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Donations sought for kids free play programs at Iron Triangle parks

Donations sought for kids free play programs at Iron Triangle parks

With no summer school options in the Iron Triangle and few programs available for thousands of local children, the nonprofit Pogo Park is asking community members to donate to the free summer play programs...
More details released on free smoke alarm program in North Richmond

More details released on free smoke alarm program in North Richmond

Earlier this month, we told you how American Red Cross representatives and fire officials will begin installing free smoke alarms in North Richmond homes this Saturday as part of a five-year goal to reduce...

El Sobrante native and CEO to write about tech diversity in new Forbes blog

Will Hayes, an El Sobrante native and the CEO of San Francisco-based enterprise search company Lucidworks, is now penning a blog in Forbes that will in part examine diversity in the tech industry. Check out...
Salesian alum Mariya Moore invited to try out for USA Basketball U-19 team

Salesian alum Mariya Moore invited to try out for USA Basketball U-19 team

Salesian alum Mariya Moore is among 34 basketball stars in the nation to have been invited to try out for the 12-member USA Basketball Women's U-19 team, which will compete in Russia in July,...

De Anza High wins Gold Ribbon award for academic success

De Anza High is one of 180 high schools in California to have won a Gold Ribbon Schools Award, a new statewide honor recognizing innovative academic achievement, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson...
Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Richmond teen wins congressional art competition for self-portrait

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced Tuesday that Charles Alston of Richmond won the grand prize of the 2015 11th Congressional District High School Art Competition. Alston's impressive oil-based painting entitled "Self-Portrait" (shown above) will be showcased...
Kennedy High 'all-star teacher' finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Final week to cast online vote for Kennedy High teacher, help school win $20,000

Last month, we told you all about veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, whose passion and ability to connect with students have made him one of five finalists for the 2015 Comcast SportsNet All-Star...
WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

WCCUSD athletics: TCAL championship tournaments in four sports this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedule).
The 15th Annual Sy and Beverly Zell Golf Tournament is set to take place Sept. 29, and golfers, particularly foursomes, are encouraged to sign up.

Sign up! Golfers encouraged to swing for scholarships at 15th Sy and Beverly Zell...

Rather than attempting the elusive hole-in-one, golfers should consider swinging for scholarships. The 15th Annual Sy and Beverly Zell Golf Tournament is set to take place Sept. 29, and golfers, particularly foursomes, are encouraged to...
De Anza High School Tech Academy

Community invited to get their computers fixed for free at De Anza High on...

The De Anza High School Tech Academy is set to hold another Free Fix Day on Saturday, May 16. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., community members are invited to bring their laptops, desktops and...

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Richmond Business Hub to be ‘transformative’ for downtown

About 75 years ago, Richmond’s downtown corridor – specifically Macdonald Avenue – was one of the hottest spots in the Bay Area, having benefiting...
Richmond Pizza House a welcome additional to local food scene

Richmond Pizza House a welcome addition to local food scene

By Zach Chouteau Everyone’s a VIP at Richmond Pizza House. The new eatery, which owner Issa Abuhayja opened up last month at 12343 San Pablo Ave....
Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

The famous Betty Reid Soskin is set to participate in a free book signing and discussion in the Whittlesey Room at Richmond Public Library, 325...