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WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

WCCUSD’s annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival to be held in Richmond

An annual school district event that has for more than two decades tackled childhood obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles to local families will take place again Thursday at Highland Elementary School in Richmond, the...

Locally grown Green Day makes ‘triumphant’ return to stage before Rock Hall of Fame...

A couple of West Contra Costa Unified School District alums are in Cleveland to be officially crowned as rock legends on Saturday, and they proved Thursday they haven't lost a step. Green Day, whose singer...
Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Volunteers at Richmond's lone synagogue, Temple Beth Hillel, packed boxes filled with food Tuesday in order to feed as many as 90 local, low-income families during next week's spring break, when kids cannot access...
Richmond's Little Free Libraries project offers community free access to books

Richmond’s Little Free Libraries project cool way to offer community access to free books

For Richmond's Kathy Chouteau penned a great piece this week about "Richmond's Little Free Libraries," a grassroots project to install small wooden boxes around town containing books that are free for community members to borrow. The...
West County schools featured in AP article about preparing kids for online state tests

West County schools featured in AP article about preparing kids for online state tests

Kids as young as 5 are learning basic computer skills in U.S. classrooms, skills they will need in order to excel on standardized tests that are now being offered online by a majority of...
Mira Vista School wins Jamba Juice grant to bolster garden program

Mira Vista School wins Jamba Juice grant to bolster garden program

After planting the seeds, local students are getting to watch their gardens grow. The budding garden program at Richmond's Mira Vista School will further flourish thanks to a $1,500 grant from Jamba Juice, officials said. Jamba...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Adored Richmond principal a Teach For America success story

Adored Richmond principal a Teach For America success story

When students are searching for an adult at school they can relate to, they don’t often head to the principal’s office. That’s not true at Montalvin Manor Elementary School in Richmond, where Latina principal Katherine...
Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez honored for his work with special education students

Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez honored for his work with special education students

Kennedy High senior Luis Nunez is excelling at school, but not without ensuring that others who are less able than him also have a chance to succeed. Earlier this month, Nunez received the Jake Rockeman...
Prestigious speaker line-up announced for Richmond summit connecting youth to STEM careers

Prestigious speaker line-up announced for Richmond summit connecting youth to STEM careers

Here it is, folks. The full lineup of  speakers has been announced for the highly-anticipated Richmond summit on April 30 that aims to prep West County youth for careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering...

Latest Articles

Enthusiastic showing for bridge bike-ped path opening

By Kathy Chouteau They say if you build it, they will come. And indeed, they did. Hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians came out en masse...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Sharon Jackson

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...

We toured a luxury cat hotel in Richmond

Julie Pledger was born and raised in the North & East Neighborhood. She grew up playing at Nicholl Park and going to Moo's Ice...