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WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD board takes no action at special meeting on superintendent’s performance

West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night to determine the performance of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. "The purpose of...

Mister Phillips: Unwise to terminate WCCUSD superintendent at this time

By Mister Phillips On Monday, I announced that School Board President Tom Panas, CPA, has called a special school board meeting for this Friday at 6 p.m., at an undisclosed location. We now know the...

Janet Napolitano kicks off UC application period at Hercules schools

University of California President Janet Napolitano visited Hercules middle and high schools last week in order to kick of the application filing period for the University of California. The UC Application Filing Period ends Nov....

Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former president Dr. Katrina VanderWoude in August. On Wednesday, the Contra Costa...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Merari Castillo

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

‘Expressive Leaders’ launch party set for Richmond Food Hall

A small cohort of young leaders are set to embark on a six-month project where they will use their voice to make a difference in their community. And the community has an opportunity to support...

Richmond Promise, CCC host national conference at UC Berkeley

While President Obama's goal to transform the U.S. into the world's best educated, most competitive workforce by 2020 won’t come to fruition, Dr. Martha Kanter, former U.S. Undersecretary of Education during the Obama administration,...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jada Saechao

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Richmond summer camp wins League of California Cities award

A summer camp offered for free to Richmond youth is now an award-winning program. The city's Community Services department was one of 12 California cities to win the Helen Putam Award by the League of...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Chandani Battle

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

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WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum...

Secret’s out on Richmond’s new ninja gym

By Kathy Chouteau Traverse Fitness may have had a stealthy soft opening last month, but the secret is officially out about Richmond’s newest gym, thanks...

Salesian making history at state title game this Saturday

A team with just 23 players on its varsity roster, Salesian College Preparatory was reportedly predicted to go 5-5 this year. That prediction didn't...