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WCCUSD takes action after Gov. Newsom's remarks on school closures

WCCUSD officially closes school campuses for remainder of academic year

The West Constra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has closed school campuses for the remainder of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision followed recommendations by Gov. Gavin Newsom and State Superintendent...
WCCUSD takes action after Gov. Newsom's remarks on school closures

WCCUSD takes action after Newsom’s remarks on school closures

By Kathy Chouteau On the heels of California Gov. Gavin Newsom indicating the likelihood of schools remaining closed for the rest of the academic year due to COVID-19, the West Contra Costa Unified School District...
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...

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An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

By Mike Kinney Data isn't required to convince Richmond residents that illegal fireworks use ran rampant on July 4. They lit up the night sky...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...