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Bay Area school districts on high alert after widely distributed threat

Bay Area school districts on high alert after widely distributed threat

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An email threat sent this morning to multiple K-12 school districts in the Bay Area was deemed not credible by law enforcement.   The email reportedly claimed a bomb would detonate on campus until the release...
Betty Reid Soskin marks 102nd birthday at her namesake school

Betty Reid Soskin marks 102nd birthday at her namesake school

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By Kathy Chouteau On the morning of her 102nd birthday, Betty Reid Soskin arrived with family members at her namesake Betty Reid Soskin Middle School to be greeted by a swarm of students, school and...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron Richmond’s Black history awareness scholarship

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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. Click here to access the application. Applications must be received...
El Cerrito baseball stars earn college scholarships

El Cerrito baseball stars earn college scholarships

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) recently recognized two El Cerrito High baseball players who earned college scholarships: Matthew Barnes II and Demetriz ‘DJ’ Lewis. Matthew committed to the University of California, Davis...
Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

Marcus Davis named head football coach at Contra Costa College

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Marcus Davis, a former standout football player and coach at Pinole Valley High School, is now the head football coach at Contra Costa College. Davis was defensive coordinator at Pinole Valley High during the 2021...

The Factory Bar to mark three years with Surf & Turf Boozy Brunch

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By Kathy Chouteau Set your smartphones for a Surf & Turf Boozy Brunch Sun., Aug. 20 at 11 a.m., when The Factory Bar in Richmond will celebrate its three year anniversary. The popular bar—which rebelliously launched...
CCC professor shines light on pre-colonial African history

CCC professor shines rare light on pre-colonial African history

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By Mike Kinney Contra Costa College Professor Manu Ampim has made it his life's work to research pre-colonial African history, a subject he laments doesn't get nearly enough attention on college campuses and in the public...
NBC Sports names Richmond native as All-Star Teacher finalist

NBC Sports names Richmond native as All-Star Teacher finalist

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Stephen Ashford, a Richmond native and veteran physical education teacher at Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School, has been selected along with four other teachers as finalists for the NBC Sports Bay Area All-Star...
Middle College High School named National Blue Ribbon School

Middle College High School named National Blue Ribbon School

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond has announced that Middle College High School (MCHS) has once again been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School. MCHS earned the honor for being among the state's...
Richmond High Robotics team brings home trio of competition awards

Richmond High Robotics team brings home trio of competition awards

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond High School’s Robotics team earned three awards at this past weekend’s Western Region Robotics Forum’s “CalGames 2023” competition at Woodside High School on the Peninsula. During the competition, 42 schools participated in...

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Jelly’s Place holds out hope in finding new home

Jelly’s Place holds out hope in finding new home

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By Kathy Chouteau Jelly’s Place, an animal rescue and no-kill shelter located in San Pablo, remains hopeful about finding a new home in Contra Costa...
Pinole Classic Car Show readies to rumble into town

Pinole Classic Car Show readies to rumble into town

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By Kathy Chouteau Pinole will rev up its engines this weekend for the “Pinole Classic Car Show,” when the reverberating sounds of V8s, vibrant paint...
Richmond police conduct high-visibility patrols after fatal shootings

Richmond police conduct high-visibility patrols after fatal shootings

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The Richmond Police Department is conducting high-visibility patrols after three people were killed in two fatal shootings that occurred within hours in the city. Two...