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Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announce winners of youth poetry contest

Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announces winners of youth poetry contest

There are so many talented Richmond poets, and here's how we know it. On Wednesday, the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) announced the winners of the 2015 Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest, which encourages students...
Upcoming Richmond job fair aims to 'break barriers to employment'

West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

West County teens will receive advice on how to search for jobs, interview for them and what is expected after they are hired at a summer jobs fair at Hercules Library, 109 Civic Dr., on...
Architectural firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for Berkeley Global Campus

New York firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for the Berkeley Global Campus at...

SHoP Architects, the New York firm that designed the Brooklyn Nets' home stadium, won the Design Ideas Exercise for the University of California's Berkeley Global Campus in Richmond Bay, the firm announced Thursday. The firm...
Local group seeks donations to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

Donations needed to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

A local group that helps black women become politically active is seeking to raise funds to send additional Richmond youth to Legislation Learning Day in Sacramento on April 15, according to community advocate Rodney...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

These 68 West County high school seniors will share $160,000 in college scholarships

A bright group of 68 students from West Contra Costa County's public schools with share $160,000 worth of college scholarships from The Ed Fund, which provides much-needed funding for local public education. The 68 high...
Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

A youth symposium at a Richmond church this Saturday will bring together elected officials, attorneys, religious leaders, educators and other influential groups with the aim of educating young people on their rights when encountering...

Volunteer Ruth Peritz honored for working with special ed students in Kennedy High gardens

On a weekly basis, retired educator Ruth Peritz heads over to Kennedy High to tend to the school garden, but she's not only making sure the vegetable plants grow. School officials are lauding Peritz for...
Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Steve Pezzola, head coach of the powerhouse Salesian College Preparatory girls basketball team, has been named the NorCal Preps Division IV Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Pezzola led the team to a 28-4 record...
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...
WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...
Local real estate couple aims to demystify process for first-time buyers

Real estate couple holding first-time homebuyer seminar

A local couple known as a dynamic duo in real estate are helping to demystify the home purchasing process for first-time buyers, including members...