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Jael Myrick named Richmond’s vice mayor for 2015

Richmond councilmember Jael Myrick, a rising star in local politics, has been named vice mayor of the city for 2015. At Tuesday's council meeting, Councilmember Nat Bates nominated Myrick to assume the yearlong post and...
Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Along with a large volunteer effort along Richmond Greenway Monday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, middle school and high school students can get free admission to the film Selma...
Kennedy High School rooms ransacked, valuables taken, in heartless burglary

Kennedy High seeking speakers for career event on Jan. 21

Kennedy High is seeking speakers for its "Career, College Changing our Community" program on Jan. 21, a student sponsored event aiming to get young people college and career ready. Richmond professionals from diverse careers as...
Job seekers encouraged to attend career expo at Richmond Memorial Convention Center Sept. 30

North Richmond residents can apply for $14 an hour career-training positions

North Richmond residents are encouraged to apply for one of two job openings that would allow them the opportunity to help improve their neighbors’ health. Community Energy Services Corporation (CESC), which through a Chevron Richmond-funded...
Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian College Preparatory is set to host its 50th annual Golden Jubilee Crab Feed on Friday and Saturday, a renowned all-you-can-eat fundraiser for the school. Tickets are $50 per person for the event, which will...
80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

Current high school seniors attending a West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) school are encouraged to apply for one of up to 80 college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, according to Ed...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

WCCUSD offers instructions on kindergarten registration, which begin Jan. 12

FYI parents, registration for kindergarten in the West Contra Costa Unified School Districts starts Jan. 12. See the flyer below for information on where to be and what to bring. For more information, visit the...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Last call! Deadline for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship ends Friday

The deadline for West County high school seniors to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program is this week: all application packets must be received by Friday, Dec. 19. Four scholarships...
Watch Coronado Elementary students perform with professional opera singers

Watch Coronado Elementary School students perform with professional opera singers

Students at Richmond's Coronado Elementary School recently performed alongside professional opera singers in a 45-minute adaptation of La Bohème, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video below shows an excerpt of...
Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College began Monday, with classes starting Jan. 12, according to the school. Enroll online here.

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...