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Education

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Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

Contra Costa College’s Aqua Terra Grill fired up for business

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy some Crisp Shrimp with Tomato & Sweet Basil Salad? Or maybe some Beef Short Rib with Root Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes is a little more up your alley. Whatever your pleasure,...
Supporting student and teacher mental health during COVID-19

Supporting student and teacher mental health during COVID-19

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk It has become incredibly clear that the pandemic has increased the mental health needs of adults and children alike. The stressors...
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Dr. Bryan Reece set to become college district’s next chancellor

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board announced today it is beginning contract negotiations with Dr. Bryan Reece to become the district’s next permanent chancellor. If all proceeds according to...
Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Public Schools: Tamalpais has announced that enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins Oct. 1. Summit Tamalpais is a tuition-free public charter school located at 3020 Hilltop Mall Road in San Pablo. The school...
Hundreds of cars caravan across Richmond for racial justice

Contra Costa College to hold racial justice caravan and rally

Contra Costa College is set to hold a rally and vehicle caravan on Saturday "to highlight injustices experienced by people of color, and celebrate the contributions of Latinx, indigenous, Black, and other communities of...
Partnership yields 700 backpacks for San Pablo students

Partnership yields 700 backpacks for San Pablo students

By Kathy Chouteau While the local landscape has changed significantly since the start of the pandemic, one thing remains the same: San Pablo kids got their backpacks. The City of San Pablo and the Family Giving...
Richmond student receives full ride as 2020 Blank School Scholar

Richmond student receives full ride as 2020 Blank School Scholar

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond resident Shruti Jain has been honored as a scholar by The Arthur M. Blank School of Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholar at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. As part of her honor, Jain...
WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

Virtual WCCUSD school board candidate forum set for Saturday

A virtual forum involving candidates for the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is set to take place Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. via Zoom. The forum precedes the first...

Bay Area Rescue Mission distributes 1,000 backpacks to kids in need

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) staff members and volunteers provided a bright spot on an otherwise hazy day Friday morning when they gathered in the organization’s parking on Macdonald Avenue for...
Moving Forward provides Richmond kids with school supplies, desks and headphones

Moving Forward preps Richmond students for distance learning

Over 100 bags full of school supplies, 40 desks and headphones were provided to Richmond families in need on Sunday, Sept 6. They were part of the fourth annual back-to-school program by Moving Forward, a...

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'Grab & Go' festival serves up pumpkins, treats and school supplies

‘Grab & Go’ festival serves up pumpkins, treats and school supplies

By Mike Kinney Halloween got an early -- and COVID-safe -- start on Friday, when the West Contra Costa Youth Service Bureau in Richmond hosted...
Richmond community center fire forces polling place relocation

Richmond community center fire forces polling place relocation

By Kathy Chouteau The Booker T. Anderson Community Center on S. 47th Street in Richmond was the scene of a two-alarm fire Wednesday that has...
As wildfires persist, new electronics restoration biz to open in San Pablo

As wildfires persist, new electronics restoration biz to open in San Pablo

With destructive wildfires occurring annually in California, the need for electronics restoration services is growing. Aakash IM Inc. is in that business, and this week...