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Richmond Library online resource offers homework and resume help

New Richmond Library resource helps with homework, resume and more

By Kathy Chouteau Homework help, paper feedback and resume assistance are at community members’ fingertips thanks to Brainfuse, a new on-demand eLearning resource launched by the Richmond Public Library for people of all ages. As part...
WCCUSD food boxes for families now all-organic

All-organic food boxes support WCCUSD families and local farms

By Kathy Chouteau Amid school closures during the pandemic, one bright spot has been the partnership between Conscious Kitchen and the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which has resulted in the distribution of...
4 WCCUSD teachers recognized for teaching excellence

WCCUSD teachers recognized for teaching excellence

With the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest challenging classroom environments nationwide in 2020, teachers across the West Contra Costa Unified School District stepped up their game to ensure educational and inclusive learning environments. Particularly these...
Women leaders inspire youth at S.H.E. Leads STEM Summit

Women leaders inspire youth at S.H.E. Leads STEM Summit

By Kathy Chouteau A coach for the San Francisco Giants, the diversity leader of a multi-national corporation and the founder of a popular media and technology company joined a Zoom call on Tuesday sharing at...
Parents to rally to reopen WCCUSD schools on anniversary of closures

Parents to rally to reopen WCCUSD schools on anniversary of closures

A coalition of parents, caregivers, students and community members who are calling for the reopening of West Contra Costa School District (WCCUSD) schools for in-person learning plan to rally at Nicholl Park in Richmond...
Nonprofit sets students up for success at Berman Speech Invitational

WCCUSD students shine at Berman Speech Invitational

By Kathy Chouteau In February, local nonprofit The Practice Space partnered with the El Cerrito High School Speech and Debate Team to host the Berman Speech Invitational, an online speech and debate tournament featuring middle...
Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their guidance this week to enable indoor youth sports to start...
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up to four years—toward a two-year or four-year college and/or a...
518 East Bay girls gather for Richmond STEM summit

Summit to empower female students on STEM career paths

By Kathy Chouteau The Junior Achievement of Northern California’s annual S.H.E. Leads STEM Summit March 8-10 may be going virtual this year, but its aim will remain steadfast: connecting business leaders and outstanding Northern California...
Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

Former Terrapin Crossroads chef launches new Richmond bistro

By Kathy Chouteau Some might be daunted at the prospect of launching a new restaurant amid a pandemic. But backed by 20 years of culinary experience—much of which has been spent as the head chef...

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Red Flag Warning issued for North Bay and East Bay

Red Flag Warning issued for North Bay and East Bay

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for the North and East Bay, the first of the season, from tonight through Monday...
Free Junior Giants baseball & softball clinics this month; league starts in June

Free Junior Giants clinics this month; league starts in June

By Kathy Chouteau Know what’s even better than going out to the ball game? Playing in it! Local boys and girls ages 5-14 will have...
Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

By Kathy Chouteau An appointment is no longer necessary to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at county-run vaccination sites, according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS)....