Monday, February 18, 2019

Subscribe Now!

Name:*
E-mail:*
Zip Code:
Type the characters you see:

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.

Richmond Promise launches workshops ahead of college financial aid deadlines

Richmond Promise workshops prep for college financial aid deadlines

With deadlines to apply for college financial aid fast-approaching, a Richmond program providing free scholarship money and support has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure every last high school senior from Richmond and North...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

The application period is now open for the Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King college scholarship program. Since 2004, the Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) has awarded over 40 scholarships to West Contra Costa...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

As school application season nears, local families will have a one-stop shop at Richmond Memorial Auditorium to view all of the available possibilities, including West Contra Costa Unified schools, both district and charter, along...
County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

As promised, the Contra Costa County Library system started off the New Year by clearing outstanding fines on all library accounts. Last month, the Library announced its plan to eliminate fines for overdue books and...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD kindergarten registration starts Jan. 14

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year begins Monday, Jan. 14, for the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Parents will be able to enroll their children in full-day kindergarten at all 37 WCCUSD...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

The application period is now open for the Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King college scholarship program. Since 2004, the Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) has awarded over 40 scholarships to West Contra Costa...

Chevron program funds 1,091 East Bay classroom projects in fall

When it comes to funding classroom projects, local schools are continuing to get a lot of mileage out of the Chevron Fuel Your School program. In Contra Costa and Alameda counties, 1,091 classroom projects, about...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD board approves $12.5M in cuts

The West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education voted Wednesday night to cut $12.5 million in expenses, including 82.4 full-time equivalent positions, to close its structural budget deficit and ensure a balanced...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

De Anza High senior launches toy drive

De Anza High senior Yvette Findley's reason was pretty simple. "No child should go without a gift to open on Christmas morning," she told her parents. And so Yvette went ahead and put together a program...
Free seminar on how 2018 tax reform may change how you file taxes

Contra Costa County Library to eliminate overdue fines

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials, becoming the first county library system in California and largest in the state to eliminate fines for everyone. The...

Latest Articles

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.