• Pittsburg students re-enact Selma march - 01/27/2015 06:10 AM PST
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    Richmond soccer coach quietly puts emphasis on education

    Rene Siles, boys soccer coach at Richmond High School, makes sure players have 'educational hope' 
    The Feb. 14 event at Maple Hall in the San Pablo civic center on the eve of the enrollment deadline for people without coverage will include Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department staff members who will be available to answer questions related to Medi-Cal enrollment.  
     
    Japanese Americans, prisoners in their own country during World War II, turned to traditional performing arts as an outlet and means of staying in touch with their cultural heritage. A screening of "Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps" will be held 9:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 31 at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood.  
     
    The health care district must change its business model. It cannot afford to operate a full-service hospital. But by shifting to urgent care and preventative health services, it could still do a lot to save lives.  
     
    Hospital's assets figure to be the collateral to ensure any infusion of money  
     
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    Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered a wide-ranging message on the historical oppression of black people and the continued fight for equality and opportunity Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.  
     
    Anti-violence advocates have scheduled a peace summit at a local church Feb. 7 in response to recent violence that has flared in the city following a year of historic crime lows.  
     
    Also, catfight takes center stage in Antioch, and poking fun at Oakland mayor's no-show  
     
    RICHMOND -- The West Contra Costa School District board has scheduled three community meetings to gather comments on a proposal to change the name of Gompers Continuation High School to honor former schools Superintendent Sylvester Greenwood.  
     
    The West Contra Costa Unified School District is holding a series of public meetings beginning Monday to seek input on the renaming of an alternative high school in Richmond to honor a former superintendent, school officials said.  
     
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
    Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her

    Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.