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De Anza senior named as one of nation's 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

De Anza High senior named as one of nation’s 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

De Anza High senior Jasmine Gill was one of 1,000 students nationwide to be selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar. The honor provides high-performing, low-income high school seniors with financial, leadership development, mentoring and...
UC professor to discuss Chinese American women's WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC professor to discuss Chinese American women’s WWII experience at Rosie the Riveter museum

UC Santa Cruz professor emerita of American Studies Judy Yung is coming to Richmond on May 16 to discuss the experiences of Chinese American women during World War II. Her talk begins at 3 p.m....
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Richmond Police Activities League needs additional funding for youth scholarship programs

A straight-A student living with her disabled mom and a young man working to support his family while trying to become an immigration attorney are among the dozens of high-quality applicants in this year's...
Kennedy High School rooms ransacked, valuables taken, in heartless burglary

Sprint grant will provide 65 low-income Kennedy High students laptops, Internet

About 65 technology-deprived Kennedy High School students will receive Dell laptops and Internet connectivity for two years thanks to a $100,000 grant from Sprint. On Wednesday, Sprint representatives presented Kennedy High administrators a check at...
Remarkable Kennedy High educator Ian Bader named as Comcast Bay Area All-Star Teacher finalist

Remarkable Kennedy High educator Ian Bader named as Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher finalist

Veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader never gives up on his students, and his talent and boundless passion for his profession has kids in his classrooms  looking forward to school. Last weekend, the English teacher...
This week's WCCUSD athletics schedule includes TCAL swimming championships

WCCUSD weekly athletics schedule includes TCAL swimming finals

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).  
A year from now, a few impressive Richmond school campuses are slated to open following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars in investments

A year from now, these modern Richmond school campuses are slated to be completed

About a year from now, construction on two impressive Richmond school developments is slated to be completed following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars in investments, according to the West Contra...
Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announce winners of youth poetry contest

Richmond Arts and Culture Commission announces winners of youth poetry contest

There are so many talented Richmond poets, and here's how we know it. On Wednesday, the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) announced the winners of the 2015 Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest, which encourages students...
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...

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Community comes together at Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond

Community comes together at Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond

Thousands of community members attended the Juneteenth Parade and Festival at Nicholl Park in Richmond. The annual celebration remembers June 19, 1865, the day that...
Narcotics bust nets eight arrests, three from Richmond

Narcotics bust nets eight arrests, three from Richmond

A three-months-long investigation launched by tips from residents of the Coronado neighborhood led to the arrest of eight suspects, including three brothers from Richmond,...
Serving booze at proposed Richmond karaoke club 'essential' to success

Planning Commission approves Karaoke Club for Jacuzzi Street

The Richmond Planning Department on June 7 unanimously approved a plan to install a Karaoke Club at 5327 Jacuzzi St. in Richmond. Longtime Richmond business...