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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...
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...

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RPD operation on 23rd Street attempts to provide resources, assistance to prostitutes

RPD operation on 23rd St. offers resources, assistance to prostitutes

The Richmond Police Department's ongoing efforts to address the prostitution problem on 23rd Street last weekend included an operation that sent bicycle and foot...
Residents invited to workshop to envision Point Molate's future

Residents invited to workshop to envision Point Molate’s future

The city of Richmond is seeking community input on how best to use the land at Point Molate for the benefit of all residents...
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Chevron Stations Inc. to hold job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22

Chevron Stations Inc. is holding a job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22 as the company searches to fill positions for Customer Service...