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La comunidad está invitada a una visita a la Refinería de Chevron en Richmond

Chevron está invitando a familias locales para una visita de la Refinería en Richmond. La visita gratuita incluye almuerzo y refrescos, y se tomara lugar el sábado, 26 de agosta de 10am a 1pm. También...
School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

by Zach Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education honored Security Officer Andre Krashna at Richmond’s Lovonya Dejean Middle School Wednesday for his courageous leap into action last fall that...

De Anza High grad wins Junior Achievement scholarship

by Sandy Karp Karla Ramirez, a recent De Anza High graduate, has been awarded a prestigious $5,000 college scholarship from Junior Achievement of Northern California, which she will use while attending UC Davis this fall. Ramirez...
Fundraiser launched to provide school supplies, backpacks for local kids

Fundraiser launched to provide school supplies, backpacks for local kids

The Ambitious Mom, a local community organization, has announced its first back-to-school fundraiser, which has been launched online and also at the San Pablo Library. The backpack and school supplies drive aims to assist financially-strapped...

City soccer league seeks teams for new season

The City of Richmond’s Community Services Department announced the return of its popular 8v8 Adult Soccer League for the fall. The fun kicks off on August 25 and the season will run through November 10....

Richmond Ceasefire to hold annual citywide walk

Potentially hundreds of residents are set to walk in the name of peace across the city of Richmond for a Ceasefire event on Friday, July 21. While the group Richmond Ceasefire has led walks in...

NFL rookie and Kennedy High grad Kenneth Walker visits GRIP

What’s more exciting for a kid than a few scoops of sherbet on a scorching summer day? How about when it’s delivered by a real NFL rookie, who takes the time to hang out and...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

RYSE to host fundraiser at CycleBar Berkeley

Spinning your wheels isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, the RYSE Center will be teaming up later this month with CycleBar Berkeley for some indoor ‘stationary’ cycling to raise money for the Richmond...

16th Annual Music on the Main concert to enliven downtown

The first of two free Music on the Main concerts is set to take place in downtown Richmond on July 26. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, a kids zone, resource booth and even a Freshest...

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DeSaulnier denounces Trump’s decision to ban transgender troops

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued a statement Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to no longer “accept or allow” transgender people in...
Southwest pilot becomes mentor to inspiring El Cerrito grad

Southwest pilot becomes mentor to ‘persistent’ El Cerrito High grad

Last year, we told you about an inspiring El Cerrito High graduate who has been training to fly commercial airplanes for Southwest Airlines. Thanks to...
Mayor Tom Butt: Who will replace Gayle McLaughlin on council?

Mayor Tom Butt: Who will replace Gayle McLaughlin on council?

Mayor Tom Butt In a normal election year, you need 6,000 to 10,000 votes, a war chest of tens of thousands of dollars and untold...