   Lara, 73, succeeds Sarah Butler...
Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

WCCUSD teachers overwhelmingly vote to authorize union strike

The United Teachers of Richmond (UTR), the union that represents educators in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike amid an ongoing impasse in contract negotiations with...
Register for the 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair

Register for the 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk The 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair is set for Saturday, January 28 with fair organizers excited to bring the event back...

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West County pays tribute to Janet Abelson

West County pays tribute to Janet Abelson’s lasting legacy

By Kathy Chouteau Former El Cerrito City Councilmember Janet Abelson, 76, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, according to the City. Her longtime legacy of public...
Jelly's Place, PetcoLove partner to offer free vaccines to pets

Jelly’s Place at risk of losing San Pablo home in auction

By Mike Kinney The Jelly’s Place animal shelter and adoption center in San Pablo could be forced from its current home at 2905 San Pablo...
'Kalua' the French Bulldog stolen at gungpoint on Barrett Avenue

‘Kalua’ the French Bulldog stolen in gunpoint robbery

Richmond police are asking for the community to be on the lookout for a French Bulldog named Kalua that was stolen at gunpoint on...