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Coronavirus causes WCCUSD to close all schools for three weeks

WCCUSD schools to reopen Friday after power restored

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All West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) schools that closed today due to the planned PG&E power shutoff will reopen Friday, as the power was restored earlier than expected, the district announced.   As of 3:45...

Chevron Fuel Your School launches for 10th straight year

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Ten years ago, philanthropist and entrepreneur Charles Best joined forces with Chevron on a clever program that has communities across America “fueling” local schools. The result has been nearly $49 million to boost STEM education...

Making Waves Academy celebrates campus expansion

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Making Waves Academy celebrated the expansion of its Richmond campus on Saturday that enables the public charter school to grow to as many as 1,500 students by 2024. The expansion adds another 14 acres and...

Your Monday Night Football pizza order can benefit a local school

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Plan to order pizza for the San Francisco 49ers host the Cleveland Browns in Monday Night Football tonight? Consider ordering from Mountain Mike's at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road in San Pablo (Raley's Shopping Centre),...
Coronavirus causes WCCUSD to close all schools for three weeks

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

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Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...

Contra Costa Teachers of Year honored at Concord gala

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They didn't win the overall competition, but nevertheless three West County educators were honored among 22 in Contra Costa County honored as Teachers of the Year last week at a gala dinner in Concord. Among...
Richmond Promise deadline extended to Monday, March 16

Richmond’s transformative summer

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Peter Nguyen knew from an early age he was academically gifted. Even so, the first-generation American who grew up in Richmond said college wasn’t a given. “When I was applying to college, my parents didn’t...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

WCCUSD superintendent aims to address safety at football games

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In his newsletter, Superintendent Matt Duffy addressed the shooting that occurred across the street from De Anza High after Friday night's football game that injured four people, including two students, along with other violent...

Richmond Rotary donates $100 to every Peres Elementary teacher

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By Rafael Lima As part of an annual tradition, members of the Rotary Club of Richmond dropped into Peres Elementary School on Wednesday to present $100 checks to every one of the school's 31 teachers. The...
Prologis seeks input on future of Hilltop Mall property

Shops at Hilltop, West County Reads to host free reading celebration

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West County Reads has partnered with the Shops at Hilltop to hold a free reading event on Saturday, Oct. 5, that will feature book giveaways, story time, spoken word, games, arts & crafts, face-painting...

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Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

Phila Burger continues to draw crowds as it plans a few upgrades

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you ate at Phila Burger Station? The iconic eatery has been serving up hoagies, sandwiches, burgers, cheesesteaks and...
ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

ARTSCCC selected as County’s official local arts agency

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By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors recently recognized ARTSCCC (Arts Contra Costa County) as the county’s local arts agency and the...
Jaime Guzman honored as RPD's 2023 Detective of the Year

Jaime Guzman honored as RPD’s 2023 Detective of the Year

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For Detective Jaime Guzman, it's all come full circle.  Guzman grew up in Richmond, began his career as a police explorer, was hired as a...