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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.

CAP program guides low-income Bay Area students to college success

CAP program guides low-income Bay Area students to college success

The college experience is intimidating for any student, let alone a student from a low-income upbringing in Richmond. For DeMario Brown, a student-athlete at California State University, Bakersfield, the college intimidation factor wasn't the consequence...
Chevron E-Bike Challenge empowers students with engineering, life skills

Chevron E-Bike Challenge fostering young engineers

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond High students were so prepared for their bicycle competition afternoon, they barely had to pedal. At the RHS track in late afternoon, students in the Richmond High Engineering Partnership Academy tested...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School to hold breakfast fundraiser

St. David School is inviting the community to its annual breakfast fundraiser this Sunday, Dec. 2. For $8, you'll get three pieces of bacon, sausage, or a combination, along with your choice of two of...
CCC, WCCUSD schools closed today

CCC, WCCUSD schools closed today

Contra Costa College will remain closed today due to unpredictable poor air quality caused by the Camp Fire in Northern California. All three Contra Costa Community College District schools will remain closed, including Diablo Valley...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent poor air quality caused by smoke from the devastating Camp...
Teachers union calls for school closures due to Camp Fire smoke

Teachers union calls for school closures due to Camp Fire smoke

West Contra Costa Unified (WCCUSD) schools remained open Tuesday despite a request by its teachers union Monday to close them until the air quality improves. After the fast-moving, devastating Camp Fire in Butte County began...
Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

For insight into Richmond’s future, we ought to consult with local youth who are, naturally, Richmond's future. This Saturday, Nov. 17, young adults, including high school students, are invited to a unique Youth Entrepreneur Day...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

John Henry High ‘in good standing’ with WCCUSD

John Henry High is in compliance with its charter and in "good standing" with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the district's superintendent stated in a letter last week to the California School...

Travis Credit Union to host Budget for Homeownership workshop

From the first treehouse you visit as a child, home ownership is a desire ingrained in us from an early age. As Americans, the house with the picket fence is as organic to our...

Meet Felicia Phillips, Principal of Kennedy High School

Tell us about your job and your background. I am the principal at Kennedy High School. I actually am a graduate of Kennedy High myself, class of 1984. I had a passion for science, so...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.