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Pinole teacher celebrated at 49ers Foundation event

Teacher at Pinole school celebrated at 49ers Foundation event

A teacher at Stewart Elementary in Pinole who earned the honor of 49ers Teacher of the Game last fall was recently celebrated at the 49ers Foundation Golden Gateway Weekend in Monterey, presented by Chevron. Esmeralda...
Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Richmond's Grant Elementary

Mobile Dairy Classroom visits Richmond’s Grant Elementary

Grant Elementary students didn't have to go to the farm to receive an immersive education on food literacy. On Tuesday, the farm came to them. The Mobile Dairy Classroom Assembly by the Dairy Council of...
Youth choir beautifies Richmond with beach cleanup, music & meaningful art

Youth choir beautifies Richmond with beach cleanup, music and art

By Kathy Chouteau Rich City is even more enriched following a visit from the Kairos Youth Choir last weekend. On Sun., March 27, the choir singers—who range in age from 6-14 years old—brought the gift of...
WCCUSD releases graduation schedule for Class of 2022

WCCUSD releases graduation schedule for Class of 2022

High school graduations begin Saturday, May 21 with Middle College at the Contra Costa College football field and continue through Tuesday, June 21 with Extended Learning, West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Dr....
WCCUSD students launch ‘near space’ weather balloons

WCCUSD students launch ‘near space’ weather balloons

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s (WCCUSD) Vista K-12 Virtual Academy and Hercules Middle School communities came together the morning of Tues., March 22 to launch high altitude weather balloons into...
North Richmond Earth Day activities to get assist from tool library, volunteers

PTA yard sale to benefit Verde Elementary

By Kathy Chouteau Verde Elementary, a K-8 grade school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), will host the “Verde Mini Pulga PTA Fundraiser” Sat., March 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....
Richmond Promise celebrates 400 new college-bound scholars

Richmond Promise launches search for new team member

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise—a college success initiative that aims to build a college graduating culture in Richmond via a college scholarship, collaborative partnerships and supportive programming—is looking to hire a full-time college access and...
WCCUSD prohibits incentives, like candy, aimed at getting students to wear mask

WCCUSD prohibits incentivizing students to wear masks

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Chris Hurst says it is prohibited to incentivise mask wearing in schools, such as providing candy or doughnuts to convince students to wear them. In his...
Kennedy welding teacher finalist for teaching excellence prize

GoFundMe launched to support Kennedy High’s prom and grad night

By Kathy Chouteau Mitzi Perez-Caro, Kennedy High School’s Digital Arts and Web Design teacher, has launched a GoFundMe to help the Class of 2022 host their prom and grad night. According to Perez-Caro, the pandemic has...
WCCUSD superintendent addresses campus safety after gun-related incidents

WCCUSD superintendent addresses campus safety after gun incidents

Dr. Chris Hurst, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) superintendent, said in a public message Tuesday that he is "deeply disturbed" by two incidents last week involving weapons on high school campuses, and...

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Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...