Friday, January 24, 2020

Education

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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...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD board takes no action at special meeting on superintendent’s performance

West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night to determine the performance of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. "The purpose of...

Mister Phillips: Unwise to terminate WCCUSD superintendent at this time

By Mister Phillips On Monday, I announced that School Board President Tom Panas, CPA, has called a special school board meeting for this Friday at 6 p.m., at an undisclosed location. We now know the...

Janet Napolitano kicks off UC application period at Hercules schools

University of California President Janet Napolitano visited Hercules middle and high schools last week in order to kick of the application filing period for the University of California. The UC Application Filing Period ends Nov....

Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former president Dr. Katrina VanderWoude in August. On Wednesday, the Contra Costa...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Merari Castillo

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...

‘Expressive Leaders’ launch party set for Richmond Food Hall

A small cohort of young leaders are set to embark on a six-month project where they will use their voice to make a difference in their community. And the community has an opportunity to support...

Richmond Promise, CCC host national conference at UC Berkeley

While President Obama's goal to transform the U.S. into the world's best educated, most competitive workforce by 2020 won’t come to fruition, Dr. Martha Kanter, former U.S. Undersecretary of Education during the Obama administration,...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jada Saechao

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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CoBiz Richmond gaining national attention

A project aiming to bring Silicon Valley's network of investors, experts and deal-makers to Richmond in a way that doesn’t displace existing residents, but...

San Pablo chooses city’s slogan for 2020

The San Pablo City Council held no debate before voting on the city's slogan for 2020. And perhaps that's fitting, as the slogan the...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...