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Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and must be received by...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Enterprise Holdings launches automotive training program at Contra Costa College

By Kathy Chouteau Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental provider and operator of the Enterprise, National and Alamo companies, is launching its Automotive Collision Engineering Pilot Program at Contra Costa College (CCC) in San...
Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

WCCUSD releases survey in response to in-person learning legislation

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) families are being asked to respond to a survey about a possible return to in-person instruction. The "Thought Exchange" survey aims to "gather families’ feelings around returning...
WCCUSD Santas deliver gifts to homes of Downer Elementary kindergarteners

WCCUSD Santas deliver gifts to kindergarteners’ homes

By Mike Kinney Santa Claus came early for dozens of students at Downer Elementary in Richmond. Today, three Santas (who also happen to be employees of the West Contra Costa Unified School District), hopped on First...
Verde Elementary mural inspires students to ‘reach for the stars’

Verde Elementary mural inspires students to ‘reach for the stars’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Verde Elementary unveiled a vibrant new mural this month with the inspirational title, “Reaching for the Stars.” Although, due to the pandemic, the students didn’t have a hand in painting it,...

‘Sugar-Coated Toy Shop’ sweetens holidays for Nystrom students

By Mike Kinney About 150 Richmond children will have a sugar-coated holiday season thanks to a sweet gesture by Sacramento cupcake makers. Last year, Mrs. LaQueanya Henry, who owns Sacramento-based Sugar-Coated Cupcakes with her daughter Mechiala,...
Annual Verde fundraiser a success despite pandemic

Annual Verde fundraiser a success despite pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia’s 22nd annual fundraising drive for Verde Elementary School in North Richmond proved successful despite the pandemic. Mostly individual donors rallied to raise more than $3,000 to purchase...
Nystrom Elementary penny drive raises $1,900 for homeless

Nystrom Elementary penny drive raises $1,900 for homeless

By Mike Kinney A Richmond elementary school's penny drive raised $1,900 for a local homeless shelter and services program. On Tuesday, Rachel Porzig, vice principal at Nystrom Elementary at 230 Harbour Way South, and the Rev....
‘Finance U’ events to give the 411 on financial aid and more

‘Finance U’ events to give the 411 on financial aid and more

By Kathy Chouteau Travis Credit Union is launching two interactive, virtual events in December to help educate youth about financial aid opportunities for postsecondary education, selecting a school and prepping for campus life and admissions....

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Father and his two sons driving force behind J&E Auto Repairs

Father and sons driving force behind J&E Auto Repairs

By Mike Kinney Ever wonder what the "J" and "E" stand for in J&E Auto Repairs on 23rd Street in Richmond? It stands for a...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center calling for artists for African Diaspora exhibit

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is welcoming artist participants for its virtual “Art of the African Diaspora” exhibition, with the registration deadline...

Richmond man arrested in connection with I-80 shooting

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on westbound Interstate Highway 80 west of the Bay Bridge toll...