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$300K CEF grant to provide training for WCCUSD principals, other leaders

$300K CEF grant to provide training for WCCUSD principals, other leaders

By Kathy Chouteau West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) principals and a group of central office leaders are going to receive some instruction of their own, thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Chamberlin...
EMK Mentors, Rich City Rides roll out free Afterschool Tutoring Program

EMK Mentors, Rich City Rides roll out free Afterschool Tutoring Program

By Kathy Chouteau On the heels of a successful Back to School Bookbag Giveaway last Saturday at Unity Park, EMK Mentors is partnering with Rich City Rides again to roll out a free Afterschool Tutoring...
‘Bookbag Giveaway’ set for Unity Park Saturday

‘Bookbag Giveaway’ set for Unity Park Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau Good fortune is afoot for those still needing backpacks for the new school year. Marques Arnold’s EMK Mentors is teaming up with Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA), the Pride & Purpose Project...
Chevron Richmond donates over $94K to support vandalized schools and teachers in need

Chevron Richmond donates $94K to support vandalized schools and teachers in need

By Kathy Chouteau Chevron Richmond is donating $60,000 to six local schools that were vandalized in July, while also providing an additional $34,090 to fulfill classroom supply requests from 50 teachers across 21 schools in...
WCCUSD teachers needing supplies invited to apply for Ed Fund grants

WCCUSD teachers needing supplies invited to apply for Ed Fund grants

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) teachers needing school supplies for the start of the new year are set to get a boost from one of two mini-grant programs being offered by the...
San Pablo community collab prep hundreds of youth for return to school

San Pablo community collab preps hundreds of youth for return to school

By Mike Kinney The Kiwanis Club of San Pablo and Latino business owners joined forces with the City of San Pablo on Saturday for a free backpack and school supplies giveaway at the San Pablo...
GO West Contra Costa distributes 1,000 backpacks to local families

GO West Contra Costa distributes 1,000 backpacks to local families

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Sara Sandhu Local family advocacy organization, GO West Contra Costa, distributed 1,000 brand-new backpacks stuffed with school supplies to West Contra Costa families earlier...
BARM backpack giveaway readies students for back-to-school success

BARM backpack giveaway readies students for back-to-school success

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission’s (BARM) ethos to “love without limits” was on full display today as staff members, volunteers and local families gathered on lower Macdonald Avenue for its annual back-to-school...
College district waiving parking permit fees for Fall semester

58 percent of courses at Contra Costa College fully online this fall

UPDATE: The college district has waived the fees for parking permits for students and visitors. The story has been updated to reflect this information. Contra Costa College will have a hybrid format for fall 2022,...
Richmond awarded $9.7M grant for Main Library upgrades

Richmond adults ‘LEAP’ toward success at graduation ceremony

By Kathy Chouteau A group of Richmond adults will graduate from the Richmond Public Library’s Literacy for Every Adult Program (LEAP) tomorrow after fulfilling their academic goals to earn a GED or high school diploma....

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Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) is hosting a virtual open house for the broader West County community on Wednesday, Sept....
Hercules Bay Front Festival & Run set for this Sunday

Hercules Bay Front Festival & Run set for this Sunday

By Kathy Chouteau The Hercules Education Foundation is lacing up its sneaks to host its 2022 Annual Bay Front Festival & Run Sun., Oct. 2—an...
Ribbon cut on special new garden at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

‘Garden of Grace and Freedom’ celebrated at Rolling Hills Memorial Park

By Kathy Chouteau The Baptist Ministers' Conference of Richmond and Vicinity (BMCORV) commemorated the new Garden of Grace and Freedom at Rolling Hills Memorial Park...