Sunday, January 16, 2022

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WCCUSD takes action after Gov. Newsom's remarks on school closures

WCCUSD officially closes school campuses for remainder of academic year

The West Constra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has closed school campuses for the remainder of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision followed recommendations by Gov. Gavin Newsom and State Superintendent...

Coca-Cola ‘energizes’ Richmond first responders

A Coca-Cola Company tractor trailer rolled into Richmond today with the goal of energizing local first responders -- and to thank them for working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Richmond Police...
IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s IBX Fitness, which in a non-COVID-19 world operates out of the Booker T. Anderson Community Center, has shifted to a remote format with a workout plan for members during April. As...
WCCUSD takes action after Gov. Newsom's remarks on school closures

WCCUSD takes action after Newsom’s remarks on school closures

By Kathy Chouteau On the heels of California Gov. Gavin Newsom indicating the likelihood of schools remaining closed for the rest of the academic year due to COVID-19, the West Contra Costa Unified School District...
FoodMaxx, Lucky dedicate shopping hours to first responders, medical personnel

FoodMaxx, Lucky dedicate shopping hours to first responders

Starting today, the Save Mart Companies, operators of Save Mart, FoodMaxx and Lucky, will have dedicated shopping hours for first responders at all stores amid the COVID-19 crisis. First responders, defined as law enforcement, fire...
Point Isabel closing Thursday to comply with shelter-in-place order

Point Isabel closes to comply with shelter-in-place order

Sorry, dogs. Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is closing at 7 a.m. Thursday to comply with the extended, more restrictive Bay Area shelter-in-place order announced this week. The updated public health order impacting six counties...
DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

Shelter-in-place orders that have closed schools across the Bay Area have shined a spotlight on the potential of remote learning. But they have also exposed significant inequities at the highest-need schools, including many here...
WCCUSD to require KN-95 masks for staff at school sites

WCCUSD unveils distance learning plan, addresses report cards

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which has extended school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic until May 4, unveiled a new distance learning program and guidelines Wednesday night. Teachers, principals and families/parents...
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 to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases that could overwhelm...
Soulful Softball Sunday pitches in to expand WCCUSD meal program

Soulful Softball Sunday pitches in to expand student meals program

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday, which was formed over five years ago as a fun and purposeful way to bring the community together and to connect residents to resources, hasn't let the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...