West Contra Costa Unified School board candidates share last comments before Nov. 4th elections.
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Political Action Committees (PACs) advocating for charter schools have spent more than $350,000 to date in the West Contra Costa County school board race, prompting protests from parents concerned that charter schools siphon funding away...
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Mitch Richmond, former Golden State Warrior player and recent Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, came to the unveiling of the new basketball court in Coronado to lend his name and support to Richmond youth.
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Using a tough-love approach, the team's football coach and hard-boiled tutor insist players have a plan for their studies and their future.
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The smell of salad dressing and pasta hung in the air Thursday night as voices and laughter filled the basement of Living Hope Neighborhood Church. There, about 150 students, parents, residents, and community organization representatives...
The Richmond Police Department is interested in having all high school students in the city take an anonymous survey in which they could express their thoughts and feelings about local police.
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Nearly 1,700 students graduated in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) during the 2012-13 school year, but less than half of them had the requirements necessary to get into a school within the...
At this month’s annual Kennedy – Richmond football game, the cheerleaders had as many supporters in the stands as the football players, and they love the spotlight. “Oh my god, she’s taking pictures of us!”...
Despite the Homecoming loss, the robust crowd stayed through the final whistle to cheer on the team.
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Picnic in the Point brings together families and friends from all over the East Bay. The sun was out, and so were the smiles.
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Kelly Fimbres' students were thrilled with Stomper, the Oakland A's mascot who arrived in an oversized Chevron car to help deliver the goods.
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Tucked away in the back corner of Richmond’s Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) center sits a hand-painted poster that reads “SEAYL IS IN.”
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The Kennedy Eagles use a late interception to break open a heated contest against cross-town rivals Richmond High for a 35-6 victory.
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