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GO WCC launches 'College Early & Often Series'

GO WCC launches ‘College Early & Often’ series

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This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Lexi Lopez Crothers In a world that is constantly evolving, it’s essential to provide our students with the tools and resources they need...
San Pablo EDC to host virtual hiring fair for healthcare jobs

San Pablo EDC to host virtual hiring fair for healthcare jobs

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The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair featuring local healthcare jobs on Wednesday, July 26 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The hiring fair will feature LifeLong Medical Care and La Clinica. ...
A Few of My Favorite Things: A Taste of Richmond returns

A Few of My Favorite Things: A Taste of Richmond returns

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By Kathy Chouteau Ah, my old familiar friend, Taste of Richmond, is finally returning after a pandemic pause and cue my happy dance because it’s easily one of my favorite local events with fab food,...
Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

Guest Commentary: Assessing LGBTQ+ friendliness in Richmond

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By Greg Brock June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! The LGBTQ+ community has made significant strides in recent years, fighting for equality, acceptance, and inclusion. While progress has been made across the United States, LGBTQ+ friendliness...
Kaiser Permanente Northern California is recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program

Kaiser Permanente is recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program

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By Antonia Ehlers To help strengthen and diversify the mental health care workforce and meet a growing demand for mental health care, Kaiser Permanente Northern California is currently recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program. The...
Guest commentary: Overcoming the legacy of redlining in Richmond

Guest commentary: Overcoming the legacy of redlining in Richmond

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By Greg Brock April is Fair Housing Month, a time to reflect on the strides we’ve made towards ensuring equal access to housing opportunities for all individuals. As we celebrate progress in fair and inclusive...
A heartfelt thank you from a cancer survivor

A heartfelt thank you from a cancer survivor

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By Mike Kinney Recently, I received a powerful spiritual anti-cancer Turtle medicine bag medallion and rope necklace from Chief Gordon Plain Bull Jr., a member of the Assiniboine and Sioux Reservation located near Fort Peck,...
Richmond High substitute teacher fired after attack on teen who used racial slur

Richmond High substitute teacher fired after attack on teen who used racial slur

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West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst issued a statement today regarding the firing of a Black substitute teacher seen on video physically attacking a student who called him a...
Nat Bates, first elected to Richmond's council in 1967, bids 'final farewell'

Nation’s oldest elected official bids ‘final farewell’ to office

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Former Richmond City Councilmember Nat Bates, who at age 91 was the nation's oldest elected official, penned this farewell speech for his final day in office Jan. 10, 2023. By Nat Bates After serving this great...
Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

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This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Did you know that, on average, high schools in WCCUSD have just over 1,200 students? That’s almost double the size of...

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Neighbors help find dog that fled from fireworks

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many of his ilk, Max the Terrier mix went for a little excursion in Richmond amid the many fireworks exploding around...

Bay Area artists focus of ‘Summer Picnic’ in Gallery Garden

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Summer Picnic” Sunday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Point Richmond Gallery’s lush Gallery Garden will treat attendees to a...

Kiwanis Club sets date for school supplies giveaway at San Pablo Library

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By Mike Kinney With local schools set to resume in August, the Kiwanis Club of San Pablo is letting the public know about its annual...