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West Contra Costa Education Fair to offer a world of resources

West Contra Costa Education Fair to offer a world of resources

By Kathy Chouteau West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and EnrollWCC are coming together to host the West Contra Costa Education Fair for the benefit of local families on Sat., Jan. 28. The fair will...
San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

San Pablo Library offers after-school homework help for students

Students from kindergarten through 6th grade needing help with their homework after school can receive support at the San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo Ave., from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Volunteer tutors will...
Apply now for Chevron’s Black history awareness scholarship

Apply now for Chevron Richmond’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 email...
Two WCCUSD schools named '2023 California Distinguished Schools'

Two WCCUSD schools named ‘2023 California Distinguished Schools’

The California Department of Education honored two schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and 28 in Contra Costa County with the 2023 California Distinguished Schools award. Kensington Elementary in Kensington and...
Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

Parade planned to honor historic Pinole Valley High football season

UPDATE: The parade has been postponed from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. The reason is that eight Pinole Valley High senior players qualified to play in an all-star game on Jan. 28, and the...
Actors Workshop coming to downtown Richmond

Actors Workshop coming to downtown Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Dream of seeing your name in the big lights? Flo Wiley will host an Actors Workshop for adults on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in February and March at CoBiz...
Yo Gabba Gabba star coming to Richmond for storytime

Yo Gabba Gabba star coming to Richmond for storytime

By Kathy Chouteau DJ Lance Rock of Nickelodeon’s hit show Yo Gabba Gabba will join artist Jerome Lu for a reading of their new book The ABC’s of Awesomeness Sat., Jan. 14 from 11:30 a.m....
Registering for the WCCUSD is as easy as 1-2-3

Registering for the WCCUSD is as easy as 1-2-3

By Kathy Chouteau The WCCUSD has released its 2022-2023 New Family Enrollment process, and it’s as simple as three steps. First, visit bit.ly/wccusdschoolsitelocator to identify your resident school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Consuelo Lara selected as president of CCC Board of Education

Consuelo Lara selected as president of CCC Board of Education

Veteran educator Consuelo Lara, elected in 2020 to represent West County communities on the Contra Costa County Board of Education (CCCBOE), was selected as president of the Board on Wednesday.   Lara, 73, succeeds Sarah Butler...
Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

WCCUSD teachers overwhelmingly vote to authorize union strike

The United Teachers of Richmond (UTR), the union that represents educators in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike amid an ongoing impasse in contract negotiations with...

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CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

CoBiz Richmond creators unveil STEAM career app

By Kathy Chouteau A new STEAM The Streets App aims to raise awareness and access for youth to high-demand career opportunities in STEM and arts....
Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

Take a stroll around Point Pinole during Black History Month

By Kathy Chouteau Celebrate Black History Month with a stroll around Richmond’s beautiful coastline at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park Sat., Feb. 11. The event...
Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11

Richmond police patrol activity report for Jan. 27-29

Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to 645 calls for service...