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Earth Day events in North Richmond to include mural installation, festival

Earth Day events in North Richmond to include mural installation, festival

The community is invited to take part in a number of Earth Day weekend events in North Richmond, including a highly anticipated mural installation at the Rancho Market at 500 Market Ave., and clean-up...
Community invited to help paint mural at North Richmond market

Community invited to help paint mural at North Richmond market

A highly-anticipated mural planned for a North Richmond grocer will be painted during the course of two separate Community Paint Days, officials announced Monday. The paint days will occur April 21 and 22 from 9...
Mobile Tool Library coming to North Richmond; manager sought

Mobile Tool Library coming to North Richmond; manager sought

A mobile tool library is coming to North Richmond, and a manager is being sought to run the new program, according to the city. The North Richmond mobile tool library, jointly funded by the city...
All 330 Verde students benefit from 19th Book & Hoodie Drive

Supervisor thanks community for uniting to benefit Verde students

With support from West County residents, businesses and nonprofits, Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia said his annual Book & Hoodie Drive benefiting Verde Elementary served all of the North Richmond school's 330 students. The...
Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

A shooting in North Richmond Monday night hospitalized three people, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Market Street, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the...
Chevron surprises senior center with donation

North Richmond senior center surprised with Chevron donation

Richmond’s reputation as a tightly-knit community is reflected in large part by the many bustling community and nonprofit centers that work daily to assist local families in need. None may be more busy, integral...
Hundreds volunteer throughout Richmond in honor of MLK Jr.

Hundreds volunteer throughout Richmond in honor of MLK Jr.

Hundreds of community members took their day off of work on Monday as an opportunity to take part in the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. At Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, three groups...
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Rancho Market mural project moving forward

An ongoing community project to beautify Rancho Market in North Richmond is moving forward after receiving a neighborhood mini-grant from the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. Now, city officials are seeking five art apprentices who...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

42-unit complex ‘catalyst’ for North Richmond revitalization

A 42-unit affordable apartment complex set to be built along a row of vacant lots on Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond is expected to be a catalyst for positive growth in the neighborhood. Last...
Rancho Market painted thanks to community effort

Rancho Market painted thanks to community effort

By Mike Kinney Community members and leaders gathered at Rancho Market at 500 Market Ave. on Saturday to provide North Richmond's only non-alcohol selling grocer with an exterior paint job. The Paint Party event was a...

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Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full...

Chevron Richmond Refinery hiring community engagement manager

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Community Engagement Manager at the Richmond Refinery. The full-time position is responsible for leading social investment...

449 local high school seniors receive Richmond Promise scholarships

Nearly 450 scholarships totaling $2.45 million have been awarded this year to forward-thinking local high school seniors thanks to the Richmond Promise. The students are...