Thursday, September 16, 2021

Education

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No injuries in 2-alarm fire on Richmond's 23rd Street

No injuries in 2-alarm fire on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney No injuries occurred as the result of a 2-alarm fire at a long-vacant commercial building at 23rd Street and Grant Avenue this morning, fire officials said. The fire was reported just before 9...

Lowrider community pays tribute to Richmond High Class of 2021

By Mike Kinney After a turbulent year, Richmond High seniors deserve a smooth ride to graduation -- or ten. On Friday, the lowrider community held their Second Annual Richmond High Car Show for Graduating Seniors on...
Kennedy welding teacher finalist for teaching excellence prize

Mobile vaccine clinics to roll into local schools next week

By Kathy Chouteau Starting next week, certain Contra Costa County public school campuses will host free COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students ages 12 and over and other community members. Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

WCCUSD students can earn HS and college credits at CCC this summer

Contra Costa College is offering West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in grades 9-11 a summertime opportunity to enroll in online college courses and earn high school and college credits at the...
WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, four teachers and 10 scholarship-earning students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) were honored last week for rising up and prevailing over the...
Michelle Obama School Virtual Grand Opening announced

Michelle Obama School gifted 500 cyber safety workbooks

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Michelle Obama School is set to be the lucky recipient of 500 cyber safety workbooks entitled “Ready, Get Set, Connect!” thanks to a donation from cloud security leader Menlo Security, which partnered with...
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At Vista High School, learning truly does happen your way

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk One blink on your drive up Barnard Street and you may miss the entrance to Vista High School — one of...
3 finalists for Contra Costa College president

3 finalists for Contra Costa College president

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa College is one step closer to having a new president. The Contra Costa Community College District recently announced three finalists for the position: Damon A. Bell, Ed.D., Tia Robinson-Cooper, Ed.D....
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

WCCUSD Board votes in favor of 100 percent in-person learning in fall

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools will reopen for 100 percent in-person learning in the fall, as long as local, state and federal guidelines allow for it and under the condition that...
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...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
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...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...