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Peres Elementary seeks your online vote to help earn grant for educational garden program

Help Peres Elementary win grant for educational garden program with online vote

The educational garden at Peres Elementary in Richmond has been a valuable tool enriching the lives of more than 500 children ages 4-12, according to the school's educators. The school community is asking local residents...
Two West County teachers earn countywide recognition

Two West County teachers earn countywide recognition

A teacher in El Cerrito and another in Pinole have been nominated for Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year honors, it was announced Wednesday. Lawrence Pang, a math teacher at El Cerrito High, and...
Kiwanis Club of Richmond invites new business owners, residents to join

Little League players have clean fields thanks to Kiwanis Richmond volunteers

In honor of Kiwanis One Day on Saturday, an international day of service, members of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond helped the city spruce up the fields at Nicholl Park for the Little League...

Contra Costa County campaign promotes new rating system for child care programs

You will be seeing these adorable and clever ads in both Spanish and English on buses, transit shelters, supermarket carts and all over social media. It is part of a widespread campaign being launched in...
Richmond Promise ED faces tight deadline to sign kids up; touts program's bright future

Richmond Promise ED promociona el brillante futuro del programa mientras se aproxima el plazo...

Dejando de lado el clima, Jessie Stewart dice que ve muchas similitudes entre las ciudades de Richmond y Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ello es una excelente noticia para Richmond. Stewart, nacida y criada en Kalamazoo, tiene una increíble...

Richmond Fab Lab garners national award

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) won a national award for installing the largest digital fabrication laboratory on a K-12 school campus in the U.S. The 4000-square-foot Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High...

San Pablo Baseball Association launches online fundraiser, seeks sponsor for 2016 season

The San Pablo Baseball Association is seeking a sponsor for its 2016 season and has launched a gofundme fundraiser aiming to raise $10,000. All funds raised will provide local inner-city youth from San Pablo, Richmond,...
Richmond Promise ED faces tight deadline to sign kids up; touts program's bright future

Richmond Promise ED touts program’s bright future as deadline looms for signups

Setting aside the weather, Jessie Stewart says she sees a lot of similarities between the cities of Richmond and Kalamazoo, Mich. That’s very good news for Richmond. Stewart, who was born and raised in Kalamazoo, has...

Ballerina’s bequest to enhance education for WCCUSD students

A former ballerina and well-respected West Contra Costa Unified educator has left a legacy that will benefit students in the district where she taught for many years. The Ed Fund, which serves public education in...

Sleep Train commercial inspires 6-year-old Richmond boy’s charity effort

The Sleep Train commercial requesting donations benefiting foster children can really get in your head. But for a 6-year-old Richmond boy, the commercial's slogan -- "Not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can...

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WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD board takes no action at special meeting on superintendent’s performance

West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night...

‘Hood’ish & Holy’ comedy show set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Laughter can make a difference.   On Saturday, the Richmond Memorial Auditorium will be the site of a comedy show that aims to benefit an art...

Richmond Little League registration period begins

It's not time yet to "Play Ball!," but it is time to register for the upcoming season. The Richmond Little League is now accepting signups...