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Education

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Richmond council set to review hotly contested biz tax proposal tonight

Richmond youth council hosting school supplies drive at City Hall

The Richmond Youth Council launched a school supplies drive on Monday that runs through Sept. 10. Community members are encouraged to donate supplies to a collection bin in the lobby at 450 Civic Center Plaza...
$2M investment in Learning Hubs serves over 250 Contra Costa students

County superintendent of schools endorses universal masking mandate

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey announced her endorsement today of a letter from the California Department of Public Health that outlines school leaders’ legal obligation to follow the universal...
Photo from Saturday's job expo by Don Gosney

Richmond Job Expo provides opportunities for whole families

By Mike Kinney A unique job expo at Nicholl Park in Richmond on Saturday not only featured employment opportunities and assistance, but also family activities, giveaways of school supplies, free haircuts, COVID-19 vaccinations and a...

Bay Area health officers reaffirm support for in-person school

Bay Area health officers announced Thursday their continued support for in-person learning at schools that employ safety protocols, despite the summer surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations due to the spread of the highly...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

New homeschooling coop opening in San Pablo

A nonprofit cooperative that offers tutoring programs for homeschooled children was granted a conditional use permit to operate in San Pablo by the city's Planning Commission Tuesday. The tutoring center for local homeschooled students from...
WCCUSD may limit outdoor activities amid ‘Spare the Air’ alert

WCCUSD may limit outdoor activities amid ‘Spare the Air’ alert

By Kathy Chouteau As the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) issued a “Spare the Air” alert Aug. 19-20 due to wildfire smoke from the north and east of the Bay Area, West Contra...
Richmond student-athletes on MLB watch list after invite to prestigious tourney

Richmond student-athletes on MLB watch list after invite to prestigious tourney

By Mike Kinney A recent baseball tournament in Southern California featuring some of the nation's best high school players included two budding stars from Richmond. Isaiah Landry, 16, junior at El Cerrito High, and Derrick Bedford,...
WCCUSD superintendent announces weekly COVID-19 testing

WCCUSD superintendent announces weekly COVID-19 testing

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will begin weekly COVID-19 testing next week and will require staff members to show proof of vaccination or undergo weekly testing, Superintendent Kenneth Chris...
Moving Forward to host backpack giveaway at Richmond museum

Moving Forward to host backpack giveaway at Richmond museum

By Molly Myman As part of its mission to help provide local students with the tools they need to be successful, Moving Forward is hosting its annual backpack giveaway at the Richmond Museum of History...
BARM gives away 1,000 ‘gifts of love’ to school children

BARM gives away 1,000 ‘gifts of love’ to school children

By Kathy Chouteau If you notice a bevy of school-age children carrying brightly-colored backpacks around Richmond today, they are likely coming from the Bay Area Rescue Mission’s (BARM) annual Backpack & School Supply Giveaway at...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...