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NASA program offered to Contra Costa College students

NASA program offered to Contra Costa College students

NASA is offering up an out-of-this-world opportunity to Contra Costa College students. NASA has selected CCC as its only Northern California campus for its National Community College Aerospace Scholar program, according to CCC. As part of the...
Nomination period opens for Ed Fund's Teaching Excellence Award

Contra Costa County Office of Education to host job fair

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) will host a job fair highlighting permanent, and substitute classified and certificated positions on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Pleasant Hill. The event will take place from 3...
Richmond Promise deadline extended to Monday, March 16

Richmond Promise application period opens

By Kathy Chouteau Today, high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond can start the process of making their college dreams a reality with the launch of the Richmond Promise Scholarship Application period for the...
Contra Costa County Library is encouraging patrons to take advantage of its live online tutoring service that is now available 24/7. Brainfuse HelpNow offers access to math, reading and writing tutors who are fluent in English and Spanish are available at any time. Live tutors fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Tagalog are available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Levels of support range from K-12, college, language assistance and support with filling out FASFA. Library users can additionally access a writing lab, ask questions and receives answers within 24 hours, and the ability to schedule private sessions with friends in a virtual study room. For more information, go here. To access Brainfuse HelpNow, go to ccclib.org>Digital Resources>A-Z Resources. Sign in with your library card to get started.

Contra Costa County Library program provides 24/7 online tutoring service

Contra Costa County Library is encouraging patrons to take advantage of its live online tutoring service that is now available 24/7. Brainfuse HelpNow offers access to math, reading and writing tutors who are fluent in...

Richmond Rotary delivers $100 checks to all Peres Elementary teachers

By Mike Kinney Teachers are known to dig into their own pockets to ensure their students have the supplies they need for their education. Recognizing this, members of the Richmond Rotary Club pay a visit to...
San Pablo to install rectangular rapid flashing beacons near schools

San Pablo to install rectangular rapid flashing beacons near schools

Six pairs of rectangular rapid flashing beacons will soon be installed at five locations near San Pablo schools to enhance visibility of school children. The beacons will be installed on Broadway Avenue at 15th and...
Salesian student honored with award for outstanding technology project

Salesian student honored with award for outstanding technology project

By Kathy Chouteau Yaphet Yonas, a local youth learning technology, entrepreneurship and leadership skills in The Hidden Genius Project’s Intensive Immersion Program at RYSE Youth Center, earned the Baba Eugene Lemon Award for Outstanding Technology...
Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

Ed Fund hosting virtual open house for West County community

The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) is hosting a virtual open house for the broader West County community on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 4- 5 pm via Zoom.  Community members will learn...
R&R Hospitality Academy set for grand opening in Richmond

R&R Hospitality Academy set for grand opening in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau R&R Hospitality Academy is a new Richmond organization that helps prepare and certify low income young adults for careers in the hospitality industry, in part by tasking the program's students with preparing...
Richmond preschool set for ‘Grand Opening’ of expanded new location

Richmond preschool set for ‘Grand Opening’ of expanded new location

By Kathy Chouteau Curious Explorers Academy (CEA), a Richmond preschool serving three-and-four-year-old children, is celebrating the “Grand Opening” of its new location Sat., Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The preschool, which has been...

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'Kalua' the French Bulldog stolen at gungpoint on Barrett Avenue

‘Kalua’ the French Bulldog stolen in gunpoint robbery

Richmond police are asking for the community to be on the lookout for a French Bulldog named Kalua that was stolen at gunpoint on...
Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

Richmond author’s book examines tie between incest and prostitution

By Kathy Chouteau East Richmond Heights author and agent of social change Dr. Betty Burrus-Wright, PhD, MFT is set to release her book, “Searchers: Brave...
Warren Smith's response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith’s response to immense adversity: 4.0 GPA, WSU signing

Warren Smith, star senior defensive back and receiver for North Coast Section champion El Cerrito High, is also a 4.0 student and has signed...