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Students from Mrs. Fimbres' second grade class at Peres Elementary School received science supplies during a Fuel Your School classroom delivery in 2014.

Chevron Launches 2015 Fuel Your School Program Up to $1 million available to help generate funds for local teachers and students in Alameda and Contra Costa counties

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. today announced the launch of its 2015 Fuel Your School program, an innovative collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, an online organization that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need, in Alameda [...]
Photo courtesy of The Richmond Standard.

Kennedy High Woodshop Teacher Gets Students on Career Track

A lot of building goes on in woodshop teacher James Henderson’s classroom at Kennedy High, and not just chairs, benches and library shelves.   The award-winning teacher also helps his students build character and careers [...]
Community members and organizations packed the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors' meeting room before the supervisors' vote on the proposed expansion of the West County Detention Facility. Photo courtesy of the California Nurses Association.

Supervisors Turn Down Proposed County Jail Expansion Sheriff Can Still Go Ahead with State Funding Application

  The vote to contribute $10 million for the expansion of a Contra Costa County jail unexpectedly failed to garner enough support from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, hampering Sheriff David Livingston’s application for [...]