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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.

Local high school students invited to free financial bootcamp in Richmond called Mad City Money

Local youth invited to free financial bootcamp in Richmond on Monday called Mad City...

Local youth are encouraged to attend a free educational event in Richmond on Monday called Mad City Money, which intends to simulate the realities of financial independence. The unique program sponsored by Travis Credit Union...
Local YMCA's work to create healthier, safer communities highlighted in NY Times health blog

Local YMCA’s work to create healthier, safer communities highlighted in NY Times health blog

The local YMCA's work to build healthier and safer communities in Richmond was highlighted Monday in the New York Times' personal health blog. The post centered on the YMCA of the USA's Healthier Communities Initiatives,...
WCCUSD educator invited to speak on White House ‘makers’ panel

WCCUSD educator invited to speak on White House ‘makers’ panel

The West Contra Costa Unified educator known for his unique approach at getting youth interested in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) can now also say he's also won the attention of President...

500 residents expected at Richmond wellness event honoring legendary cyclist Major Taylor

While plans to enhance safety for pedestrians and cyclists in the Iron Triangle are in the works, community organizations are being proactive about promoting active lifestyles among local families. On Saturday, an annual cycling and...

Before summer break, Grant Elementary families warned about lingering effects of smoke breaks

Shining a light on the consequences of second-hand smoke at Grant Elementary will hopefully convince parents not to light up around their kids or allow others to do so. That was the main message from...

Exploring Richmond’s Rosie the Riveter Museum

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat explored the heroic efforts of the Richmond community this weekend in a feature and visitor's guide to the Rosie the Riveter Museum. Carole Terwilliger Meyers writes that the City of Richmond does not...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

Councilmember criticizes proposal to exclude students from Richmond Promise

The current proposal to exclude Richmond residents who attend charter schools from the $35 million Richmond Promise college scholarship program (CC Times article here) has angered community members who said the program was supposed...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Community advocates raising funds to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A’s game

Richmond community advocates are fundraising to send 15 kids from the Pullman Point housing complex to the Oakland A's game against the Texas Rangers on Thursday. Local advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, David Simmons and Andre...
WCCUSD summer food service program for kids starts Monday

WCCUSD begins free summer meal program for youth this week; see full list of...

This week, the West Contra Costa Unified (WCCUSD) is beginning its free summer meals program providing youth 18 and under access to nutritious foods while they're on break. On Tuesday, the district will host an...
Local students take it upon themselves to achieve school district goals as part of Potential Project

Local students take it upon themselves to achieve school district goals as part of...

When striving to reach lofty goals in youth education, some of the best ideas come from those with the greatest potential to achieve change: the students. That's the main principal behind the unique Potential Project,...

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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...