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Ed Fund celebration to honor teaching excellence

Ed Fund celebration to honor teaching excellence

By Kathy Chouteau The Ed Fund will host a free, virtual “Soaring to Excellence” celebration Thurs., May 6 from 5-6 p.m. during which it will honor its 38th cohort of Teaching Excellence Award winners. This year’s...
Middle College High recognized as ‘California Distinguished School’

Middle College High recognized as ‘California Distinguished School’

By Kathy Chouteau Middle College High School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has been honored by the California Department of Education as a 2021 California Distinguished School. Per an announcement by...

Nystrom Elementary believes reading is a civil right

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk As we look to return to in-person instruction, we have a unique opportunity to rethink schools — from schedules and staffing...
FAA abandons plan to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

FAA no longer plans to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

By Kathy Chouteau A proposed plan by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to divert flights off existing paths in the Oakland hills to fly over Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany and Berkeley has been abandoned, much...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an inaugural celebration of Black excellence. Set for Sat., April 24,...
Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of its May 2021 graduates

Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of May 2021 graduates

By Kathy Chouteau With graduation day in sight, the Contra Costa College Foundation has just given Contra Costa College’s May 2021 graduating class the ultimate gift by erasing all of its leftover debt, clearing away...
AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit reactivates certain bus lines for WCCUSD’s return

By Kathy Chouteau As the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) readies to reopen Mon., April 19, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) has announced the reactivation of a number of supplementary bus...
De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

By Kathy Chouteau As the De Anza High School's Asian Student Union readies to host its third annual Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Graduation Sash Ceremony, it’s appealing for community support to purchase...
55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show goes virtual for first time

The 55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show has gone virtual for the first time, launching on April 9 and running through June 4 (view the exhibition here). The partnership between the Richmond Art Center and...
WCCUSD selects new superintendent, first African American to serve in non-interim role

WCCUSD selects Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst, Sr. as new superintendent

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has a new superintendent. At its Wed., April 14 meeting, the Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to name Dr. Kenneth “Chris” Hurst, Sr. as...

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Bay Area health officials issue indoor mask mandate

Bay Area health officers issue indoor mask mandate

Starting Tuesday, wearing masks while in public indoor settings will be required regardless of vaccination status in seven Bay Area counties. In a joint statement...
Richmond's iconic CJ's BBQ & Grill celebrated at anniversary gala

Richmond gala celebrates Charles Evans and CJ’s BBQ & Grill

By Mike Kinney Community members turned out Friday to celebrate milestones for two beloved Richmond staples: Chef Charles Evans, who has turned 75 years old,...
BART reducing service starting Monday as ridership declines 90 percent

BART returns to ‘near-regular’ service

Starting today, BART is operating at service levels nearing pre-pandemic levels, with increased frequencies, the extension of closing times from 9 p.m. to midnight...