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Amid enrollment season, families invited to education fair

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With the West Contra Costa Unified School District's enrollment for new families and school transfers fast-approaching, local families will be able to attend a one-stop shop of information about district schools and programs at...
Richmond school will be renamed after former First Lady Michelle Obama

Parents call to rename Wilson Elementary after Michelle Obama

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Should Woodrow Wilson Elementary School be renamed after former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama? Some parents and students at the school, which is operating on a temporary campus in El Cerrito while its permanent campus...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

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Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

High school football action not over; Bay Showcase set for Saturday

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With Salesian College Preparatory winning its first ever state title, Kennedy High making it all the way to the North Coast Section Division VI championship game, and the De Anza Dons nearly coming from...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

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Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

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The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng, that intrigue helped to inspire a career. An electrical engineer at...
Coronavirus causes WCCUSD to close all schools for three weeks

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

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Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum Monday with the stated aim of launching a public input...

Contra Costa College celebrates groundbreaking for science center

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Contra Costa College held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a $73 million Science Center that features a 55-seat planetarium and rooftop astronomical observation deck. The 3-story building, set to be completed in fall 2021,...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Sharon Jackson

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Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
Coronavirus causes WCCUSD to close all schools for three weeks

WCCUSD board takes no action at special meeting on superintendent’s performance

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West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night to determine the performance of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. "The purpose of...

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Nobody does Juneteenth like Richmond

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By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney A beautiful day shone one of Richmond's most important community gatherings Saturday: the annual Juneteenth Parade and Festival. Hundreds of...
Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

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Richmond police made four arrests and seized four firearms within a 30-hour period starting Wednesday. The series of arrests started around the same time in...
BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

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By Kathy Chouteau BART has assigned restroom attendants to monitor the newly renovated El Cerrito Del Norte Station. The assignment marks the first time BART has...