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Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Christopher Dolan, a seventh-grader at Pinole Middle School, knows very well what it means to be a peaceful warrior. "A peaceful warrior is someone that is mentally strong and willing to stand up for the...
Two days left to apply for Chevron Somos Network college scholarships

Application deadline approaching for Chevron Somos Network college scholarship

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for $1,000 college scholarships from the Chevron Richmond Somos Diversity Network. Eligible high school seniors can apply HERE for the Somos Scholarship. The application deadline is Friday,...
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...

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Takkarist McKinley is talk of NFL Draft after emotional interview

Kennedy High grad Takkarist McKinley was understandably emotional after being selected No. 26 overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2017 NFL Draft on...

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WCCUSD buys 51 HP computers for Kennedy, De Anza tech academies

Wanda Gonzalez (above), a student in Kennedy High School's Information Technology Academy, stunned with her vocals on Thursday -- and there was plenty to...