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350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, local motorcycle association

350 Richmond summer camp kids to receive free backpacks thanks to city, motorcycle association

Six summer camps in Richmond will end with 350 kids receiving free backpacks and school supplies as part of a partnership between the Richmond Recreation Department and One Richmond Motorcycle Association, according to the...
Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

Chevron cuts first check for highly-anticipated Richmond Promise scholarship program

All students who live in Richmond and graduate from a public high school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District, including charter schools, will be eligible for the $35 million Richmond Promise program,...
WCCUSD alums to hold community meeting in Richmond Saturday on educational equity

WCCUSD alums hosting community meeting in Richmond Saturday on several district issues

A group of college undergrads who attended West Contra Costa public schools are encouraging the community to attend an informative meeting at the Coronado YMCA in Richmond on Saturday on the topic of educational...
Richmond's Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker

Richmond’s Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis...

Richmond hip hop artist Iamsu! has been enjoying even more attention from the national music media lately, including Rolling Stone, for his contributions on a track by Travis Barker, the former drummer for Blink...

Project SEED has local teens conducting actual research in professional labs

On weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 17-year-old chemistry whiz Itzel Gonzalez (pictured above) is tied up in the lab conducting time-sensitive research assignments. Far from summer school, however, the incoming Richmond High senior...
Some WCCUSD parents to get 'extra credit' for graduating from Parent University program

‘Extra credit’ for graduates of WCCUSD’s Parent University program

Nearly 300 parents at nine West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools are more familiar with the local education system -- and thus more able to connect their children to opportunities -- after...
WCCUSD sports this week: El Cerrito football team in NCS quarterfinals

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule):

Berkeley Global Campus Seeks Richmond Resident for Community Working Group

The Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay is seeking a housing expert and a local community member to join its Community Working Group. The Working Group was formed to make recommendations on binding, legally enforceable...

Chevron and the Oakland A’s Team Up to Teach Local Youth Baseball and Science

The home field of the Oakland A’s at the O.co Coliseum became a field of dreams on Tuesday afternoon for more than 100 Richmond kids who participated in a baseball clinic led by former Major...

West County Students and Teachers Discover Engineering at CSU East Bay Camp

Students and teachers from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) got a taste of college life during a week-long summer engineering program held last week at California State University East Bay (CSUEB). The...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...