Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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.

U.S. women’s soccer star’s contribution to Kennedy High

A star athlete helping the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team chase its World Cup dreams in France, has also been helping to make a difference in a college readiness program at Kennedy High in...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Richmond Library gives impressive teens college scholarships

Recent De Anza High graduate Khiari Neal not only performed well enough at school to get into UCLA, she found time to help advocate for the implementation of ethnic studies programs at his school,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a soup kitchen, among other community advocacy efforts. The hard work has...
8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

Nereyda Maldonado, a Richmond native who graduated from Richmond High, is now a decade into her career as special events coordinator at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Not only does she love her job, she...
West County gets first Freedom School

West County gets first Freedom School

They danced, sang, chanted and read. They were free. This summer, West County is welcoming its very first Children's Defense Fund Freedom School. Fifty local children -- 20 percent of whom are homeless -- are enrolled...
Cesar Zepeda appointed to West County Wastewater District board

Cesar Zepeda appointed to West County Wastewater District board

Richmond community advocate Cesar Zepeda has been appointed to the West County Wastewater District Board of Directors. Zepeda was appointed to fill the seat left vacant following the recent passing of Director Leonard McNeil. Zepeda...
Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program; seeks mentors

Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program, seeks mentors

The Richmond Promise is expanding its mentorship program and seeking individuals who can support its Scholars in their academic, personal, and career success.  Building on the success of our 2018 mentor pilot program, the Promise...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student wanting to use it must sign in at the Student...
All sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

60 sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

Starting today, children under the age of 18 can eat a free breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of 60 locations in West Contra Costa County during the summer. The West Contra Costa Unified School...

Healthy Moves Outdoors Event starts summer on the right foot

Start the summer on the right foot with an active, health-focused community event for local families. The community is invited to the Healthy Moves Outdoors Event on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...