Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Education

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Now that schools are back in session, a renewed effort is being made to keep West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in classrooms.

Richmond summit to battle truancy at WCCUSD schools

Now that schools are back in session, a renewed effort is underway to keep West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in classrooms. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Building Blocks...
This week's WCCUSD athletics schedule includes long list of spring sports

This week’s WCCUSD athletics schedule includes long list of spring sports

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Unique health program at Richmond's Grant Elementary tackling smoking by educating parents

Unique health program at Richmond’s Grant Elementary tackles smoking by educating parents

We told you last year about Dr. Raymond Chimezie's unique programs to improve the healths of students attending Grant Elementary School in Richmond. This year, Chimezie has a new tactic: instead of just educating students...
NCS champs Salesian to play St. Ignatius in first round of CIF state championship tournament

NCS champs Salesian to play St. Ignatius in first round of CIF state championship...

The Salesian girls basketball team had little time to celebrate their North Coast Section Division IV title, which they earned following a decisive 56-40 win Saturday over rival Saint Mary’s-Berkeley at Albany High School. On...
Richmond 'Sister to Sister' empowerment summit Saturday to feature pop star-turned evangelist

Richmond ‘Sister to Sister’ empowerment summit Saturday to feature pop star-turned evangelist

The community is invited to the free Sister-to-Sister empowerment conference on Saturday in Richmond, where speakers and panels will tackle a wide range of subjects including education, prostitution, drugs and mental health issues. The...
Video! Relive glory of El Cerrito Gauchos' big NCS win, including monster dunks

Video! Relive glory of El Cerrito Gauchos’ big NCS win, including monster dunks

The El Cerrito boys basketball team's first North Coast Section title since 2003 was a sight to see. And thanks to YouTube, we get to relive some of the most incredible moments in the Gauchos'...
Upcoming Richmond summit aims to prep West County youth for STEM careers

Upcoming Richmond summit aims to prep West County youth for STEM careers

Adding diversity to the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields by bolstering educational opportunities for local underserved youth will be the focus of a major summit coming to Richmond Memorial Auditorium next month. Educators,...
Salesian girls, El Cerrito boys win NCS basketball titles

Salesian girls, El Cerrito boys win NCS basketball titles

Local high school sports fans have much to cheer about after the Salesian girls and El Cerrito boys basketball teams each won their respective North Coast Section championship games on Saturday. Salesian (28-3) went on...
Richmond Museum of History to feature Chinese shrimp camp artifacts in new exhibit

Richmond Museum of History to feature Chinese shrimp camp artifacts

A new temporary exhibit celebrating the Chinese shrimping on the San Francisco Bay, with a focus on the shrimp camps in Richmond, is set to open March 21 at the Richmond Museum of History. The...
Salesian will attempt to avenge slim loss to St. Mary's in NCS title game Saturday

Salesian will attempt to avenge slim loss to St. Mary’s in NCS title game...

Here we go again. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Salesian girls varsity basketball team will be looking to avenge last month's slim loss to rival St. Mary's. The powerhouse teams will face off in the North...

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Richmond's public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

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Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Richmond Virtual Rec Center a remedy for shelter-at-home doldrums

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library and Community Services Department have an antidote for anyone suffering the COVID-19 shelter-at-home doldrums: A Virtual Recreation Center. The...