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North Richmond's Verde Elementary celebrates literacy, honors revival

North Richmond’s Verde Elementary celebrates literacy, honors revival

Students at Verde Elementary School honored Dr. Suess’ 111th birthday this week with costumes, an awards ceremony and a feast of green eggs and ham – all while celebrating a budding love of reading. The...
West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students are encouraged to apply for free public transit passes to get to school this fall.

Hey WCCUSD students, have you picked up your free public transit passes yet?

West Contra Costa County students are encouraged to apply for free WestCAT transit passes to get to school this fall. Apply here for Pass2Class, a 511 Contra Costa program that encourages the use of buses...
Video! Relive glory of El Cerrito Gauchos' big NCS win, including monster dunks

El Cerrito Gauchos defeat Las Lomas, head to NCS Division 2 title game

The El Cerrito High boys basketball team defeated Las Lomas 76-57 Wednesday night, earning a trip to the North Coast Section Division II championship game on Friday. The Gauchos (28-3) capitalized on a dominant second...
$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for Richmond's St. David School

$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for students at St. David School

The community is invited to a breakfast fundraiser for St. David School on Sunday that includes a hearty meal for just $5. The Holy Hotcakes Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser will run from 9 a.m. to noon...
Computer problems? De Anza High Tech Academy to hold Free Fix Day

Computer problems? De Anza High Tech Academy to hold Free Fix Day

The charitable brains in the De Anza High School Tech Academy are again encouraging community members to bring their troubled laptops and desktops to a Free Fix Day. The next event will be Saturday, March...
Richmond Art Center to feature works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard

Richmond Art Center to feature works of Mildred Howard and WCCUSD students

Later this month, the Richmond Art Center is set to feature the works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard, who helped beautify the Richmond BART station parking garage with her art (see photo above). Along...

Richmond High Oilers win first NCS soccer title since 1994

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEwG-x0s8vM The Richmond Oilers delivered a gem to a packed home stadium on Saturday, winning the North Coast Section Division II title with a 3-1 victory over San Lorenzo. The Oilers were down early 1-0, but...
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WCCUSD seeks input on spending priorities at community budget workshops

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is seeking the public’s input on its spending priorities at upcoming town halls on Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 7. Saturday’s meeting will be held at Peres...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

NCS basketball, soccer, wrestling playoff schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly schedule of high school sporting events, including the North Coast Section (NCS) soccer, basketball and wrestling tournament schedule. Good luck to all...

Chevron Richmond’s $35 million scholarship program for local students touted as huge win for...

Chevron Richmond's pledge to give $35 million over 10 years toward college scholarships for local students - part of a $90 million community benefits package attached to the refinery's planned Modernization Project - was...

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Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension includes new directives

Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension has new restrictions

Contra Costa County and five other Bay Area counties extended a previous stay-at-home order through May 3 and added restrictions on activities in order...
Richmond's public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Richmond public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Day and night our public safety heroes answer the call, working tirelessly to prevent crime and save lives. When they’re not doing that, they’re...
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...