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WCCUSD Expanded Learning Dept. offers free summer enrichment program 

WCCUSD Expanded Learning Dept. offers free summer enrichment program 

By Kathy Chouteau Families seeking summer enrichment for their children in the coming months might not have to look any further than their own backyards, with the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Expanded...
Richmond firefighters visit King Elementary to talk fire safety

Richmond firefighters visit King Elementary to talk fire safety

Students at Martin Luther King Elementary School recently got to see real-life heroes in person, as Richmond firefighters recently stopped by their campus to deliver important fire safety lessons. On Friday, May 6, Richmond Fire...
Nystrom Elementary students complete Girls On The Run 5K 

Nystrom Elementary students conquer Girls On The Run 5K 

By Mike Kinney A dozen students from Richmond's Nystrom Elementary School endured the heat and dust along the trails at Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont on Saturday. But in the end, all 12...
Contra Costa County officials urge schools to stay open amid omicron surge

WCCUSD awarded $30M from state to support community schools

A newly-awarded $30 million state grant will support and expand upon services provided by community schools within the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Currently, WCCUSD has 22 full-service community schools, which offer resources...
Richmond Promise readies for 5K Fun Run in partnership with Ferry Fest

Richmond Promise readies for 5K Fun Run in partnership with Ferry Fest

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise is counting down to its inaugural “5K Fun Run” Sat., June 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., which will span a “beautiful, bayside harbor route” in Richmond’s Marina Bay...
Nonprofits partner to offer free virtual family STEAM event

Nonprofits partner to offer free virtual family STEAM event

Scientific Adventures for Girls (SAfG) and CuriOdyssey are partnering to offer a free, virtual co-ed Family Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math (STEAM) Event on Thursday, May 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Elementary students and their parents...
Contra Costa College cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art Science Center

Contra Costa College cuts ribbon on new Science Center

Contra Costa College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Science Center on Thursday, May 5.  The $72 million, state-of-the-art Science Center features a 55-seat planetarium, a stargazing observation deck and three floors with dedicated...
BMX bikers bedazzle Richmond students with stunts, secrets to success

BMX bikers bedazzle students with stunts, secrets to success

By Kathy Chouteau A group of pro BMX athletes recently rode into Richmond’s Grant Elementary to help students “gear up” for success during a school assembly that showcased the “Go Green Live Clean BMX Show”...
New COVID ‘test to treat’ site opening this week in San Pablo

WCCUSD superintendent announces delay in COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Kathy Chouteau  The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has pushed back its student vaccination date requirement one year, aligning with recently revised state guidelines, Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst announced in a community...
West County Mandarin honored by California Department of Education

West County Mandarin earns California Department of Education award

By Kathy Chouteau The California Department of Education has selected Richmond’s West County Mandarin School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District as a 2022 California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Award Program winner. The program honors...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...