Thursday, September 19, 2019

Education

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Remarkable Kennedy High educator Ian Bader named as Comcast Bay Area All-Star Teacher finalist

Remarkable Kennedy High educator Ian Bader named as Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher finalist

Veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader never gives up on his students, and his talent and boundless passion for his profession has kids in his classrooms  looking forward to school. Last weekend, the English teacher...
This week's WCCUSD athletics schedule includes TCAL swimming championships

WCCUSD weekly athletics schedule includes TCAL swimming finals

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).  
A year from now, a few impressive Richmond school campuses are slated to open following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars in investments

A year from now, these modern Richmond school campuses are slated to be completed

About a year from now, construction on two impressive Richmond school developments is slated to be completed following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars in investments, according to the West Contra...
Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announce winners of youth poetry contest

Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announces winners of youth poetry contest

There are so many talented Richmond poets, and here's how we know it. On Wednesday, the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) announced the winners of the 2015 Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest, which encourages students...
Upcoming Richmond job fair aims to 'break barriers to employment'

West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

West County teens will receive advice on how to search for jobs, interview for them and what is expected after they are hired at a summer jobs fair at Hercules Library, 109 Civic Dr., on...
Architectural firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for Berkeley Global Campus

New York firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for the Berkeley Global Campus at...

SHoP Architects, the New York firm that designed the Brooklyn Nets' home stadium, won the Design Ideas Exercise for the University of California's Berkeley Global Campus in Richmond Bay, the firm announced Thursday. The firm...
Local group seeks donations to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

Donations needed to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

A local group that helps black women become politically active is seeking to raise funds to send additional Richmond youth to Legislation Learning Day in Sacramento on April 15, according to community advocate Rodney...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

These 68 West County high school seniors will share $160,000 in college scholarships

A bright group of 68 students from West Contra Costa County's public schools with share $160,000 worth of college scholarships from The Ed Fund, which provides much-needed funding for local public education. The 68 high...
Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

A youth symposium at a Richmond church this Saturday will bring together elected officials, attorneys, religious leaders, educators and other influential groups with the aim of educating young people on their rights when encountering...

Volunteer Ruth Peritz honored for working with special ed students in Kennedy High gardens

On a weekly basis, retired educator Ruth Peritz heads over to Kennedy High to tend to the school garden, but she's not only making sure the vegetable plants grow. School officials are lauding Peritz for...

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...