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Education

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First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are tips to help your child succeed

First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are important tips to...

With Aug. 24 marking the first day of school for the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), the district has sent out a list of tips from Kids.gov that can help parents ensure...
Rosie's Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

Rosie’s Girls graduates another strong class of riveters

The spirit of Rosie the Riveter is alive and well in Richmond, where 27 local girls spent six weeks this summer exploring non-traditional career options. In its seventh year, students in the Rosie's Girls program...
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...

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Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the...
Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

By Mike Kinney Construction on the state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond is set to be completed by the end of next month. Staff...
Don't miss these virtual Independence Day events

Don’t miss these virtual Independence Day events

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s fireworks along the waterfront are canceled this year. One bit of good news in this respect has been the reopening Thursday...