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WCCUSD takes action after parent speaks out about sour milk being served at Richmond school

Parent’s concern over expired milk at Richmond school prompts WCCUSD memo

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has taken steps to ensure students are not being served expired foods after a parent at a Richmond school said her son became sick while drinking...
Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Valley View Elementary will get a temporary campus after the West Contra Costa Unified District school board voted 3-2 to spend $3.6 million on the facility, according to the Contra Costa Times. The funds were...
Don't-miss events Saturday: Education Fair, peace summit and Richmond Art Center winter reception

Don’t-miss events Saturday: Education Fair, peace summit and Richmond Art Center winter reception

Rain or shine, there are important events in Richmond on Saturday that community members should definitely consider attending. First, parents and guardians should head to the second annual West Contra Costa County Education Fair, which...
Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Richmond council urging WCCUSD to prioritize Valley View Elementary rebuild

After learning that plans to build a new Valley View Elementary School campus is facing delays, Richmond council on Tuesday voted unanimously to urge the West Contra Costa Unified District Board of Education to...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

West County families encouraged to attend free K-12 education fair in Richmond on Feb....

The community is encouraged to attend a free education fair on Feb. 7 where families can learn about quality K-12 education options for their children. The second annual West Contra Costa County Education Fair will...
Richmond one of seven U.S. cities awarded grant to revitalize neighborhoods

Nonprofits, public agencies can tap Feb. 5 training on volunteer team building in Richmond

Local nonprofits and public agencies can benefit from learning how to effectively recruit, manage and motivate volunteers who are often their lifeblood. That's why the Volunteer Center of the East Bay (VCEB) is encouraging local...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

St. David School to hold open house Sunday, financial aid session Wednesday

St. David School is holding an open house for prospective students and their families on Sunday. The open house will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the school, located at at 871 Sonoma...
School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

The community is encouraged to offer input on a proposal to rename Samuel Gompers High School after well regarded local school administrator Sylvester Greenwood. Public meetings will be held Monday at Pinole Middle School Library,...

Jael Myrick named Richmond’s vice mayor for 2015

Richmond councilmember Jael Myrick, a rising star in local politics, has been named vice mayor of the city for 2015. At Tuesday's council meeting, Councilmember Nat Bates nominated Myrick to assume the yearlong post and...

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County Tax Collector’s Office taking appointments starting May 18

Property tax due date extended to Dec. 10

The Contra Costa County Tax Collector's Office mailed this year's security property tax bills later than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so it...
Ballot box theft rumors in Richmond unfounded, officials say

Claims of ballot drop box tampering in Richmond unfounded, officials say

Voter reports of possible tampering of the ballot drop box located at Richmond City Hall leading to stolen or lost ballots appear unfounded, Elections...
County wins grant to provide new car seats to eligible parents, guardians

Grant to give child car seats to low-income families in Contra Costa

Contra Costa County received an $83,000 state grant to provide no-cost child car seats to low-income families as well as outreach promoting child safety...