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WCCUSD kickstarts summer meals offerings for kids

WCCUSD serving summer meals to youth at dozens of locations

The WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program is back to provide free healthy meals for children and teens 18 years of age and younger. The program aims to continue to provide nutritious foods to kids while...
Richmond awarded $9.7M grant for Main Library upgrades

Bay Area Discovery Museum’s ‘Try It Truck’ coming to Richmond library

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is rolling over to the Richmond Public Library with its "Try It Truck" hands-on engineering program. The program will locate in Main Library's courtyard at 325 Civic Center Plaza on...
Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka 'Mr. Hercules'

Community mourns death of Gerald Montgomery, aka ‘Mr. Hercules’

By Mike Kinney The Hercules community is mourning the death of Coach Gerald Montgomery, 59, a longtime, beloved and influential member of the Hercules High staff and the local community. West Contra Costa Unified School District...
Richmond runs to support city's college-bound students

Richmond runs to support city’s college-bound students

The Richmond waterfront was the place to be on Saturday with perfect weather and two fun community events: The innaugural Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run, which began and ended at Craneway Pavilion and spanned...
Friends of the Richmond Public Library to re-open 'Book Nook'

Friends of the Richmond Public Library to re-open ‘Book Nook’

By Mike Kinney The Book Nook will reopen at the Richmond Main Branch Public Library on Monday, June 20, according to Ellen Gailing, a board member with The Friends of the Richmond Public Library (FORPL). The...
Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Did you know that, on average, high schools in WCCUSD have just over 1,200 students? That’s almost double the size of...
District parents rallying for safety at Board of Education meeting

District parents set to rally for safety at Board of Education meeting

Parents of West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students who are concerned about safety at schools are planning to rally at the Board of Education meeting set for Wed., June 15 from 6:30-10...
Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run and Ferry Fest set for this Saturday

The Richmond Promise's inaugural “5K Fun Run” is scheduled for Sat., June 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion, and will coincide with the first-ever Richmond Ferry Fest, which occurs...
WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

Statement from WCCUSD superintendent on elementary school shooting in Texas

Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), released the following statement in reaction to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday: Dear WCCUSD...
Greenwood Academy speech competition speaks on power of community

Greenwood Academy speech competition speaks on power of community

By Kathy Chouteau While Sylvester Greenwood Academy students Octavious Mims and Oswaldo Navarrete earned the spotlight at a speech competition in the school’s gym last week, they ended up turning the spotlight right back on...

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Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

Pinole Valley High homecoming parade to prompt road closures

The Pinole Valley High School Homecoming Parade will prompt road closures Friday afternoon. The parade will start at about 2 p.m. at Pinole Valley Park...
Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

Richmond launches electric vehicle car share program

By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond Transportation Department and Charge Up Contra Costa launched an electric vehicle (EV) car share program operated by Miocar...
Richmond Little League sign-ups happening at RPAL Saturday

Richmond Little League & Girls Softball welcomes sign-ups for 2023

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Little League Baseball & Girls Softball is welcoming sign-ups for the 2023 season at an event Sat., Oct. 1 from 1-3...