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Register for the 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair

Register for the 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk The 2023 West Contra Costa Education Fair is set for Saturday, January 28 with fair organizers excited to bring the event back...
WCCUSD schools participate in Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

WCCUSD schools participate in Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day

At 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, students, staff and families from two WCCUSD schools walked to their respective school in honor of Civil Rights icon Ruby Bridges, according to WCCUSD Superintendent Dr. Kenneth...
Chamberlin Education Foundation delivers grants to 46 West County nonprofits

Chamberlin Education Foundation to deliver 46 grants to West County nonprofits

On #GivingTuesday, Chamberlin Education Foundation (CEF) announced 46 grant awards to nonprofit organizations serving West Contra Costa County youth. The grants of up to $15,000 are part of CEF's Community Giving Initiative.  A record number of organizations...
El Cerrito, Pinole Valley high schools win respective NCS titles

El Cerrito, Pinole Valley high schools win respective NCS titles

By Mike Kinney The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is showing its football might this season after the El Cerrito and Pinole Valley High teams won their respective North Coast Section football titles...
Richmond Promise celebrates 400 new college-bound scholars

Richmond Promise looking to hire director of development

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise, an organization that aims to build a culture of degree and certificate attainment in Richmond, is looking to hire a director of development to join its team. Ideally, the person...
WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

WCCUSD declares impasse in negotiations with teachers union

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) declared an impasse in contract negotiations with the United Teachers of Richmond (UTR) on Thursday and will seek outside mediation to resolve the disagreements. Coming to agreement...

40 Nystrom students catch premiere of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ 

By Mike Kinney Forty students from Nystrom Elementary in Richmond were treated to a special premiere screening of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, at AMC Bay Street in Emeryville on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The trip came courtesy of...
Complete college financial aid applications with help from new family guide

Complete college financial aid applications with help from new family guide

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Sara Sandhu A new California law now requires all 12th grade students to complete a financial aid application – either the Free Application for Federal...
Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

Kid-run nonprofit aims to level playing field for youth sports in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A nonprofit is stepping up to support a high school sports program in Richmond after its teenage co-founder read about the team's equipment needs in the Richmond Standard. On Thursday, Nov. 3, a...
GoFundMe aims to send Richmond High Marching Band to Disneyland

GoFundMe aims to send Richmond High Marching Band to Disneyland

The Richmond High Marching Band has worked hard representing the school and community at sporting and community events and competitions, particularly amid the pandemic. The band has -- as champion athletes would suggest --...

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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...