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Nystrom students get school supplies, health education ahead of campus return

By Mike Kinney With in-person learning set to resume April 19, community leaders joined volunteer healthcare professionals on Saturday to provide 100 backpacks and other school supplies to students at Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond,...
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...
WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Counselor Erica Martinez has a clearly defined mission: help high school students discover their passions and find a path that will...

Richmond Public Library launches laptop lending program

The Richmond Public Library announced that it is expanding its mobile device lending services to include Windows 10 laptops. The program aims to address the digital divide by connecting residents to library resources including Brainfuse...
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Library offering $1K college scholarship to Richmond HS student

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library and Richmond Public Library Teen Services are sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to a senior high public, charter, or private school student who is a Richmond resident who...
WCCUSD, Safeway to host free COVID vaccination clinic

WCCUSD, Safeway to host free COVID vaccination clinic

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and Safeway are hosting a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Two hundred appointments will be available for...
NFL player still consults with dedicated Kennedy High athletic director

NFL’s McKinley continues to consult with his track coach at Kennedy High

By Mike Kinney Carl Sumler is both the athletic director and a coach at Kennedy High. But current and former student-athletes often refer to him as "uncle." The latter title is fitting for a man...
WCCUSD Board votes to reopen school campuses starting April 19

WCCUSD Board votes to reopen school campuses starting April 19

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Friday to reopen its 54 schools for limited in-person learning starting April 19. Trustee Jamela Smith-Folds voted no. In-person learning will be...
$2M investment in Learning Hubs serves over 250 Contra Costa students

Contra Costa Learning Hubs serve over 250 students during pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) has helped alleviate some of the challenges families are facing by investing $2 million for the 2020-21 school year in...
Parents to rally to reopen WCCUSD schools on anniversary of closures

Parent group ‘frustrated’ by WCCUSD labor agreement on school reopening

West Contra Costa Safe Open Schools released a response to a tentative labor agreement reached between the school district and its employee unions on reopening plans. The group's statement follows in full: West Contra Costa...

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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)...
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)...
Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

The Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday. The new grocery store, along with a Chase Bank, Peet's Coffee and a...