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De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

Ruschard Dodd-Masters, a Richmond native and De Anza High grad, was recognized Friday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for persevering for six seasons in the Arena Football League’s minor league before becoming a quality...
Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

A project by local rapper Ricky Antonio encouraging youth expression through art has led to a must-listen song. Ricky Antonio started a hip hop class at Helms Middle School, where he attended in his youth,...
Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight Richmond high school seniors who earned the Chevron Richmond Somos -- Latin American and Hispanic Employee Network scholarship were honored at a banquet last week for demonstrating scholastic achievement, community involvement and leadership skills. The...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

Candidates for WCCUSD board of education seats to participate in three public forums

The 10 candidates running for seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election have been invited to participate in a series of three...
Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT should apply for youth academy

Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT can apply for youth academy

The Richmond Fire Department released a statement Tuesday night encouraging local high school students to join the Richmond Youth Academy, which can help prepare them for such careers as a firefighter, emergency medical technician,...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Volunteers sought to read to children at Richmond Public Library this summer

Adults and teen volunteers are needed to read to children this summer at The Richmond Public Library. The Richmond Summer Reading Heroes program runs from June 16 through Aug. 12 and is a way to...
Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But the hard work is paying off for Hercules High senior Joseph Fortuna and fellow classmates...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Salesian senior wins first individual NCS tennis title in school’s 55-year history

On May 9, Dominic Tu became Salesian's first student-athlete to win an individual North Coast Section (NCS) tennis title in the school's 55-year history. The unseeded Tu defeated his No. 2-seeded Cardinal Newman opponent 6-2, 6-4...
Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian's International Student Program.

Salesian’s new international program welcomes nine students from China

Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian College Preparatory's brand new International Student Program. The program enables qualified high school students from abroad to...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

WCCUSD to honor proficient black students at Craneway Pavilion ceremony Tuesday

Nearly 400 black high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) are set to be recognized Tuesday at the Rising Scholars' ceremony at Craneway Pavilion. The ceremony, which runs from 6:30...

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Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new...

Richmond chess tourney a spring classic

By TC Ball Spring showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of chess players at the 7th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament held on Saturday May...
Coalition to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park Tuesday

Coalition set to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park

On Tuesday, both the Richmond City Council and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will weigh in on the dispute over the future of...