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Phillips: WCCUSD board missing opportunity to address budget shortfall

By Mister Phillips Last night, the school board received a staff presentation titled “Potential Lease, Sale or Exchange of Properties.” The purpose of the presentation was to present options to leverage unused school district property...

San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has received the Chrysalis Award by the Northern California Chapter of...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Asya Saechao

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way spread to a control tower in the BART Richmond maintenance...
Child Care Council moving to new Richmond office, invites community to ribbon-cutting

Early childhood mental health forum to help develop funding priorities

First 5 Contra Costa, which is tasked with using revenue from a state tax on tobacco products to fund programs ensuring Contra Costa County children up through 5 years old are healthy and nurtured,...
Festival of Flowers to honor moms at North Richmond Farm

Food Day celebration set for North Richmond Farm

The community is invited to Urban Tilth’s North Richmond Farm to celebrate Food Day, where families can enjoy food, music, games, prizes, and gardening. There will be free screen printing on site; get the design...

Fundraiser launched to meet demand for coding program in local schools

Ubisoft's visit to Kennedy High's Fab Lab last month to introduce and donate its educational video game Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, a dedicated mode of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, has energized efforts to develop future...

Q&A with Interim Richmond Police Chief Bisa French

By Mike Kinney Last month, Bisa French added another major milestone to her career. The law enforcement veteran who in 2013 became the Richmond Police Department's first African American and Latina captain -- and also...
Community invited to GRIP Harmony Walk to end hunger

Community invited to GRIP Harmony Walk to end hunger

Over three decades ago, a small group representing multiple local faith organizations came together to walk Richmond's streets. Their mission? To proclaim a common goal of ending hunger and homelessness in the community. They were...

Richmond teen chosen to promote organ donation on Rose Parade float

When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teenager will be making a worldwide impact while riding on one of the floats. Today, Donor Network West, an organization...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...