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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.

East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. to host fundraiser for Richmond Promise

Grabbing a pint at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday will help support a program that is making college financially attainable for all Richmond and North Richmond youth. The brewery at 1001 Canal...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...
El Cerrito High's Jame Morehouse Project celebrates 20th anniversary

El Cerrito High’s wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary

The James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High, a wellness center providing on-campus access to medical and dental services, counseling, and youth development services, enjoyed a 20th anniversary celebration on Thursday. "During the celebration, ECHS...
WCCUSD to host teacher recruitment fair

WCCUSD to host teacher recruitment fair

Recently approved pay hikes for teachers has the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) hopeful to see an increase in prospective educators interested in joining the district. This Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m....
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Richmond Public Library launches new, free online training courses

The Richmond Public Library is launching new and free online training courses run by Knowledge City, according to Mayor Tom Butt. With over 13,000 online videos, Knowledge City offers timely online training in business, computer,...
Richmond police chief warns about rising costs for officers at schools, events

School resource officer program facing funding cuts

The program that staffs police officers at local schools and school events will face significant funding restraints in the near future, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown states in a report set to be discussed...
More details released about tomorrow's big Education Fair

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...
Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High's inspiring young band director won an emerging educator award this month from the California Music Education Association, a recognition that doesn't surprise his students or the school district in the least. Four years...
Family Volunteer Day in Richmond set for Saturday

McKinley Williams-John Easterling chess tourney set for Jan. 26

The 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess  Tournament is set for Saturday, Jan. 26. The whole community is invited to this free tournament at the Richmond Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. The quad-style tourney...

Mister Phillips opposes WCCUSD Board presidency selection

On Dec. 12, 2018, Tom Panas, member of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, was chosen by fellow members as the Board's president for 2019. In the following opinion piece,...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.