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Upcoming Richmond job fair aims to 'break barriers to employment'

West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

West County teens will receive advice on how to search for jobs, interview for them and what is expected after they are hired at a summer jobs fair at Hercules Library, 109 Civic Dr., on...
Architectural firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for Berkeley Global Campus

New York firm SHoP wins design ideas exercise for the Berkeley Global Campus at...

SHoP Architects, the New York firm that designed the Brooklyn Nets' home stadium, won the Design Ideas Exercise for the University of California's Berkeley Global Campus in Richmond Bay, the firm announced Thursday. The firm...
Local group seeks donations to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

Donations needed to send 22 more Richmond youth to Legislative Day in Sacramento

A local group that helps black women become politically active is seeking to raise funds to send additional Richmond youth to Legislation Learning Day in Sacramento on April 15, according to community advocate Rodney...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

These 68 West County high school seniors will share $160,000 in college scholarships

A bright group of 68 students from West Contra Costa County's public schools with share $160,000 worth of college scholarships from The Ed Fund, which provides much-needed funding for local public education. The 68 high...
Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

Richmond symposium to educate youth on rights when encountering police, and proper decorum

A youth symposium at a Richmond church this Saturday will bring together elected officials, attorneys, religious leaders, educators and other influential groups with the aim of educating young people on their rights when encountering...

Volunteer Ruth Peritz honored for working with special ed students in Kennedy High gardens

On a weekly basis, retired educator Ruth Peritz heads over to Kennedy High to tend to the school garden, but she's not only making sure the vegetable plants grow. School officials are lauding Peritz for...
Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Salesian girls basketball coach named Coach of the Year

Steve Pezzola, head coach of the powerhouse Salesian College Preparatory girls basketball team, has been named the NorCal Preps Division IV Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Pezzola led the team to a 28-4 record...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

WCCUSD’s annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival to be held in Richmond

An annual school district event that has for more than two decades tackled childhood obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles to local families will take place again Thursday at Highland Elementary School in Richmond, the...

Locally grown Green Day makes ‘triumphant’ return to stage before Rock Hall of Fame...

A couple of West Contra Costa Unified School District alums are in Cleveland to be officially crowned as rock legends on Saturday, and they proved Thursday they haven't lost a step. Green Day, whose singer...
Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Richmond synagogue teams with Interfaith Council to feed families during spring break

Volunteers at Richmond's lone synagogue, Temple Beth Hillel, packed boxes filled with food Tuesday in order to feed as many as 90 local, low-income families during next week's spring break, when kids cannot access...

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Richmond 'Detective of Year' disrupted Manor Boyz gang

Richmond ‘2017 Detective of Year’ led Manor Boyz crackdown

Richmond police Det. Cliff Calderan, RPD's gangs expert who is credited with leading an investigation that led to multiple arrests of the Manor Boyz...
Richmond suing Trump over sanctuary cities executive order

Richmond HS seniors invited to Cash 4 College event this Saturday

High school seniors from Richmond and their parents are encouraged to attend a Cash 4 College event this Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Richmond...
Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...