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Over 500 new Richmond Promise scholars celebrated

The cost and academic rigor of college has intimidated Kennedy High senior Sam Bauzon many times before. But she’s made a promise she intends to keep. Her immigrant parents sacrificed to provide her a...
Rotary Club gifts Amazon gift cards to Pinole Valley High teachers

Rotary Club gives Amazon gift cards to Pinole Valley High teachers

For Teacher’s Appreciation Week, Rotary Club of Pinole honored 52 dedicated Pinole Valley High School tachers with individual Amazon Gift Cards. For 48 years, the Rotary Club of Pinole has been an active supporter of...
Dia de los Niños celebration inspires budding readers

Dia de los Niños celebration inspires budding readers

By Kathy Chouteau There’s nothing better than seeing a gaggle of little children smiling from ear-to-ear and having the time of their lives. About 60 young children and their families attended the wildly successful “¡Dia...
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Right now across the U.S., over 900 students benefiting from the Richmond Promise program are representing Richmond at 97 colleges and universities. And more are coming. This Friday, the four-year-old program providing both college scholarships and...
Free Richmond summer camp helping to close achievement gap

Free Richmond summer camp helping to close achievement gap

A free summer camp serving Richmond's lowest-income neighborhoods has continued to report positive student gains. Camp Achieve, offered since 2013 to combat summer learning loss for students between the ages of six and 12, serves...
Meet Contra Costa County's 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

Meet Contra Costa County’s 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year

Doug Silva of Helms Middle School, Daniel O’Shea of Pinole Valley High School, and Dr. Cheri Etheredge of Contra Costa College have been named among the 2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year for...

Gratitude Grants awarded to 646 WCCUSD teachers

Over 200 local teachers took over East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Friday for a happy hour organized to thank them for their service. But the Chamberlin Family Foundation (CFF), which hosted the event,...

Mira Vista principal improves outcomes one student at a time

By Natalie Walchuk of Go Public Schools West Contra Costa It wouldn’t be a standard day in the life of a principal without an early morning call to help a young person ease into the start...
National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

This week in celebration of National Library Week, one San Pablo school per day is receiving the gift of books along with a visit by San Pablo community leaders and police personnel, including mascot...
MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

Building a functional model glider is difficult enough. Getting one that will, after takeoff, make a right turn at just the right degree and then land a specified distance from the launch area? Aerodynamics is...

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Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

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...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...