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Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for...

Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community gathered on land just west of Interstate Highway 80 to...

Oakland van theft impacting Richmond youth BMX program

A youth program that operates at Dirt World, Richmond’s popular new BMX track, has been impacted by the theft of a van in Oakland Tuesday morning. Howard Cato, founder of Bay Area BMXers and Flood...

De Anza High teacher wins Eukel Award

De Anza High special education teacher Myrna Hadjirul was honored by the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education last week for earning the Eukel Award. The award by the Warren W. Eukel...

Over 400 volunteer in Richmond on MLK Day

"A day on, not a day off." Hundreds of volunteers lined the Richmond Greenway, and more gathered in other park areas today for a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Juliana...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo City Council will do just that as it decides upon...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show" on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The no-cover show will feature...

Apply now for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

High school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are encouraged to apply for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program. Applications can be accessed here and are due at...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

‘Know the Signs’ posters headed to local businesses

In conjunction with Human Trafficking Day of Action, community members, law enforcement and service providers plan to head out to business areas across West Contra Costa County on Thursday, Jan. 23, with the aim...

Dr. Ruth Fernández named executive director of First 5 Contra Costa

First 5 Contra Costa has announced the hiring of Dr. Ruth Fernández as its executive director. Fernández previously served as Deputy Director at First 5 Contra Costa, the nonprofit that invests in programs and activities...

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Richmond Main Street Initiative has new executive director

Vivian Wong is the new executive director of Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), the organization working to revitalize the city's downtown corridor, RMSI announced...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

Holy hotcakes! St. David School hosting $8 breakfast fundraiser

The community is invited to a pancake breakfast fundraiser and open house at St. David School in Richmond. For $8, you'll get fluffy pancakes, sausage,...

San Francisco Conservatory of Music coming to Richmond

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is set to put on a free orchestra performance at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts...