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West Contra Costa School District

Cellphone video of a fight on the Hercules High School campus on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

West Contra Costa School Board Meets Over Brawl Involving Transgender Teen

A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.

12/02/2013

Richmond High School. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Probe Finds Harassment At West Contra Costa Schools

A federal investigation of a Northern California school district revealed a widespread environment of sexual harassment and assaults by students that district officials failed to adequately address, the U.S. Department of Education said.

11/07/2013

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No Class For Many Bay Area Students Without Whooping Cough Vaccine

Days after state-mandated deadlines have passed for thousands of Bay Area seventh to 12th-graders to prove they’ve received a whooping cough vaccine, over a thousand students are barred from attending school.

10/03/2011

Shannon Elementary School in Pinole

Vote To Decide Fate Of A Pinole Elementary School

The president of the West Contra Costa School Board said he’ll fight to keep an elementary school open because it would cost too much money to close it. A final vote could come Wednesday night in Richmond.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Richmond High School

School District To Pay $4 Million In Richmond Gang Rape Settlement

The West Contra Costa Unified School District has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenage girl who was beaten and gang raped outside Richmond High School.

CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

A security camera. (AP)

Security Cameras Considered At Pinole Valley High School

According to the police blotter for Pinole Valley High School, there were 34 incidents reported from August to early December 2010.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/20/2010

Richmond High School

Richmond High School Rape Victim Settles With District

The West Contra Costa school district has reached a financial settlement with the teen victim of a gang rape outside her Richmond High School homecoming dance.

CBS San Francisco–11/18/2010

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