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Video: North & East Neighborhood Council’s 26th Annual Picnic

By Mike Kinney The North & East Neighborhood Council's 26th annual picnic at Burg Park on Saturday, Sept. 9 was right on beat, as shown in our video from the event. Several hundred people attended the...
Youth, particularly in urban areas, don't get enough exposure to nature, which is vital for physical and mental development and allows them to understand the importance of stewardship of the earth, according to the parents group.

Mira Vista parents fundraising to send students on nature trip

Parents at Richmond’s Mira Vista School are encouraging the community to donate toward an effort to send fourth graders on a 3-day environmental education trip. Their goal is to send students from the low-income school,...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your...

¡Llamando a todos los maestros y maestras de escuelas públicas locales! A partir del viernes 1 de septiembre, se puede aplicar en línea y solicitar subvenciones para llevar a cabo proyectos educativos en las...

Richmond Sea Scouts recruiting new members, holding fundraiser

The Richmond Sea Scouts program for ages 13 to 18 is recruiting new members. The local program is also holding an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 9, for just $15 per person...
Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

El programa de Rotary Home Team, que provee asistencia a adultos mayores con reparaciones domésticas comunes, será ofrecido a los residentes de San Pablo a partir del 30 de Septiembre. El programa, que se extendió...

Salute to donate Friday sales to Hurricane Harvey relief

Menbere Aklilu, an Ethiopian immigrant, domestic violence survivor and the charitable owner of Richmond’s Salute E Vita Ristorante, has announced that all sales at her restaurant on Friday, Sept. 8 will be donated to...
Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city's urban forest

Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city’s urban forest

The volunteer-run group that has been greening the city of Richmond one tree at a time since 2011 was recently recognized for its efforts by the California Urban Forests Council. Lee Micheaux and the nonprofit...

Community members step up to assist bed-ridden resident

On Monday, we reported a heartbreaking story about longtime community member Carolyn Moore, who has spent the good part of more than two decades in a hospital bed and who has effectively been trapped...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Teachers encouraged to apply for Chevron Fuel Your School grants

Calling all local public school teachers! Starting Friday, Sept. 1, you can apply online for grants to carry out educational projects in your classrooms through Chevron's annual Fuel Your School program. Today, Chevron U.S.A. announced...
Richmond Rotarians surprise Peres teachers with $100 checks

Richmond Rotarians surprise Peres teachers with $100 checks

The Richmond Rotarians never cease to amaze us, as they continued their long-running annual tradition on Wednesday of "surprising" local teachers with checks for $100 apiece. Richmond Rotary President Connie Tritt and senior member Erle...

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$825,000 gift to support Contra Costa College business students

Retired biz professor’s estate gifts $825,000 to Contra Costa College

The Contra Costa College Foundation announced Monday that it received a gift of $825,000 from the estate of retired business professor Stephen C. Schaefer...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...