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Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Richmond church ‘adopts’ three schools

A Richmond church has "adopted" three local public schools in order to interact and "love on" students and staff. This school year, the community outreach team at Praise Fellowship Bible Church at 684 Juliga Woods St....
Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. You'll meet educators, coaches, parents and...
Get ready for the sweetest 29th Annual GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run yet

31st GRIP Harmony Walk/5K run set for Saturday, Oct. 28

One of Richmond's most impactful, unifying community events -- the GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run to end hunger and homelessness -- is returning for the 31st year on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun competition, sponsored by...
Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Nearly two decades ago, when Tamara Shiloh was using Microsoft Publisher to create small pamphlets and booklets for a business owner, she received an email that contained a short story about African American inventors...
Air quality complaints from wildfires continue in Richmond

Air quality complaints from wildfires persist in Richmond

UPDATE WEDNESDAY, 4:50 P.M.: All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to “rapidly changing air quality conditions” resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent...
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Facebook’s Returning the Favor segment surprises Richmond music teacher

Former DeJean Middle School music director Tim Wilson's inspirational story of giving to his students has become a national sensation -- leading to yet another round of new musical instruments for the underserved Richmond...
Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...
Callejón cerca a la Calle 23 limpiado como parte de Revitalización

Alley near 23rd Street spruced up as part of revitalization

By Mike Kinney Community members banded together on Saturday to clean up a long-blighted alley that runs parallel to 23rd Street in Richmond. Dozens of residents helped round up litter in the alley between 22nd and 23rd...
'Taco Tuesday Paint Nite' to benefit youth scholarship program

‘Taco Tuesday Paint Nite’ to benefit youth scholarship program

You've heard of painting workshops paired with delicious wines, where after you have finished painting and drinking, you get to take your artwork home. In Richmond, there's an event like that coming up -- with...
Community mourns young Richmond swim instructor's death

Community mourns young Richmond swim instructor’s death

The community is mourning the unexpected passing of John Nuss, a well-regarded 22-year-old Richmond city employee and Pinole Valley High graduate known as a friendly personality at the Richmond Plunge and Richmond Swim Center...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...