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Kennedy High 'all-star teacher' finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Final week to cast online vote for Kennedy High teacher, help school win $20,000

Last month, we told you all about veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, whose passion and ability to connect with students have made him one of five finalists for the 2015 Comcast SportsNet All-Star...
WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedule).
The 15th Annual Sy and Beverly Zell Golf Tournament is set to take place Sept. 29, and golfers, particularly foursomes, are encouraged to sign up.

Sign up! Golfers encouraged to swing for scholarships at 15th Sy and Beverly Zell...

Rather than attempting the elusive hole-in-one, golfers should consider swinging for scholarships. The 15th Annual Sy and Beverly Zell Golf Tournament is set to take place Sept. 29, and golfers, particularly foursomes, are encouraged to...
De Anza High School Tech Academy

Community invited to get their computers fixed for free at De Anza High on...

The De Anza High School Tech Academy is set to hold another Free Fix Day on Saturday, May 16. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., community members are invited to bring their laptops, desktops and...
De Anza senior named as one of nation's 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

De Anza High senior named as one of nation’s 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

De Anza High senior Jasmine Gill was one of 1,000 students nationwide to be selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar. The honor provides high-performing, low-income high school seniors with financial, leadership development, mentoring and...
UC professor to discuss Chinese American women's WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC professor to discuss Chinese American women’s WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC Santa Cruz professor emerita of American Studies Judy Yung is coming to Richmond on May 16 to discuss the experiences of Chinese American women during World War II. Her talk begins at 3 p.m....
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Richmond Police Activities League needs additional funding for youth scholarship programs

A straight-A student living with her disabled mom and a young man working to support his family while trying to become an immigration attorney are among the dozens of high-quality applicants in this year's...
Kennedy High School rooms ransacked, valuables taken, in heartless burglary

Sprint grant will provide 65 low-income Kennedy High students laptops, Internet

About 65 technology-deprived Kennedy High School students will receive Dell laptops and Internet connectivity for two years thanks to a $100,000 grant from Sprint. On Wednesday, Sprint representatives presented Kennedy High administrators a check at...
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).  

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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...