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Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Richmond Promise executive director wins Oakland Half Marathon

Last month, she emerged victorious in a tight race against a deadline for the Richmond Promise college scholarship program, which saw a sharp increase in the number local students completing applications. But Jessie Stewart was...

Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show returns to Richmond April 6-9

Richmond's waterfront is set to come alive from April 6-9, when the 2017 Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show returns to the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor. This four-day event will feature sailboats,...
City partners with Bay Area Rescue Mission on clothing drive

Bay Area Rescue Mission’s 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

The 22nd Annual New Life Golf Tournament, an important fundraiser for the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a Richmond-based homeless services and resource center, is set to take place Monday, May 8. The tournament, which is...

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...
Uber provides Richmond native with full scholarship to tech bootcamp

Uber gives Richmond native ‘full ride’ to tech bootcamp

An El Cerrito High alum has won a full scholarship from Uber to attend a coding and web development bootcamp in Miami called Ironhack. Diana Marie Lee, who grew up in Richmond, graduated from El...

Organizers defend Richmond forum that featured anti-police remarks

Organizers of a community forum held at the Catholic Charities of the East Bay last week are defending criticism over anti-police remarks made by a panelist who advised residents to avoid calling police or...
New Pt. Richmond restaurant's launch Wednesday includes art showing

Art exhibit to accompany new Point Richmond restaurant’s launch

An East Bay photographer has announced that some of her works will be exhibited at the new Brezo Restaurant in Pt. Richmond, which is set to launch for lunch service on Friday. The new restaurant...

Richmond synagogue to host discussion with nonprofit director on Syrian refugees

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond is set to host a timely discussion during its regular Bagel Brunch event this weekend, as the synagogue will feature a nonprofit director talking about her experiences with middle...
Brezo Restaurant to debut in Point Richmond on Feb. 8

Brezo Restaurant set to debut in Point Richmond on Feb. 10

Brezo Restaurant, the new eatery set to open in the historic Baltic building at 135 Park Place in Pt. Richmond, is set to make its debut Feb. 10. The new restaurant was originally set to...
Kaiser set to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

Kaiser to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

The demand for medical assistants in the healthcare field is so high, Kaiser Permanente is offering a 50-percent tuition discount for the first group of students attending its new training program in Richmond. In April,...

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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...