Thursday, September 23, 2021

Education

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Six WCCUSD schools close due to power outages

WCCUSD schools close due to power outages

Four West Contra Costa Unified School District schools closed for early dismissal at 10 a.m. Friday due to widespread power outages in Richmond and surrounding communities, the district said. Those schools include Coronado Elementary School,...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Contra Costa college district to require student, employee vaccinations

All Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) employees, as well as students who attend at least one in-person class or who visit a college facility or campus, will need to be fully vaccinated starting...
Contra Costa college district remembers late educator Jean Knox

Contra Costa college district remembers late educator Jean Knox

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District paid tribute this week to a Richmond resident and retired English teacher who recently died and left behind an impressive legacy at Contra Costa College and...
Signs-ups open for free ROP career training program

Signs-ups open for free ROP career training program

Registration is now open for the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities. To register for the Fall 2021 Process Plant Operator (PPO) cohort, visit...
‘Suicide Prevention Community Forum’ to focus on youth

‘Suicide Prevention Community Forum’ to focus on youth

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services—which is a division of Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS)—will host a free “Suicide Prevention Community Forum” Thursday, Sept. 9 from 4-7 p.m. on Zoom. Attendees will learn how...
Richmond council set to review hotly contested biz tax proposal tonight

Richmond youth council hosting school supplies drive at City Hall

The Richmond Youth Council launched a school supplies drive on Monday that runs through Sept. 10. Community members are encouraged to donate supplies to a collection bin in the lobby at 450 Civic Center Plaza...
$2M investment in Learning Hubs serves over 250 Contra Costa students

County superintendent of schools endorses universal masking mandate

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey announced her endorsement today of a letter from the California Department of Public Health that outlines school leaders’ legal obligation to follow the universal...
Photo from Saturday's job expo by Don Gosney

Richmond Job Expo provides opportunities for whole families

By Mike Kinney A unique job expo at Nicholl Park in Richmond on Saturday not only featured employment opportunities and assistance, but also family activities, giveaways of school supplies, free haircuts, COVID-19 vaccinations and a...

Bay Area health officers reaffirm support for in-person school

Bay Area health officers announced Thursday their continued support for in-person learning at schools that employ safety protocols, despite the summer surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations due to the spread of the highly...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

New homeschooling coop opening in San Pablo

A nonprofit cooperative that offers tutoring programs for homeschooled children was granted a conditional use permit to operate in San Pablo by the city's Planning Commission Tuesday. The tutoring center for local homeschooled students from...

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BART reports fatality on tracks at Richmond Station

BART is reporting a fatality on the tracks at the Richmond Station, prompting the temporary closure of the station Thursday morning. "Police say there was...

Mobile vaccination clinic to roll into Barrett Terrace Plaza on Oct. 8

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging community members to take advantage of its mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic when it rolls into Barrett Terrace...
Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond icon Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday today by cutting the ribbon on...