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Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked to give fathers and male mentors a couple hours off...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City Council approved funding several nonprofits' efforts to coordinate and implement...
Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert and 100-plus books color Sesame Street Literacy Fair

Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert and 100-plus books color Sesame Street fair

More than 125 backpacks and 100 books were passed out at the first Sesame Street Literacy Fair at the Monterey Pines Community Room in Richmond on Aug. 10. The event, a collaboration between Praise Fellowship...
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Nearly 1,000 backpacks, supplies given away at Richmond event

Here's one way to get kids excited about the end of summer. Nearly 1,000 backpacks and school supplies were donated to local kids at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in Richmond on Thursday as part...
Chevron's labs host largest class of Project SEED students

Chevron’s labs host largest class of Project SEED students

Congratulations are in order for the 10 local high school students who just completed the Project SEED Program, a 9-week, paid summer internship that has science-minded teens from disadvantaged communities across the nation conducting...

Richmond-based Girls Inc. invites community to Literacy Luau

Children of all ages, families and community members are invited to celebrate reading at an end-of-summer Literacy Luau set for Saturday, Aug. 19 in Richmond. Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County at 260 Broadway...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Wilson Elementary’s move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Despite ceiling leaks and other structural problems plaguing the aging Wilson Elementary School at 629 42nd St., students and teachers will remain at the campus for another year as their planned move to a...

Reporte Semanal 7/28

Chevron invita a la comunidad a un día de visita de la Refinería en Richmond Chevron está invitando a familias locales para una visita de la Refinería en Richmond. La visita gratuita incluye almuerzo y...

Departing Teach For America director calls for civility among educators

By Tyler Hester I’ve spent the past decade as a teacher, teacher coach, and as the leader of Teach For America here in the Richmond community. During that time, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside...

Volunteers sought to coach local students in writing

The highly regarded WriterCoach Connection (WCC) program is looking to train more volunteers with the ability to help local students develop their writing skills. The program brings volunteers to Lavonya DeJean Middle School, Kennedy High...

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We visited Point Richmond’s newest restaurant

We visited Point Richmond’s newest restaurant

By Zach Chouteau Dining at a relatively new restaurant is always exciting, but can also be a roll of the dice. We're happy to report...
Little Caesers Love Kitchen to park in Richmond on Wednesday, Aug. 30

Little Caesers Love Kitchen to park in Richmond on Wednesday, Aug. 30

The Little Caesers Love Kitchen is set to return to Richmond for a third time in order to cook up and serve pizzas to...
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Nonprofit’s efforts at Shields-Reid Park filmed

More Than a Game, the non-profit that facilitates the construction of athletics fields, equipment donations, instructional clinics and community service projects in underserved areas,...