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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.

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,...
Kennedy High silk-screen business booming in inaugural year

Kennedy High silk-screen business booming in inaugural year

The Kennedy High silk-screen business implemented by award-winning art teacher Steve Mainini is booming, with students earning $5,000 in profit in its first year, according to a school official. Mainini, who was the school district's...
80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

High school students encouraged to apply for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship (BHAC) program, which provides scholarships for up to four college-bound seniors. The scholarships are awarded in honor of William...
Founders of clothing company, Poor Little Rich Boy, planning annual scholarship fund for local student

Founders of Poor Little Rich Boy clothing line planning annual scholarship fund for local...

Poor Little Rich Boy, a clothing and accessories company co-founded by Richmond natives Michael Dade and Trevaj Siller, has committed to donating 5-percent of semi-annual net sales to help fund a scholarship for a...
UC Berkeley chancellor pens open letter to Richmond community on Berkeley Global Campus

UC Berkeley chancellor addresses Berkeley Global Campus dispute in open letter to Richmond

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent an open letter to the Richmond community on Friday reiterating a promise to sign agreements ensuring local residents benefit from the construction of the Berkeley Global Campus at...

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Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...
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Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to...