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Education

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Free college money and guidance! Apply for the Richmond Promise

As high school seniors anticipate college acceptance season, a Richmond nonprofit is working overtime to ensure the city’s students have the funding and guidance they need to succeed at whichever campus they end up. The...

Amid enrollment season, families invited to education fair

With the West Contra Costa Unified School District's enrollment for new families and school transfers fast-approaching, local families will be able to attend a one-stop shop of information about district schools and programs at...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Parents call to rename Wilson Elementary after Michelle Obama

Should Woodrow Wilson Elementary School be renamed after former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama? Some parents and students at the school, which is operating on a temporary campus in El Cerrito while its permanent campus...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

High school football action not over; Bay Showcase set for Saturday

With Salesian College Preparatory winning its first ever state title, Kennedy High making it all the way to the North Coast Section Division VI championship game, and the De Anza Dons nearly coming from...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng, that intrigue helped to inspire a career. An electrical engineer at...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum Monday with the stated aim of launching a public input...

Contra Costa College celebrates groundbreaking for science center

Contra Costa College held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a $73 million Science Center that features a 55-seat planetarium and rooftop astronomical observation deck. The 3-story building, set to be completed in fall 2021,...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Sharon Jackson

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

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WCCUSD halts plan to transition Richmond schools to K-8s

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...