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Richmond offering spring break camps for youth

Richmond offering spring break camps for youth

Richmond is offering a number of spring break camp options for youth ages 6-12. The spring break will occur from Monday to Friday, April 3-7. The May Valley Community Center at 3530 Morningside Drive will offer an...
College reps to visit De Anza High for 'HBCU Pop-Up Tour' Tuesday

College reps to visit De Anza High for ‘HBCU Pop-Up Tour’ Tuesday

Local students have an opportunity to learn more about historically-black colleges and universities (HBCU) during an informational event at De Anza High on Tuesday. Held by Onyx Scholar Program, the event runs from 9 a.m....

Richmond teacher named KRON4’s Teacher of the Week

Described as someone who has gone above and beyond his assigned duties, a Richmond elementary school teacher was named KRON4 News' Teacher of the Week for March 7, 2017. Kenneth Farr, who teaches 5th grade...
Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

More than 500 Richmond students from 15 schools completed Richmond Promise college scholarship applications this year, a 20-percent increase from the program's inaugural year in 2016, according to program officials. Kennedy High tallied the largest...

Verde Elementary Spelling Bee winner wants to be astronaut, inventor

“He’s a one of a kind; one in a million.” That’s an understandably proud father’s description of his aptly named son, A’Million Morgan, who recently won the Verde Elementary School Spelling Bee. The correct spelling of...

Chevron, Hillyard Flooring honored for maintaining RPAL gym floor

Nearly 20 Chevron Richmond employees were honored at Wednesday's Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) annual luncheon for their continuing assistance in maintaining its gymnasium floor for local youth -- an effort that has saved...

St. David School holding annual silent auction Saturday, March 11

St. David School school holding its annual Silent Auction this Saturday, March 11.  The event, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the school located at 871 Sonoma St., offers free admission and includes appetizers...

Vista High principal launches scholarship to honor father

By Zach Chouteau Sylvia Greenwood, principal of San Pablo’s Vista High School, couldn’t be prouder of the legacy left behind by her late father Sylvester. A longtime educator and administrator who already had Richmond’s Sylvester...
De Anza High JROTC program exceeds standards in first official inspection

De Anza High JROTC passes first official inspection

Nearly three years after winning the battle for their program's existence, Junior ROTC students at De Anza High cheered another victory last week after their 100-member unit passed their first official inspection. The young Air...
Kennedy High alums to celebrate 50th anniversary with campus visit, party

Kennedy High alums to celebrate 50th anniversary with campus visit, party

Kennedy High graduates are in for a fun couple of days as they launch into celebrations for the school's 50th anniversary. A main event will be the all-years reunion being held Saturday at 7 p.m....

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Contra Costa Clean Slate Day to be held at Richmond church April 8

Residents wanting to learn how they can reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor or have their misdemeanor and felony convictions expunged should attend...