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Reddit co-founder visits Richmond after-school program

Reddit co-founder visits Richmond after-school program

Alexis Ohanian Sr., co-founder of social media website Reddit and husband of tennis great Serena Williams, visited an after-school program in Richmond on Tuesday to inspire middle school students, according to a report by...
U.S. World News & Report recognizes several local high schools

U.S. World News & Report recognizes several local high schools

Several local school were recognized on the U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best High Schools list. Leadership Public Schools: Richmond was ranked as California's 18th best public high school in the report, and 144th...
FoodMaxx holding peanut butter drive to benefit local food banks

FoodMaxx, Lucky holding peanut butter drive for local food banks

The Save Mart Companies, which owns and operates stores under the names of Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky and FoodMaxx, announced Wednesday the start of its 5th Annual Peanut Butter Roundup benefiting local food...

Junior Achievement’s SF gala honors contributions by local students

De Anza High senior Dilraj Singh was recently announced as the winner of the prestigious Junior Achievement Northern California 2018 Glenlyon Scholarship. Singh is one of two Northern California, college-bound students to earn the 4-year,...
About 390 Salesian student assist local nonprofits on Service Day

About 390 Salesian students assist local nonprofits on Service Day

Local nonprofit organizations got a lot of extra help on Friday, April 27, when Salesian College Preparatory held its annual campus-wide Service Day. About 390 students participated with help from about 40 teachers and staff...
WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

On Friday, the West Contra Costa Unified School District released its list of upcoming high school graduation dates, a majority of which will occur at Richmond Memorial Convention Center, 403 Civic Center Plaza. Nearly 2,100...

DA Diana Becton to deliver keynote at Law Day 2018 in Richmond

Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is set to be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Law Day event on Friday, May 4, which provides on opportunity for local high school students to...

Local Teacher of Year visited by county superintendent

Joanne Chen, a veteran teacher at Mira Vista Elementary School, recently received a visit from Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata. That's after Chen was announced last month along with Erik Radkiewicz of...
WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting. A majority of the five board members -- Mister...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon to 3:30 p.m., the event will include free adult and...

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Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full...

Chevron Richmond Refinery hiring community engagement manager

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Community Engagement Manager at the Richmond Refinery. The full-time position is responsible for leading social investment...

449 local high school seniors receive Richmond Promise scholarships

Nearly 450 scholarships totaling $2.45 million have been awarded this year to forward-thinking local high school seniors thanks to the Richmond Promise. The students are...