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Supervisor Gioia holding annual Verde Elementary fundraiser

Supervisor Gioia holding annual Verde Elementary fundraiser

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia's annual fundraiser for Verde Elementary will continue this year, except his related holiday party will occur on Zoom rather than in person. Every year for more than two decades,...

No dance at 68th Annual Snow Ball, but scholarship competition will go on

By Mike Kinney Despite the pandemic, the Richmond Community Services Department is still planning to crown a king and queen at its 68th Annual Snow Ball event, set to take place virtually this December. High school...
Chevron Richmond donates $30K to WCCUSD distance learning initiatives

Chevron and Oakland A’s provide $30k technology grant to WCCUSD

By Kathy Chouteau Apple iPads and data plans are headed to Stege Elementary thanks to a $30,000 donation by Chevron and the Oakland A's Community Fund to support distance learning in the West Contra...
WCCUSD superintendent addresses reports of immigration enforcement

WCCUSD superintendent to resign at end of school year

By Kathy Chouteau Superintendent Matthew Duffy of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has announced that the current 2020-2021 school year will be his last heading up the district. Duffy expressed in a community...
WCCUSD to celebrate Native American heritage in November

WCCUSD to celebrate Native American heritage in November

As the nation celebrates and preserves Native American culture this month, so will the West Contra Contra Unified School District (WCCUSD). The WCCUSD Board passed a resolution Wednesday honoring Native American History Month at its...
Michelle Obama School Virtual Grand Opening announced

Michelle Obama School ‘flexible learning spaces’ a Bay Area first

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School was unveiled this morning during a Virtual Grand Opening ceremony on Facebook Live that gave the community a front row seat to what Principal Claudia Velez called...
Details on Michelle Obama School virtual grand opening Thursday

Details on Michelle Obama School virtual grand opening Thursday

By Kathy Chouteau New details have emerged regarding the Michelle Obama School’s Virtual Grand Opening, which is set for 11-11:30 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 29 on Facebook Live at @MichelleObamaSchool. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD)...
Ready to tackle your student’s financial aid application? A tool for you

New tool helps families tackle college financial aid process

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk GO West Contra Costa and the Richmond Promise are proud to offer a toolkit to support families as they navigate...
Dr. Bryan Reece Courtesy of Dr. Bryan Reece.

College district board approves contract for new chancellor

Dr. Bryan Reece has become the 9th permanent chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, after the district's governing board approved his contract at its Oct. 14 meeting. He will begin work Nov. 1...
National program aims to boost postsecondary student success in Richmond

Contra Costa College’s spring semester to remain online

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District, home to Contra Costa College in San Pablo as well as two additional colleges and educational centers, will be holding its spring 2021 semester courses and...

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Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates, a Southern California organization that helps school boards select superintendents and executive leaders, is being tapped to assist in the search for...
Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

By Kathy Chouteau They’re called “boxes of hope,” and by the looks on the faces of the people receiving them, they deliver precisely what they...
Plans for former San Pablo City Hall draw concern from museum officials

Museum officials concerned about planned sale of former San Pablo City Hall property

By Mike Kinney Future development plans for the 4.64-acre former San Pablo City Hall property at San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane have drawn concern...