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Free dental program at Coronado Elementary has grand opening

The highly anticipated free dental program serving students at Coronado Elementary had a grand opening Friday, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The dental program serving the school's kindergarteners through sixth graders...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

WCCUSD accepting applications from students wanting to transfer schools

Students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District who want to transfer schools can apply during the Open Enrollment period which runs from Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 12, the district said. Applications...
Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie giveaway an example of school's positive evolution

Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie giveaway an example of school’s positive evolution

Dozens of giddy students at Verde Elementary streamed into the school's library to pick up their brand new hoodie and book as part of an annual holiday giveaway event. The children not only received a...
Parents, educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Parents and educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Local educators, administrators, parents and special guest Assemblymember Tony Thurmond are planning to convene at Richmond Civic Center next month to discuss strategies to ensure all West County children are reading at grade level...

Fred T. Korematsu Day to be celebrated Saturday at El Cerrito school named after...

In honor of Fred T. Korematsu Day this Saturday, an El Cerrito middle school named after the Japanese American civil rights legend is planning a celebration and dedication to its new campus, which is...
Supervisor Gioia reports on Contra Costa College president search, Richmond Promise deadline

Richmond Promise officially launches with packed ceremony at Kennedy High

Dozens of Kennedy High seniors filed into a classroom at their school on Tuesday morning in order to log onto RichmondPromise.org, where they began the process of applying for their share of the $35...
Kindergarten registration for WCCUSD schools begins Monday

Kindergarten registration for WCCUSD schools begins Monday

Kindergarten registration in the West Contra Costa Unified School District will begin on Monday, Jan. 11, for children who turn five years old on or before Sept. 1 of this year, according to a...

Volunteers needed to assist local high school seniors with college financial aid forms

Community members have an opportunity to help make college a reality for local high school seniors via a volunteer opportunity offered by the West Contra Costa Public Ed Fund. In January, the Ed Fund will...
West County students encouraged to take part in The Potential Project's second year

West County students encouraged to take part in The Potential Project’s second year

A local project that empowers students to come up with creative ways to achieve their school district's documented goals is back for a second consecutive year, with grant applications due by Feb. 12, according...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Chevron Fuel Your School program funds 1,102 local classroom projects, many STEM-related

The Chevron Fuel Your School program this year funded 1,102 classroom projects in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, with nearly half of them focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, the company...

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Betty Reid Soskin recovering after stroke diagnosis

Famed National Park Services ranger Betty Reid Soskin has been recovering for the past week after suffering a stroke. The announcement was made by Soskin’s...

WCWD announces four new executive hires

Four new executives were recently hired by West County Wastewater District (WCWD), which collects and treats wastewater,. The new hires, all of whom will start...

UPS seeks to expand, modernize Richmond distribution center

United Parcel Services (UPS) is looking to expand and modernize its distribution center at 1601 Atlas Road in Richmond. The Atlas Road site encompasses 63.3...