Berkeley Bay Festival

Family Fun at the Berkeley Marina Berkeley, California (Feb, 2017) – Join us at the Berkeley Bay Festival on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 11am-4pm.  This free outdoor event at the Berkeley Marina is filled with entertainment, food, boating, educational activities, and information on exciting family outings and summer programs. The first Bay Festival was […]

School Board Invites Community to Apply for FOAC

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Board of Education is seeking members for the Facilities Oversight and Advisory Committee (FOAC). Through this committee, the community as a whole is able to participate in the process of reviewing school facilities and of planning for the future. A key priority for the committee will be […]

Career Online High School at County Library

Career Online High School Program Available for Free to Residents   The Contra Costa County Library is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School. The program is specifically designed to reengage adults into the education system and prepare them for entry into post-secondary career education […]

Contra Costa to Expand Computer Science Education

The Contra Costa County Office of Education is proud to announce that it has been selected as a Code.org Professional Learning Partner, and will be the designated provider of Code.org Professional Learning Programs in Contra Costa County. CCCOE will provide quality professional development to educators through local district partnerships with Code.org and act as a regional hub of the […]

Danville Native Enters U.S. Naval Academy

Donald P. Lofe, III, a graduate of De La Salle High School in Concord, California was inducted into the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2020 Thursday, June 30, 2016 and began six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.   Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy’s “plebe” or freshman class, and each student is required to participate in Plebe […]

New Bella Vista Elementary to Open

Newest Dougherty Valley Elementary School to celebrate with ribbon cutting   On Monday, August 8, 2016, San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), staff, parents, students and community members will celebrate the grand opening of SRVUSD’s newest school–Bella Vista Elementary. The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the new campus at 1050 Trumpet […]

Assemblywoman Baker Endorses Public Education Bond Initiative

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) has announced her endorsement of the Public Education Facilities Bond Initiative. This initiative will allow the sale of $9 billion in bonds to fund the construction and modernization of facilities in California K-12 schools and community colleges. “Before the school bond initiative was first announced, I sat down with many […]

Powerful Tools to get into College

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Free Family Art Day to Explore, Create 

WALNUT CREEK — Do your kids love to tinker and create? Is your family’s idea of heaven digging into fresh clay or painting together? Civic Arts Education is opening their doors to parents, guardians and kids to explore their creative sides together on Saturday, April 25. Family Art Day will be a fun and free family event from 10 a.m.-2 […]