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Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program; seeks mentors

Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program, seeks mentors

The Richmond Promise is expanding its mentorship program and seeking individuals who can support its Scholars in their academic, personal, and career success.  Building on the success of our 2018 mentor pilot program, the Promise...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student wanting to use it must sign in at the Student...
All sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

60 sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

Starting today, children under the age of 18 can eat a free breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of 60 locations in West Contra Costa County during the summer. The West Contra Costa Unified School...

Healthy Moves Outdoors Event starts summer on the right foot

Start the summer on the right foot with an active, health-focused community event for local families. The community is invited to the Healthy Moves Outdoors Event on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1...

County libraries serving free lunches to youth this summer

At eight Contra Costa Library locations including the San Pablo and El Cerrito libraries, free lunches will be offered to youth 18 and under during summer. Along with lunch, the libraries will offer a variety...

Contra Costa College investigating its president and two VPs

The following is an announcement from Fred E. Wood, chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, about the placing of college President Dr. Katrina VanderWoude and two others in leadership on administrative leave...
Principal LaForest: Heart, courage, and conviction

Principal LaForest: Heart, courage, and conviction

By Natalie Walchuk As soon as we walked out of Principal Chelsea LaForest’s office, a young student walked in and was ready to tell her how his day went from good to bad. “I want...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High special ed aide named ‘Paraprofessional of the Year’

Sopheap Sap, known to the Kennedy High community as SoSo, is no average aide. Working in special education, she never forgets a birthday for students and staff. In her six years in the class,...
Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

By Rafael Lima Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond unveiled two new completed art projects on the campus during a fun and free Verde Family Fair on Saturday. The unveiling of the mosaic and mural...
Local elementary schools find success on basketball court

New league a swish for local elementary schools

In the end, the final score -- 24-17 -- failed to fully capture the championship game’s drama and importance. The Coronado Elementary Cougars, who were the defending league champs, had, in fact, found itself trailing...

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WCWD announces four new executive hires

Four new executives were recently hired by West County Wastewater District (WCWD), which collects and treats wastewater,. The new hires, all of whom will start...

UPS seeks to expand, modernize Richmond distribution center

United Parcel Services (UPS) is looking to expand and modernize its distribution center at 1601 Atlas Road in Richmond. The Atlas Road site encompasses 63.3...