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View the latest community-related news in Richmond, CA.

Video! Washington Elementary garden program provides nutritious education

The two thriving gardens at Washington Elementary School in Point Richmond bear fruit both literally and educationally, but few have captured their overall value quite like the expert who runs them, Garden Education Specialist...

Five WCCUSD teachers win 2016 Teaching Excellence Award

Give the five teachers pictured an emphatic high-five the next time you see them. They were recently named by the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund as 2016 Teaching Excellence Award winners for their daily...
Community invited to All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds supporting Salesian College Preparatory

Community invited to All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds supporting Salesian College Preparatory

The 51st Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed is set to take place this Friday and Saturday at the Salesian College Preparatory gymnasium and benefits the top-notch school. The events, which starts at 7 p.m. Friday and...
Richmond High program sending students on educational Washington D.C. trip short on funding

Richmond High program that sends students to Washington D.C. short on funds

A 14-year-old program that sends Richmond High students to Washington D.C. to experience government in action has endured a funding shortfall this year, and the community is encouraged to help with donations. Since 2001, Richmond...

Chevron takes Richmond students to Super Bowl City STEM Zone

As usual, Wednesday morning class was in session for 25 eighth graders from Richmond's Lovonya DeJean Middle School, except this time their textbooks were replaced by footballs, and their classroom was moved across the...

Free dental program at Coronado Elementary has grand opening

The highly anticipated free dental program serving students at Coronado Elementary had a grand opening Friday, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The dental program serving the school's kindergarteners through sixth graders...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

WCCUSD accepting applications from students wanting to transfer schools

Students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District who want to transfer schools can apply during the Open Enrollment period which runs from Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 12, the district said. Applications...
Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie giveaway an example of school's positive evolution

Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie giveaway an example of school’s positive evolution

Dozens of giddy students at Verde Elementary streamed into the school's library to pick up their brand new hoodie and book as part of an annual holiday giveaway event. The children not only received a...
Parents, educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Parents and educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center

Local educators, administrators, parents and special guest Assemblymember Tony Thurmond are planning to convene at Richmond Civic Center next month to discuss strategies to ensure all West County children are reading at grade level...

Fred T. Korematsu Day to be celebrated Saturday at El Cerrito school named after...

In honor of Fred T. Korematsu Day this Saturday, an El Cerrito middle school named after the Japanese American civil rights legend is planning a celebration and dedication to its new campus, which is...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...