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Richmond Public Library video series helps students develop post-graduation game plan

Richmond Public Library video series helps students develop post-graduation game plan

The Richmond Public Library has unveiled a new College & Career Video Series aimed at helping local students develop a plan for post-high school graduation. Teen Library Services Coordinator Angela Cox collaborated with Doug Harris...
WCCUSD superintendent warns of violent Tik Tok challenge

WCCUSD superintendent warns of violent TikTok challenge

By Kathy Chouteau In his Fri., Oct. 1 community message, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst warned the school community of a “Devious Licks” TikTok challenge encouraging youth “to...

After WCCUSD approves COVID-19 vaccination mandate, Gov. Newsom announces plans for statewide requirement

By Kathy Chouteau In the wake of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education approving vaccine mandates for students and staff on Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a similar requirement for...
WCCUSD may limit outdoor activities amid ‘Spare the Air’ alert

WCCUSD meeting to discuss vaccine mandates for students, staff

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has scheduled a special board meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a hot topic of concern to local families: potential COVID-19 vaccine mandates...

San Pablo Library staff to host lowrider virtual panel discussion

Lowrider culture thrives in Richmond and has become important to the fabric of many other California communities. As part of "Latinx and Spanish Heritage Month," the San Pablo Library staff, Albert Garcia, will host a...
WCCUSD arts mini-grants available from the Ed Fund

WCCUSD arts mini-grants available from the Ed Fund

By Kathy Chouteau The application period is open for the West Contra Costa’s Public Education Fund’s (the Ed Fund) Bradley Arts Mini-Grants. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 30, for grants ranging from...
Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond icon Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday today by cutting the ribbon on a West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) middle school...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted its 2021 Scholarship Award Ceremony & School Supply Giveaway Aug....
On her 100th birthday, WCCUSD to celebrate renaming school in honor of Betty Reid Soskin

On her 100th birthday, WCCUSD to celebrate renaming school in honor of Betty Reid...

By Kathy Chouteau Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, will receive a very special gift from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) for her 100th birthday: a middle school...
Six WCCUSD schools close due to power outages

WCCUSD schools close due to power outages

Four West Contra Costa Unified School District schools closed for early dismissal at 10 a.m. Friday due to widespread power outages in Richmond and surrounding communities, the district said. Those schools include Coronado Elementary School,...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...