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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...
WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning program

WCCUSD parent reviews district distance learning experience

By Kathy Chouteau Amid a pandemic, lightning strikes, wildfire smoke and the threat of rolling power outages, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has managed a smooth launch to the 2020-2021 school year...
Same as in WWII, Richmond home front supports front line

WCCUSD to resume free meals for all youth, no school ID required

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) announced Monday it will resume the program that provides free meals to students at 15 school locations throughout the district, regardless of whether they qualify for...

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Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates, a Southern California organization that helps school boards select superintendents and executive leaders, is being tapped to assist in the search for...
Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

By Kathy Chouteau They’re called “boxes of hope,” and by the looks on the faces of the people receiving them, they deliver precisely what they...
Plans for former San Pablo City Hall draw concern from museum officials

Museum officials concerned about planned sale of former San Pablo City Hall property

By Mike Kinney Future development plans for the 4.64-acre former San Pablo City Hall property at San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane have drawn concern...