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3 finalists for Contra Costa College president

3 finalists for Contra Costa College president

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa College is one step closer to having a new president. The Contra Costa Community College District recently announced three finalists for the position: Damon A. Bell, Ed.D., Tia Robinson-Cooper, Ed.D....
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

WCCUSD Board votes in favor of 100 percent in-person learning in fall

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools will reopen for 100 percent in-person learning in the fall, as long as local, state and federal guidelines allow for it and under the condition that...
Ed Fund celebration to honor teaching excellence

Ed Fund celebration to honor teaching excellence

By Kathy Chouteau The Ed Fund will host a free, virtual “Soaring to Excellence” celebration Thurs., May 6 from 5-6 p.m. during which it will honor its 38th cohort of Teaching Excellence Award winners. This year’s...
Middle College High recognized as ‘California Distinguished School’

Middle College High recognized as ‘California Distinguished School’

By Kathy Chouteau Middle College High School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has been honored by the California Department of Education as a 2021 California Distinguished School. Per an announcement by...

Nystrom Elementary believes reading is a civil right

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk As we look to return to in-person instruction, we have a unique opportunity to rethink schools — from schedules and staffing...
FAA abandons plan to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

FAA no longer plans to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

By Kathy Chouteau A proposed plan by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to divert flights off existing paths in the Oakland hills to fly over Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany and Berkeley has been abandoned, much...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an inaugural celebration of Black excellence. Set for Sat., April 24,...
Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of its May 2021 graduates

Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of May 2021 graduates

By Kathy Chouteau With graduation day in sight, the Contra Costa College Foundation has just given Contra Costa College’s May 2021 graduating class the ultimate gift by erasing all of its leftover debt, clearing away...
AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit reactivates certain bus lines for WCCUSD’s return

By Kathy Chouteau As the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) readies to reopen Mon., April 19, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) has announced the reactivation of a number of supplementary bus...
De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

By Kathy Chouteau As the De Anza High School's Asian Student Union readies to host its third annual Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Graduation Sash Ceremony, it’s appealing for community support to purchase...

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WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, four teachers and 10 scholarship-earning students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) were...
Weekend Richmond ferry service to re-launch July 3

Weekend Richmond ferry service re-launching July 3

Weekend services will launch on several ferry routes -- including the Richmond-San Francisco route -- starting on July 3. It's two days after the San...
Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail project opens to public

San Pablo completes Wildcat Creek restoration and trail project

The Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail Project is completed and the trail is now open to the community, the City of San Pablo...