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Free financial literacy seminar for youth, adults set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Richmond-area families are encouraged to attend the Financial Literacy Workshop on Saturday, June 23. Social Progress Inc. is hosting the free seminar at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Workshops are offered...
Richmond Art Center receives $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

Richmond Art Center to receive $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

The Richmond Art Center is set to receive a $13,500 grant to support a program that sends professional artists to West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools in order to educate students. This...
Young people invited to free financial bootcamp, 'Mad City Money'

Young people invited to free financial bootcamp, ‘Mad City Money’

Local young people ages 14 to 24 are encouraged to take part in Travis Credit Union's free annual Mad City Money Young Adult Financial Boot Camp, where they will participate in a fun activity...
WCCUSD summer food service program for kids starts Monday

WCCUSD summer food service program starts Monday

With the aim of ensuring low-income students continue to have access to nutritional meals while schools are closed during summer, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) said its Summer Food Service Program...
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DeJean Middle School Band takes first place at annual Six Flags festival

The local school district is singing the praises of this musical Richmond middle school. Last month, the Lovonya DeJean Middle School Concert Band won first place at the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Music in the...
100-percent of this Richmond school's graduates headed to college

100-percent of this Richmond school’s graduates headed to college

Of the 68 high school seniors graduating from Making Waves Academy in Richmond this Thursday, all are headed to college, the school has announced. Ninety-six-percent of seniors the school at 4123 Lakeside Drive will graduate...
County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

County libraries serving free, healthy lunches to kids and teens this summer

The Contra Costa County Library announced Monday it will serve free lunches to youth ages 18 and under at nine library locations this summer. County Librarian Melinda Cervantes said the Lunch at the Library program...
Local students use $500 grants to improve schools for 4th annual Potential Project

Local students use $500 grants to improve schools for 4th annual Potential Project

For a fourth straight year, West Contra Costa Unified students exhibited their potential to create change in their schools as part of the Potential Project. This year, students from seven schools and one nonprofit organization...

Chess players at Richmond tourney range from ages 6 to 74

Thirty-six community members participated in the 6th Annual Spring Classic Community Tournament last Saturday, ranging in age from 6 years old to 74, according to city officials. On Saturday, May 19, the chess players competed...

23rd Street ‘Pup Crawl’ set for May 31

Bring your dog, or volunteer to walk one in need from the Jelly's Place animal shelter, for the 23rd Street Pup Crawl on Thursday, May 31. The event is part of a broader, ongoing effort...

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BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...
Groups calling for ban on single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

Groups call to ban sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

A proposed resolution is circulating social media that calls upon Richmond to restrict or ban the sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in stores, including...