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Parents, educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Parents and educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Local educators, administrators, parents and special guest Assemblymember Tony Thurmond are planning to convene at Richmond Civic Center next month to discuss strategies to ensure all West County children are reading at grade level...

Fred T. Korematsu Day to be celebrated Saturday at El Cerrito school named after...

In honor of Fred T. Korematsu Day this Saturday, an El Cerrito middle school named after the Japanese American civil rights legend is planning a celebration and dedication to its new campus, which is...
Supervisor Gioia reports on Contra Costa College president search, Richmond Promise deadline

Richmond Promise officially launches with packed ceremony at Kennedy High

Dozens of Kennedy High seniors filed into a classroom at their school on Tuesday morning in order to log onto RichmondPromise.org, where they began the process of applying for their share of the $35...
Kindergarten registration for WCCUSD schools begins Monday

Kindergarten registration for WCCUSD schools begins Monday

Kindergarten registration in the West Contra Costa Unified School District will begin on Monday, Jan. 11, for children who turn five years old on or before Sept. 1 of this year, according to a...

Volunteers needed to assist local high school seniors with college financial aid forms

Community members have an opportunity to help make college a reality for local high school seniors via a volunteer opportunity offered by the West Contra Costa Public Ed Fund. In January, the Ed Fund will...
West County students encouraged to take part in The Potential Project's second year

West County students encouraged to take part in The Potential Project’s second year

A local project that empowers students to come up with creative ways to achieve their school district's documented goals is back for a second consecutive year, with grant applications due by Feb. 12, according...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Chevron Fuel Your School program funds 1,102 local classroom projects, many STEM-related

The Chevron Fuel Your School program this year funded 1,102 classroom projects in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, with nearly half of them focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, the company...

West Contra Costa HS seniors encouraged to apply for Chevron Black History Awareness scholarships

With the ever-increasing cost of a college education weighing heavily on the local community's promising high school seniors, Chevron Richmond is encouraging eligible students to take part in its upcoming Black History Awareness Committee...
WCCUSD honored for boosting number of students who take and pass AP coursework

WCCUSD honored for boosting number of students who take and pass AP coursework

West Contra Costa Unified (WCCUSD) was named to the 6th annual AP District Honor Roll for its efforts to increase the number of students who are successfully passing more rigorous coursework, the district said...

Richmond College Prep Schools principal nominated for national LifeChanger award

Allie Welch, resident principal at the top performing Richmond College Prep Schools, has been nominated for the 2015-2016 LifeChanger of the Year award, which recognizes the nation's best K-12 public and private school educators...

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Fugitive Convicted of Cold-Case Richmond Homicide From 1983

Sherill Lynn Smothers, a 56-year-old resident of Granite Bay, was found guilty of a cold-case murder in Richmond from 1983 this morning after skipping...

Mocha Moms’ Meetups Empower West County Women

By Kathy Chouteau What do you get when you mix moms, meetups and multicultural empowerment? The West Contra Costa Mocha Moms group, that’s what. The Rich...
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Chevron Stations Inc. hosting weekly pop-up hiring events in Richmond

Chevron Stations Inc. is hosting a series of pop-up hiring events at various stores in the region, including two in Richmond. The pop-up hiring events...