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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...

West Contra Costa HS seniors encouraged to apply for Chevron Black History Awareness scholarships

With the ever-increasing cost of a college education weighing heavily on the local community's promising high school seniors, Chevron Richmond is encouraging eligible students to take part in its upcoming Black History Awareness Committee...
WCCUSD honored for boosting number of students who take and pass AP coursework

WCCUSD honored for boosting number of students who take and pass AP coursework

West Contra Costa Unified (WCCUSD) was named to the 6th annual AP District Honor Roll for its efforts to increase the number of students who are successfully passing more rigorous coursework, the district said...

Richmond College Prep Schools principal nominated for national LifeChanger award

Allie Welch, resident principal at the top performing Richmond College Prep Schools, has been nominated for the 2015-2016 LifeChanger of the Year award, which recognizes the nation's best K-12 public and private school educators...

Kennedy High alum Dr. Ramona Bishop named educator of year in Solano County

Dr. Ramona Bishop, the Kennedy High alum who currently serves as superintendent of the Vallejo Unified School District, was named Tuesday as an Educator of the Year by prominent African American organizations in Solano...
WCCUSD passes resolution honoring Native American History Month

WCCUSD passes resolution honoring Native American History Month

by Mike "Raccoon Eyes" Kinney (pictured), Tonight was an historic leap forward for California Indian Country. The West Contra Unified School District (WCCUSD) passed a resolution honoring Native American History Month at its Board of...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...