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Contra Costa College to host 'Super Saturday' for prospective students

Contra Costa College to host ‘Super Saturday’ for prospective students

Community members interested in learning about what life is like as a Contra Costa College student are encouraged to visit the campus gym on Saturday. The school's fourth annual Super Saturday aims to provide community members with an opportunity...

Richmond High Earth Team alerts San Pablo to troubled trees

A group of Richmond High students has learned enough in the school's Earth Team program to be able to warn the city of San Pablo that some of its trees are unwell. At last week's City Council...

‘Business of Retail’ aims to keep local shops open and thriving

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond aims to keep local retailers such as barber's shops and nail salons open and thriving through The Business of Retail, a low-cost training session. The 11-week course, which meets Mondays from 6...
Entrepreneur Devin Lars to speak at Richmond youth summit May 17

Entrepreneur Devin Lars to speak at Richmond youth summit May 17

Richmond's own Devin Lars, who was named one of the nation's top entrepreneurs under age 30 at the United Nations in New York City in 2014, is set to deliver the keynote address at...
Richmond Young Scholars Reception awards promising high school seniors with scholarships

Richmond Young Scholars Reception awards promising students with college scholarships

https://youtu.be/mY9Pc03YZLw They say it takes a village to raise a child. At the Richmond Young Scholars Reception last week, which was sponsored by the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL), the Richmond community did just that,...
Seniors at Richmond High, Middle College named Gates Millennium Scholars

Seniors at Richmond High, Middle College named Gates Millennium Scholars

Arnold Dimas of Richmond High and Alejandro Hernandez of Middle College High have been named Gates Millennium Scholars, an honor bestowed to just 1,000 high school seniors from across the nation, the West Contra...
56 high school seniors in West Contra Costa just won college scholarships

56 high school seniors in West Contra Costa just won college scholarships

Fifty-six promising West Contra Costa high school seniors will receive a share of $130,000 in college scholarships from the Ed Fund, which aims to improve education for local public school students. The winners were among...
2016 Rosie's Girls Summer Camp accepting applications

2016 Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp accepting applications

The 2016 Rosie's Girls Summer Camp, an exciting day camp in Richmond where girls have fun while receiving hands-on instruction in skilled trades, including technology, is currently seeking applications. The flyer below details how to...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

WCCUSD’s 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

On Friday, West Contra Costa Unified will hold the 23rd annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary School, 230 Harbour Way South. The event, hosted by the district's Food Services Department, will run...
Kennedy High teacher a finalist for KBLX-FM Teacher of Year Award

Kennedy High teacher a finalist for KBLX-FM Teacher of Year Award

Kennedy High teacher Jeff Pollock is one of five finalists for the Bayborhood High School Teacher of the Year Award. The five Bay Area teachers were nominated by their students for the award, which is...

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Wildcat Canyon among parks closed due to high winds

Wildcat Canyon among parks closed due to high winds

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park/Alvarado Park is among the ridgeline parks closed through Friday at 8 a.m. due to safety concerns and cleanup needs resulting...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Application period opens for Chevron Richmond Somos Scholarship

By Kathy Chouteau The Somos Employee Network at the Chevron Richmond Refinery has kicked off the application period for its annual scholarship. Now in its...
Richmond native unveils first feature film, ‘I Can’t Sleep’

Richmond native unveils first feature film, ‘I Can’t Sleep’

By Kathy Chouteau Ever since she was a little girl growing up in the Richmond View neighborhood, Gina Rose dreamed of making films. Next month,...