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Richmond Promise ceremony honors hundreds of local students

Hundreds of high school seniors from Richmond brought their families to Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, setting in motion the promise of a college-going culture in the city. "I'm here to tell every single one...

Growing math club holds 2nd annual tournament

In its second year, this local middle school program has become something students can count on. The growing math club at Pinole Middle School that was spearheaded by a Chevron engineer and supported by the...
WCCUSD superintendent calls for normal school hours on inauguration day Friday, safe spaces

Matt Duffy named sole finalist for WCCUSD superintendent

Matt Duffy, an administrator at the Milpitas Unified School District who is described as having a proven track record in improving public schools and education systems, has been named the sole finalist for the...

Richmond Yacht Club’s STEMsail program graduates first class

These young students really sailed through this class. On Sunday, the first class of STEMsail students celebrated the completion of a pilot program funded by the Richmond Yacht Club Foundation. The clever after-school program introduces kids...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

Gioia: Inaugural West County Youth Summit set for Saturday

By Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, West County is a relatively young community. Approximately one-quarter of Richmond residents are age 18 or younger. Our youth are our strength and future. In recent years, we've seen...

Your guide to WCCUSD graduations over the next two weeks

Over the next two weeks, about 1,800 West Contra Costa Unified seniors will receive their diplomas in graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2016. The district released a handy schedule for all of its ceremonies,...

WriterCoach Connection uplifts learning and community

https://youtu.be/IDtqjEjsRiM Warning that we would be overwhelmed with good stories, Richmond Councilman Vinay Pimple urged the Standard to pay a visit to Richmond High on Wednesday for the final day of the school year for...

Richmond Promise Scholars to be honored at June 2 ceremony

The 375 students who make up the inaugural class of Richmond Promise scholars will be recognized at a ceremony June 2. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will deliver opening remarks at the event, which takes place from...

Richmond Art Center seeks artists interested in teaching their craft

The Richmond Art Center is looking for practicing artists with teaching experience for opportunities at the center. Anyone interested should bring their resumes and a list of references to an informational event at the art...

Youth program that has been greening Richmond wins grant

A Richmond nonprofit that enlists underserved youth to help green the community while learning environmental education and other skills has won a grant from the Outdoor Foundation, it was announced Thursday. Groundwork Richmond was one...

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RPD: Man suspected of dumping dirty adult diapers in playground

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of illegally dumping hazardous material in a playground in...

Tara Hills man charged after alleged barricade incident

A 30-year-old Tara Hills man was charged with possessing multiple weapons, including a machine gun, and for discharging a firearm with gross negligence during...

Former Oakland A’s great Mike Norris joins San Pablo Baseball Association

Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is all too familiar with the highs and lows of being a famous professional athlete. While he...