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Education

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Chevron awards college scholarships to Richmond seniors in honor of Black History Month

Not long after Alicia Green connected with her roots, she disconnected from her hairstyle. "I decided to cut off all my relaxed or permanently straightened hair and grow my natural-Afro textured hair," the senior at...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

NCS basketball, soccer playoff schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly schedule of high school sporting events, including the North Coast Section (NCS) soccer and basketball playoff tournament. Good luck to all the...
Contra Costa County youth can get connected to summer jobs through new program

Contra Costa County youth can get connected to summer jobs through new program

A new Contra Costa County program connects young people between ages 16-21 to summer jobs, internships and other work-based learning experiences, according to the nonprofit For Richmond. The Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County...
WCCUSD takes action after parent speaks out about sour milk being served at Richmond school

Parent’s concern over expired milk at Richmond school prompts WCCUSD memo

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has taken steps to ensure students are not being served expired foods after a parent at a Richmond school said her son became sick while drinking...
Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Valley View Elementary will get a temporary campus after the West Contra Costa Unified District school board voted 3-2 to spend $3.6 million on the facility, according to the Contra Costa Times. The funds were...
Don't-miss events Saturday: Education Fair, peace summit and Richmond Art Center winter reception

Don’t-miss events Saturday: Education Fair, peace summit and Richmond Art Center winter reception

Rain or shine, there are important events in Richmond on Saturday that community members should definitely consider attending. First, parents and guardians should head to the second annual West Contra Costa County Education Fair, which...
Funds for Valley View Elementary temporary campus approved

Richmond council urging WCCUSD to prioritize Valley View Elementary rebuild

After learning that plans to build a new Valley View Elementary School campus is facing delays, Richmond council on Tuesday voted unanimously to urge the West Contra Costa Unified District Board of Education to...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

West County families encouraged to attend free K-12 education fair in Richmond on Feb....

The community is encouraged to attend a free education fair on Feb. 7 where families can learn about quality K-12 education options for their children. The second annual West Contra Costa County Education Fair will...
Richmond one of seven U.S. cities awarded grant to revitalize neighborhoods

Nonprofits, public agencies can tap Feb. 5 training on volunteer team building in Richmond

Local nonprofits and public agencies can benefit from learning how to effectively recruit, manage and motivate volunteers who are often their lifeblood. That's why the Volunteer Center of the East Bay (VCEB) is encouraging local...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...

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Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new...

Richmond chess tourney a spring classic

By TC Ball Spring showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of chess players at the 7th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament held on Saturday May...
Coalition to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park Tuesday

Coalition set to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park

On Tuesday, both the Richmond City Council and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will weigh in on the dispute over the future of...