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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...
Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Along with a large volunteer effort along Richmond Greenway Monday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, middle school and high school students can get free admission to the film Selma...

Latest Articles

Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

By Kathy Chouteau Amid increasing STD rates among youth ages 15-19 in Contra Costa County and beyond, Essential Access Health’s Condom Access Project is expanding...
Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

By Kathy Chouteau A local Girl Scout Troop is kicking off the season of sharing with a book drive benefiting Richmond’s Lincoln Elementary at a...

County Board of Supervisors to vote on new administrator in historic move

By Kathy Chouteau Monica Nino, San Joaquin County’s administrator, is set to become Contra Costa County’s next administrator. Nino will be the first female and...