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Safeway partners with WCCUSD to provide back-to-school vaccines

Safeway partners with WCCUSD to provide back-to-school vaccines

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and Safeway are teaming up to host a clinic on Monday, July 26 that will provide free, required school vaccines, as well as the...
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

WCCUSD unveils return-to-school plan for fall

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Cost Unified School District (WCCUSD) released its “100 percent Return to In-Person Instruction Plan” to its school community Monday, following the results of three internal working groups and feedback...
WCCUSD holding hiring fair 'for all positions'

WCCUSD holding hiring fair ‘for all positions’

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is holding a hiring fair on Thursday, July 22, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond. "We're hiring teachers...
Richmond Public Library adding books to WCCUSD food giveaway events for children

Richmond Public Library to add books to WCCUSD food giveaway events

Food to nourish the body, and books to nourish the soul. The Richmond Public Library will give away books to children in conjunction with the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s free summer lunch...
Betty Reid Soskin event tonight in Richmond

El Sobrante middle school renamed in honor of Betty Reid Soskin

By Kathy Chouteau Betty Reid Soskin, the iconic 99-year-old park ranger at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, now has another distinction to add to her many accolades: middle...
WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

A tentative one-year labor agreement reached Monday between the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and its teachers union would restore cuts made in response to the district's budget crisis last year and...
Richmond YouthBUILD’s recent grads ready for construction careers

Richmond YouthBUILD’s newest grads ready for construction careers

By Kathy Chouteau Last year, Jesus Parra said his life ran into a “dead end” and he ended up in Juvenile Hall and received probation. YouthBUILD was recommended to him. “They offered us the right path...
Scholarship program accepting applications from Richmond youth

Scholarship program accepting applications from Richmond youth

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward is accepting applications for its Scholarship Program from Richmond youth ages 17-29 years old who’ve been accepted to a two or four-year college or technical school, or who are currently...
Lensaa Temesgen earns Richmond Public Library college scholarship

Lensaa Temesgen earns Richmond Public Library college scholarship

Lensaa Temesgen, a graduating senior at Middle College High at Contra Costa College, earned a $1,000 scholarship from the Friends of the Richmond Public Library and Richmond Public Library's Teen Services division to support...
North Richmond community walk to promote need for traffic safety

North Richmond community walk to promote need for traffic safety

By Mike Kinney The community is invited to join a community walk in North Richmond on Monday that aims to raise awareness about the need for traffic safety measures in the neighborhood, particularly as school...

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County superintendents of schools for Contra Costa, Alameda, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties released a joint statement Friday supporting full,...
WestCAT will be fare-free throughout September

WestCAT will be fare-free throughout September

WestCAT's Board of Directors unanimously approved offering free rides on all routes throughout September. The agency's free fares will occur as BART offers 50-percent discount...
Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both...