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Richmond firefighters visit King Elementary to talk fire safety

Richmond firefighters visit King Elementary to talk fire safety

Students at Martin Luther King Elementary School recently got to see real-life heroes in person, as Richmond firefighters recently stopped by their campus to deliver important fire safety lessons. On Friday, May 6, Richmond Fire...
Nystrom Elementary students complete Girls On The Run 5K 

Nystrom Elementary students conquer Girls On The Run 5K 

By Mike Kinney A dozen students from Richmond's Nystrom Elementary School endured the heat and dust along the trails at Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont on Saturday. But in the end, all 12...
Contra Costa County officials urge schools to stay open amid omicron surge

WCCUSD awarded $30M from state to support community schools

A newly-awarded $30 million state grant will support and expand upon services provided by community schools within the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Currently, WCCUSD has 22 full-service community schools, which offer resources...
Richmond Promise readies for 5K Fun Run in partnership with Ferry Fest

Richmond Promise readies for 5K Fun Run in partnership with Ferry Fest

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise is counting down to its inaugural “5K Fun Run” Sat., June 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., which will span a “beautiful, bayside harbor route” in Richmond’s Marina Bay...
Nonprofits partner to offer free virtual family STEAM event

Nonprofits partner to offer free virtual family STEAM event

Scientific Adventures for Girls (SAfG) and CuriOdyssey are partnering to offer a free, virtual co-ed Family Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math (STEAM) Event on Thursday, May 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Elementary students and their parents...
Contra Costa College cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art Science Center

Contra Costa College cuts ribbon on new Science Center

Contra Costa College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Science Center on Thursday, May 5.  The $72 million, state-of-the-art Science Center features a 55-seat planetarium, a stargazing observation deck and three floors with dedicated...
BMX bikers bedazzle Richmond students with stunts, secrets to success

BMX bikers bedazzle students with stunts, secrets to success

By Kathy Chouteau A group of pro BMX athletes recently rode into Richmond’s Grant Elementary to help students “gear up” for success during a school assembly that showcased the “Go Green Live Clean BMX Show”...
New COVID ‘test to treat’ site opening this week in San Pablo

WCCUSD superintendent announces delay in COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Kathy Chouteau  The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has pushed back its student vaccination date requirement one year, aligning with recently revised state guidelines, Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst announced in a community...
West County Mandarin honored by California Department of Education

West County Mandarin earns California Department of Education award

By Kathy Chouteau The California Department of Education has selected Richmond’s West County Mandarin School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District as a 2022 California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Award Program winner. The program honors...
Kennedy High teacher honored as Junior Achievement Educator of the Year

Kennedy High teacher honored as Junior Achievement Educator of Year

By Kathy Chouteau Mitzi Perez, a Digital Arts teacher at Kennedy High School in Richmond, was honored as a Junior Achievement of Northern California 2022 Educator of the Year at the organization’s Business Hall of...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...