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Richmond school staffers launch fundraiser for struggling families

Staff at Richmond school launch fundraiser for struggling families

By Kathy Chouteau A trio of office staffers from Richmond’s Mira Vista Elementary have launched an online Go Fund Me fundraiser in support of the K-8 school’s struggling families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Equipped with $500...
Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

Fab Lab Richmond, Chevron partner to produce face shields for frontline workers

In normal times, the Fab Lab at Kennedy High inspires students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and community members to innovate, design and produce pretty much anything using 3D printers,...
Kennedy High seniors pick up caps and gowns to cheers, applause

Kennedy High seniors pick up caps and gowns to cheers and applause

By Mike Kinney "Nothing Can Stop Us." The message is stated on a t-shirt that was passed out Thursday to Kennedy High seniors preparing to graduate at an unusual and difficult time in world...
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

Kathy Chouteau Richmond student journalists have the “write stuff.” A total of 16 students from high schools in Richmond have earned honors in the 2020 Lesher Awards Competition, per an announcement this week by the California...
Four of WCCUSD’s finest honored for teaching excellence

Richmond educators selected as ‘Teachers of the Year’

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has named two of its finest as the district’s “Teachers of the Year.” Richmond teachers Cesar Dante-Barragan of Cesar Chavez Elementary School and Jesus Alfredo...
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...

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Blue Sky Sports to close after 40 years in Pinole

Blue Sky Sports to close after four decades in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Blue Sky Sports, the legendary local sporting goods store that's been operating in Pinole for four decades, is set to close in...
Census takers set to visit nonresponding households

Census takers set to visit nonresponding households

By Kathy Chouteau Households who haven’t responded to the 2020 Census can expect a knock on their door in the coming weeks. Starting today, census...

Richmond police investigating fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

A 50-year-old man was killed and a 46-year-old woman injured in a shooting in Richmond on Sunday, police said. Officers responded to a ShotSputter gun...