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WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual due to COVID-19

By Matthew Duffy, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District The school year ends in four weeks. Time has flown by as we have tried to deal with the impact of transitioning to...
WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

WCCUSD ‘finalizing plans’ for high school graduations

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matthew Duffy First, I would like to wish all of the mothers a Happy Mothers Day and Día de las Madres. Even though a normal celebration may not be possible due to...
Lowriders to show support for Richmond High's Class of 2020

Lowriders to show support for Richmond High’s Class of 2020

By Mike Kinney Even though a traditional graduation remains uncertain, the Class of 2020 graduates are scheduled to pick up their caps and gowns at Richmond High from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Either...
Family Giving Tree gives 200 'education relief kits' to San Pablo students

Family Giving Tree gives 200 ‘education relief kits’ to San Pablo students

The Family Giving Tree recently donated 200 "education relief kits" for San Pablo students, according to the City of San Pablo. The city has had a partnership with the Milpitas-based nonprofit for 10 years that...
WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle's charter

WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle’s charter

By Don Gosney When the WCCUSD Board of Education met on for a Special Called meeting on Tuesday, April 28, there was a misunderstanding by almost all of the 60 public speakers and even some...
WCCUSD confirms decision not to renew Manzanita Middle's charter

WCCUSD to hold meeting on fate of Manzanita Middle School Charter

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to hold a special hearing tonight on the fate of Manzanita Middle School in Richmond. On Wednesday, April 22, the WCCUSD Board of Education voted...
WCCUSD to hold meeting on fate of Manzanita Middle School Charter

WCCUSD trustee opposes vote to close Manzanita Middle School

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the WCCUSD Board of Education is set to meet to adopt "findings of facts" regarding the charter petition renewal of Manzanita Charter School. A public hearing for the renewal was...
WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

WCCUSD mulls grading policy amid COVID-19 lockdown

The following is a communication about proposed grading policy amid the COVID-19 school closures released collectively by Matthew Duffy, WCCUSD superintendent; Jose DeLeon, president of the West Contra Costa Administrators Association; and Demetrio Gonzalez-Hoy,...
County providing emergency childcare for essential workers

County providing emergency childcare for essential workers

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is collaborating with several County partners to implement an emergency child care program to support all essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Care is being...
DonorsChoose helps keep kids learning at Richmond school

DonorsChoose helps keep kids learning at San Pablo school

By Kathy Chouteau For students at E.M. Downer Elementary School in San Pablo, the adjustment to distance learning has been made far more fun thanks to their new Legos, microscopes, Rubik’s cubes, Tetris boards and...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...