Monday, June 17, 2019

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Contra Costa College investigating its president and two VPs

The following is an announcement from Fred E. Wood, chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, about the placing of college President Dr. Katrina VanderWoude and two others in leadership on administrative leave...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student wanting to use it must sign in at the Student...
All sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

60 sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

Starting today, children under the age of 18 can eat a free breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of 60 locations in West Contra Costa County during the summer. The West Contra Costa Unified School...

County libraries serving free lunches to youth this summer

At eight Contra Costa Library locations including the San Pablo and El Cerrito libraries, free lunches will be offered to youth 18 and under during summer. Along with lunch, the libraries will offer a variety...
Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

By Rafael Lima Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond unveiled two new completed art projects on the campus during a fun and free Verde Family Fair on Saturday. The unveiling of the mosaic and mural...
Local elementary schools find success on basketball court

New league a swish for local elementary schools

In the end, the final score -- 24-17 -- failed to fully capture the championship game’s drama and importance. The Coronado Elementary Cougars, who were the defending league champs, had, in fact, found itself trailing...
From student to principal at Richmond school

From student to principal at Richmond school

A former student at St. David School in Richmond has become its principal. Kenneth Deshone Farr II first stepped foot on the St. David School campus at 871 Sonoma St. in 1997, when he started...
Discovering your voice at The Practice Space

Discovering your voice at The Practice Space

The term "stage fright" doesn’t quite cover it. Whether it’s in front of many people at a conference, or just one person at a job interview, speaking clearly and engagingly is as challenging as...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Local youth groups are set to showcase how they are creating positive community change by hosting a free event at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30...
Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond are inviting the community to the unveiling this Saturday of two new completed art projects on the campus, and also to the Verde Family Fair. The event starts...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...