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Community invited to use Fab Lab at Kennedy High this summer

This summer, community members are invited to use the digital modeling and fabrication equipment provided at the relatively new Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High, 4300 Cutting Blvd. On 10 dates from July 6 to...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

Programa de Comida Para el Verano Empieza Lunes, Gracias al WCCUSD

El programa de comida durante el verano del Distrito Escolar de West Contra Costa empezó este lunes, el 12 de junio. Terminará el viernes, 18 de agosto, de acuerdo al distrito. Para empezar el programa...
Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a financial education bootcamp in Richmond on Wednesday, June 21, for young people ages 14 to 24. The Mad City Money program will run from 12:30 p.m. to...
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Community members clean up Nichol Park, other city sites

By Mike Kinney More than 20 community members helped spruce up Nichol Park, the Richmond Tool Library and the city's Community Services Department as part of a volunteer event Saturday. The volunteers participated in the ServiceWorks...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD summer meals program starts Monday

The West Contra Costa Unified School District summer meals program begins Monday, June 12 and runs through Friday, Aug. 18, the district announced Thursday. To kick off the WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program, students and...
Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th-grader

Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th grader

They say the vast majority of writers who start a book never get around to finishing them, let alone publishing them. That's not the case for 7th-grade DeJean Middle School student Roderick Alexander, who wrote...

Campamentos de verano en Richmond

June 7th, 2017 Enfoque: Campamentos de verano en Richmond Verano en Richmond ↓ Articulo original por Zach Chouteau, traducido por Camilo Vilaseca Con solo unas semanas antes del principio del verano, no hay mucho tiempo...

Richmond gets campy

June 5th, 2017 Spotlight: Richmond Summer Camps Richmond gets campy ↓ By Zach Chouteau With the hot season on the horizon just a few weeks away, the clock is ticking on getting kids...

Truancy prevention program pitched for San Pablo school

A newly-established nonprofit is aiming to launch a truancy prevention program at Lake Elementary School in San Pablo next school year. Rev. Wesley Ellis (pictured at far right) is the executive director of Project T.R.E.E....
Revamped Mathieu Court Alley now a colorful 'PLAYce'

Revamped Mathieu Court Alley now a colorful ‘PLAYce’

The latest enhancement to this once-dilapidated Iron Triangle alleyway is set to be celebrated on Friday. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a ribbon-cutting is scheduled for the new “PLAYce” for children that has sprung...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...