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Family Giving Tree gives 200 'education relief kits' to San Pablo students

Family Giving Tree gives 200 ‘education relief kits’ to San Pablo students

The Family Giving Tree recently donated 200 "education relief kits" for San Pablo students, according to the City of San Pablo. The city has had a partnership with the Milpitas-based nonprofit for 10 years that...
WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle's charter

WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle’s charter

By Don Gosney When the WCCUSD Board of Education met on for a Special Called meeting on Tuesday, April 28, there was a misunderstanding by almost all of the 60 public speakers and even some...
WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle's charter

WCCUSD to hold meeting on fate of Manzanita Middle School Charter

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to hold a special hearing tonight on the fate of Manzanita Middle School in Richmond. On Wednesday, April 22, the WCCUSD Board of Education voted...
WCCUSD to hold meeting on fate of Manzanita Middle School Charter

WCCUSD trustee opposes vote to close Manzanita Middle School

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the WCCUSD Board of Education is set to meet to adopt "findings of facts" regarding the charter petition renewal of Manzanita Charter School. A public hearing for the renewal was...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD mulls grading policy amid COVID-19 lockdown

The following is a communication about proposed grading policy amid the COVID-19 school closures released collectively by Matthew Duffy, WCCUSD superintendent; Jose DeLeon, president of the West Contra Costa Administrators Association; and Demetrio Gonzalez-Hoy,...
County providing emergency childcare for essential workers

County providing emergency childcare for essential workers

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is collaborating with several County partners to implement an emergency child care program to support all essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Care is being...
DonorsChoose helps keep kids learning at Richmond school

DonorsChoose helps keep kids learning at San Pablo school

By Kathy Chouteau For students at E.M. Downer Elementary School in San Pablo, the adjustment to distance learning has been made far more fun thanks to their new Legos, microscopes, Rubik’s cubes, Tetris boards and...
New Richmond blues foundation plays on amid challenging times

New Richmond blues foundation plays on amid challenging times

Kathy Chouteau The North & Greater Richmond Blues Foundation, Inc. is overcoming unexpected adversity while making its debut. But just as the music plays on, so too does Executive Director DeJeana Burkes, who hasn’t let...
Contra Costa Library unveils new storytime content

Contra Costa County Library unveils new storytime content

By Kathy Chouteau When it comes to storytime, two choices are even better than one. To that end, the Contra Costa County Library is unveiling new storytime content via two online platforms during the COVID-19...
Richmond Promise resources keep students on track amid pandemic

Richmond Promise resources keep students on track amid pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise is busy at work making sure the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t derail students’ college dreams. The organization providing college scholarships and guidance to hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond...

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Young organizers behind Richmond protest call for unity, action

Young organizers behind Richmond protest call for unity, action

By Mike Kinney At noon today, a protest is planned for Richmond Civic Center that will feature speeches and performances, followed by a march to...
Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

An annual pledge to diversity and inclusion is taking place in Richmond this month with the raising of the Juneteenth and LGBT Pride flags...
FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

The FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a white van used in the shooting of two federal officers...