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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.

Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) and Chevron Richmond are inviting families in the community to the free and fun Back-to-School Celebration at Nevin Park, 501 Macdonald Ave., on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The festivities run...
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We took the Richmond Back to School Carnival for a spin

By Mike Kinney On Friday, we stopped by Richmond's annual three-day Back to School Carnival. The carnival features all sorts of rides that will toss and turn you, along with carnival games and psychic readings among...
Chevron’s Fuel Your School program returns to support teachers and students in Richmond

Chevron’s Fuel Your School program returns to support teachers and students in Richmond

This October, community members in Richmond – and throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties – have a unique opportunity to help generate up to $1 million to support public education in local schools. Local public...
Contra Costa Community College District announces free tuition for first-time, full-time students

Contra Costa Community College District announces free tuition for first-time, full-time students

There's not just the Richmond Promise. Now, local students have access to the California College Promise. First-time, full-time students can receive free tuition for up to one year at Contra Costa College, Diablo Valley College and...
Making Waves Academy students move into new tech-enhanced building

Making Waves Academy students move into new tech-enhanced building

The fifth and sixth graders at Making Waves Academy moved into a brand new building on Monday that features technology-enhanced classrooms, a library, science labs and open learning spaces, the school announced. The new Middle...
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NFL’s Takk Mckinley welcomes WCCUSD students back to school with audio message

What better way to get pumped up for the new school year than to have an NFL star provide a pep talk. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) welcomed its students and families...
Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program, which provides hands-on training...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to observe High Holy Days

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish history, culture, holidays, customs and Hebrew for Kindergarten through Bar/Bat...
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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County toured the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Tuesday...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers as Eric Harris Jr., is the youngest artist on the...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...