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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.
Richmond student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16 others

Richmond High student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16...

Don't miss KPIX 5's amazing story about Richmond High student Antonio Gonzales, who despite living in a home with 16 other people, including children, still manages to achieve near-perfect grades. Gonzales is keeping true to...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Deadline approaching for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship applications

The deadline for West Contra Costa Unified School District high school seniors to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship (BHAC) program is fast approaching – all application packets must be received by...
Richmond teacher spends up to $100,000 on music equipment for students.

Richmond teacher spends tens of thousands on music equipment for students

A Richmond teacher estimates he has spent between $50,000 and $100,000 on music equipment for his students, according to an inspiring story reported by NBC Bay Area. Marin County resident Tim Wilson, who teaches music...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Proposal to redirect Chevron funds to DMC could cost 400 full college scholarships

A proposal to use $15 million of the $90 million community benefits package tied to the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital would come at...

So much happening at St. David School free Fall Festival Saturday: DJ, laser tag,...

The free annual St. David Fall Festival has pretty much everything for everyone looking to have a blast on Saturday, from a parade to live performances, laser tag, an adult beverage garden and true...
66,399 East Bay students benefit from Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School program

Peres Elementary classroom gets education boost from Chevron’s Fuel Your School program

Peres Elementary School in Richmond serves a low-income community, but you would not get that impression after visiting Kelly Fimbres' second-grade classroom, which is incrementally becoming state of the art thanks to an online...

Richmond parents urged to attend Ed Fair

In just 20 minutes, your child's future could change in a very positive way. That's the message from organizers of the Education Fair for West Contra Costa County Families, a three-hour afternoon event on Feb....

Latest Articles

Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...