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Harry Ells High's Class of '67 planning cruise for 50th anniversary

Harry Ells High’s Class of ’67 planning cruise for 50th reunion

Graduates from the Class of 1967 at the former Harry Ells High School in Richmond are planning a 3-day cruise to celebrate their 50th reunion. The cruise sails from Long Beach to Ensenada from Sept....

Richmond event aims to connect young people to volunteer opportunities

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Young Adult Leadership Bootcamp will be held in Richmond this Saturday for residents between ages 16-24. The free ServiceWorks Richmond event aims to connect young people to service...
Annual Black History Celebration set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 3

Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

The Richmond Community Foundation's (RCF) 8th annual youth summit is set to go all-out in its aim to connect young local residents to careers of the future. The Summit on Children and Youth -- a...

‘Take Back the Night’ set for Richmond High on April 27

In conjunction with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a Take Back the Night event will be held at Richmond High on Thursday, April 27, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Take Back The Night events...
Job alert! Four openings related to Chevron Richmond modernization project

Chevron Speaks: Telephone Town Hall March 2017

On Thursday, March 30, Chevron hosted a Telephone Town Hall to review progress on the Refinery Modernization Project and status of enhanced safety measures and the reliability program. This outreach effort is one element of...
New mom empowerment group to hold first event at Nevin Park

New mom empowerment group to hold first event at Nevin Park

Some Richmond mothers are starting a new empowerment group called "The Ambitious Mom," and the organization's very first event is scheduled to take place at Nevin Park on Saturday, April 8. From noon...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

High-speed chase on I-80 in Contra Costa County leads to arrest Tuesday

A driver told us Tuesday afternoon she "just barely missed being hit" by a Mercedes fleeing police on Interstate Highway 80 near the McBryde Avenue exit. She was apparently referring to a pursuit that began...
National Rosie the Riveter Day to bring original Rosies to Richmond

National Rosie the Riveter Day to bring original Rosies to Richmond

As we reported two weeks ago, Tuesday, March 21, has been designated “National Rosie the Riveter Day” as part of a bipartisan Congressional Resolution, and in honor of Women's History Month. And so you better...
Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Hilltop Mall's JCPenney made the list of 138 stores across the nation that the company will close this year. According to a company statement: "As part of a continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and...
Richmond police seek this local man in connection with shooting

Richmond police seek this local man in connection with shooting

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in locating 32-year-old Michael Robinson in connection with a shooting in the 400 block of 24th Street early Thursday. Police were called to that block about 4 a.m....

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Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...