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Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College will hold a career education open house on Tuesday, August 21. The event will be held at the school at 2600 Mission Bell Drive from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To learn...
Chess prodigy coming to Richmond Public Library

Chess prodigy coming to Richmond Public Library

The Richmond Library Foundation Presents: Chess prodigy Rochelle Ballantyne, who was featured in the chess documentary “Brooklyn Castle," is coming to the Richmond Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 23, to participate in the Sandi Genser-Mack...
1,000 backpacks, supplies distributed at annual Rescue Mission giveaway

1,000 backpacks, supplies distributed at annual Rescue Mission giveaway

About 1,000 local kids are better prepared for the start of the new school year thanks to the efforts of the Bay Area Rescue Mission, Chevron Richmond and multiple community organizations. Last week, the Rescue...
Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

  Here's a little education on when schools resume in West County. The first day of school for most West Contra Costa Unified School elementary, middle and high school students is Monday, Aug. 20. That's not so...
Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Contra Costa College warehouse training program orientation set for Aug. 21

Local job seekers are encouraged to apply to receive training in the Contra Costa College Forklift, Logistics, Operations and Warehouse program (FLOW) program. The FLOW program is holding an orientation on Aug. 27 for the training...
Richmond whiz kids spend summer working in Chevron Richmond labs

Richmond whiz kids spend summer working in Chevron Richmond labs

As Richmond High students delivered their end-of-summer presentations on Tuesday, chemistry teacher Mr. Hung Pham became emotional. In that moment, students became the teacher, he said. “I got teary eyed seeing them using these words I...
Chevron brings local kids -- and STEM Zone -- to Oakland A's game

Chevron brings local youth and STEM Zone to Oakland A’s game

Not only did they watch the Oakland A's edge the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in a pitcher's duel on Saturday, a group of over 100 Richmond kids and their family members also watched a spectacular...
San Pablo Library Community Chess Tourney set for this Saturday Aug. 4

San Pablo Library Community Chess Tourney set for this Saturday Aug. 4

Everyone in the community is invited to the San Pablo Library Community Chess Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 4. Registration runs from 11 a.m. to noon at the Library at 13751 San Pablo Ave. "You will get...
Contra Costa College announces 7 new degrees and certificates this fall

Contra Costa College announces 7 new degrees and certificates this fall

Contra Costa College (CCC) is offering seven new degrees and certificates this fall, with several programs focusing on making students immediately competitive in the workforce. The Business Information Worker certificate of achievement aims to prepare...
The Stride Center invites locals to apply for career training in IT support

The Stride Center invites locals to apply for career training in IT support

Local job seekers interested in starting a career in IT support are encouraged to join the Stride Center’s affordable A-plus training that starts Sept. 4 in both San Pablo and Oakland. The Stride Center provides...

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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...