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Brand new Coronado Elementary campus receives positive reviews as classes begin

With classes back in session, the brand new Coronado Elementary campus has received some media attention lately. KGO (Ch. 7) reported how the new $27 million building features a free health clinic and dental office...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

DeJean Middle School asks fathers to bring their children to first day of school

The faculty and staff at Dejean Middle School are encouraging men in the community to bring their children to school on Monday, which is the first day of classes at most West Contra Costa...
Parents of kids at new Hilltop school upset by parking restrictions at mall

Parents of kids at new Hilltop school upset by parking restrictions at mall

Some parents whose children attend the brand new Aspire Public Schools campus across from Hilltop Mall are upset they are being prohibited from parking in the shopping mall's lots, even when there are plenty...
Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

RPAL carnival to begin tonight and run through Sunday at Civic Center

If you drove past Richmond Civic Center Friday morning, you would have noticed a colorful carnival being set up. From Friday through Sunday, the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is hosting a back to school...
Salesian biology lab overhaul a 'boost for STEM curriculum'

Salesian biology lab overhaul a ‘boost for STEM curriculum’

Students returning to Salesian College Preparatory this fall will benefit from a complete overhaul of the school's biology lab thanks to a $250,000 grant from an anonymous donor. Improvements include new flooring, a prep room...
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...

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Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

A full day of soul food, entertainment, community bonding, resources, and -- of course -- softball. The highly anticipated, annual Soulful Softball Sunday is set...
No controversy about this once missing Richmond mural

Grandson says muralist welcomed controversy

Pete Arnautoff had seen some of his grandfather’s famous murals but the one an East Bay museum is hoping to restore he only just...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Man found with fatal gunshot wounds in Richmond home

A man was found with fatal gunshot wounds in a Richmond home early today, police said. Richmond police responded to the 500 block of 18th...