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DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

Shelter-in-place orders that have closed schools across the Bay Area have shined a spotlight on the potential of remote learning. But they have also exposed significant inequities at the highest-need schools, including many here...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD unveils distance learning plan, addresses report cards

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which has extended school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic until May 4, unveiled a new distance learning program and guidelines Wednesday night. Teachers, principals and families/parents...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

CCC Foundation buys 120 laptops to support remote learning

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa College Foundation has risen up during the COVID-19 pandemic to support students in need.   When Contra Costa College closed March 15 due to the crisis, it transitioned into an...
Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

Bay Area counties extending school closures through May 1

Public school systems in six counties, including the Contra Costa County Office of Education, will extend school closures through May 1 in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, it was announced today. The extension...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD expands food service sites to meet high demand

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has announced that it has expanded its food service program during the COVID-19 school closures to include eight new locations. The additions come as...
Richmond breweries keep beer flowing during shelter-at-home order

Richmond breweries keep beer flowing during shelter-at-home order

By Kathy Chouteau Although COVID-19 may have forced the temporary closure of many local businesses, Richmond’s breweries have found a way to keep the beer flowing to customers. Richmond’s East Brother Beer Co. is offering its...
Salesian reports success in first week of virtual school

Salesian reports success in first week of distance learning

Salesian College Preparatory in Richmond is reporting success in the first week of using its distance learning program, Schoology. The program launched Tuesday as schools closed in compliance with the coronavirus-related shelter-in-place order. After a...
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Ed Fund appeals for donations for WCCUSD families in need

By Kathy Chouteau The Ed Fund is rallying community support for West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) families in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. In a statement on its website, the Richmond-based nonprofit appealed...
WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual, not in-person

WCCUSD schools to temporarily open to distribute distance learning materials

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) announced Tuesday that it will temporarily open all of its schools for a three-hour window from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19. The...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

By Colette Wright  College-bound local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for the Richmond Young Scholar Scholarship. The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is offering scholarships from $500 to $3,000 to graduating seniors from Richmond,...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...