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Education

We’ve got you covered for education-related news in Richmond, CA. Find articles related to schools, scholarships and school districts in Richmond below.

Local group seeks donations to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

Donations needed to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

A local group that helps black women become politically active is seeking to raise funds to send additional Richmond youth to Legislation Learning Day in Sacramento on April 15, according to community advocate Rodney...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

These 68 West County high school seniors will share $160,000 in college scholarships

A bright group of 68 students from West Contra Costa County's public schools with share $160,000 worth of college scholarships from The Ed Fund, which provides much-needed funding for local public education. The 68 high...
Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

A youth symposium at a Richmond church this Saturday will bring together elected officials, attorneys, religious leaders, educators and other influential groups with the aim of educating young people on their rights when encountering...

Volunteer Ruth Peritz honored for working with special ed students in Kennedy High gardens

On a weekly basis, retired educator Ruth Peritz heads over to Kennedy High to tend to the school garden, but she's not only making sure the vegetable plants grow. School officials are lauding Peritz for...
Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Steve Pezzola, head coach of the powerhouse Salesian College Preparatory girls basketball team, has been named the NorCal Preps Division IV Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Pezzola led the team to a 28-4 record...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

WCCUSD’s annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival to be held in Richmond

An annual school district event that has for more than two decades tackled childhood obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles to local families will take place again Thursday at Highland Elementary School in Richmond, the...
WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

Locally grown Green Day makes ‘triumphant’ return to stage before Rock Hall of Fame...

A couple of West Contra Costa Unified School District alums are in Cleveland to be officially crowned as rock legends on Saturday, and they proved Thursday they haven't lost a step. Green Day, whose singer...
Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Volunteers at Richmond's lone synagogue, Temple Beth Hillel, packed boxes filled with food Tuesday in order to feed as many as 90 local, low-income families during next week's spring break, when kids cannot access...
Richmond's Little Free Libraries project offers community free access to books

Richmond’s Little Free Libraries project cool way to offer community access to free books

For Richmond's Kathy Chouteau penned a great piece this week about "Richmond's Little Free Libraries," a grassroots project to install small wooden boxes around town containing books that are free for community members to borrow. The...

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Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Thousands of people throughout Northern California attended the annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on Saturday -- and once again many from Richmond represented. The nation’s...

USPS halts plans to close Richmond Main Post Office

In a surprise announcement Monday, local elected officials say the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin Ave. will remain open and operational --...
Groundbreaking set for CoBiz Richmond

Richmond Business Hub groundbreaking set for Tuesday

A groundbreaking is set for Tuesday for a highly-anticipated business incubator, coffee shop and food business set to locate in the groundfloor retail space...