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WCCUSD eliminating school resource officers in wake of George Floyd killing

School resource officer program facing funding cuts

The program that staffs police officers at local schools and school events will face significant funding restraints in the near future, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown states in a report set to be discussed...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...
Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High's inspiring young band director won an emerging educator award this month from the California Music Education Association, a recognition that doesn't surprise his students or the school district in the least. Four years...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

McKinley Williams-John Easterling chess tourney set for Jan. 26

The 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess  Tournament is set for Saturday, Jan. 26. The whole community is invited to this free tournament at the Richmond Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. The quad-style tourney...

Mister Phillips opposes WCCUSD Board presidency selection

On Dec. 12, 2018, Tom Panas, member of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, was chosen by fellow members as the Board's president for 2019. In the following opinion piece,...
Richmond Promise launches workshops ahead of college financial aid deadlines

Richmond Promise workshops prep for college financial aid deadlines

With deadlines to apply for college financial aid fast-approaching, a Richmond program providing free scholarship money and support has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure every last high school senior from Richmond and North...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

The application period is now open for the Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King college scholarship program. Since 2004, the Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) has awarded over 40 scholarships to West Contra Costa...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

As school application season nears, local families will have a one-stop shop at Richmond Memorial Auditorium to view all of the available possibilities, including West Contra Costa Unified schools, both district and charter, along...
County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

As promised, the Contra Costa County Library system started off the New Year by clearing outstanding fines on all library accounts. Last month, the Library announced its plan to eliminate fines for overdue books and...

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Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

By Kathy Chouteau About 150 youth players from Richmond’s Junior Giants baseball, T-ball and softball teams gathered at Nicholl Park Tuesday afternoon for a STEM...
Mechanics Bank's no fee coin collection expands to Hilltop branch

Mechanics Bank relaunches no-fee collection drive for coins

By Kathy Chouteau Mechanics Bank has announced it is renewing its efforts to assist local businesses short on change by inviting community members to exchange...
Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

By Molly Myman The Richmond Art Center recently announced the arrival of its new curator, Roberto Martinez. Martinez is described by the Art Center as an...