Wednesday, September 18, 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.

WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

Richmond reverend wins prestigious Jefferson Award

Longtime Richmond activist Rev. Andre Shumake Sr. has received the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for his leadership in an after-school program that is reportedly helping to close the achievement gap for African...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Young people offered free financial boot camp

Travis Credit Union is hosting its annual Mad City Money Young Adult Financial Boot Camp at the East Bay for Performing Arts Center in Richmond on Wednesday, July 31. The free boot camp from 12:30...
Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Richmond Fab Lab offers summer workshops, open hours

Want to learn how to make a clock using a laser cutter? Or maybe you'd rather create your own custom reversible handbag using a Digital Embrodiery Machine? You could also invite a bit more light...
El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

A generous land donation of about 80 acres of open space to East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante has expanded the school's property from 11 to 91 acres, increasing opportunities for hands-on environmental...

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...

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Interim city manager to display electric 1961 Beetle at City Hall

Interim City Manager Steven Falk is set to show off his all-electric 1961 Volkswagen Beetle at Richmond City Hall on Thursday. The Beetle will be...

Contra Costa DA establishes Human Trafficking Hotline

Contra Costa County residents can now call a Human Trafficking Hotline to report incidents. Those with any information regarding acts or suspicions of forced or...

Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker,...