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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...
Discounted Oakland A's tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

Discounted Oakland A’s tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

Here's a great deal: Purchasing discounted field seats for the Oakland A's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, May 29, at 7:05 p.m. will help support a well-regarded local nonprofit. Girls Inc. of...

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...
Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

If you were in San Pablo yesterday, you might have spotted a few more butterflies than usual. For that, you can thank Melissa Yvette Mendoza. At St. Joseph Cemetery on Sunday, loved ones still mourning Mendoza’s...

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Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Mike Joyce has come full circle. On Tuesday, a full 40 years after taking part in the very first Richmond Operational Program (ROP) class, Joyce...

Reinventing 23rd Street

June 21, 2018 Reinventing 23rd Street The fight to highlight 23rd Street's hidden gems. By: Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney...
Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...