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Salesian to hold first annual Classic Car Show Sunday as fundraiser for science trip

Salesian to hold first annual Classic Car Show Sunday as fundraiser for science trip

Salesian College Preparatory in Richmond is holding its first annual Classic Car Show as a fundraiser for a student science trip to Iceland next spring, according to the school. The car show runs from 10...
Kennedy High woodshop teacher gets students on career track, extends projects beyond classroom

Kennedy High woodshop teacher gets students on career track, extends projects beyond classroom

A lot of building goes on in Kennedy High woodshop teacher James Henderson’s classroom, and we’re not only talking about chairs, benches and library shelves. The award-winning teacher also helps his students build character and...

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...

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Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension includes new directives

Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension has new restrictions

Contra Costa County and five other Bay Area counties extended a previous stay-at-home order through May 3 and added restrictions on activities in order...
Richmond's public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Richmond public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Day and night our public safety heroes answer the call, working tirelessly to prevent crime and save lives. When they’re not doing that, they’re...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Richmond Virtual Rec Center a remedy for shelter-at-home doldrums

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library and Community Services Department have an antidote for anyone suffering the COVID-19 shelter-at-home doldrums: A Virtual Recreation Center. The...