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County libraries serving free lunches to youth this summer

At eight Contra Costa Library locations including the San Pablo and El Cerrito libraries, free lunches will be offered to youth 18 and under during summer. Along with lunch, the libraries will offer a variety...

Contra Costa College investigating its president and two VPs

The following is an announcement from Fred E. Wood, chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, about the placing of college President Dr. Katrina VanderWoude and two others in leadership on administrative leave...
Principal LaForest: Heart, courage, and conviction

Principal LaForest: Heart, courage, and conviction

By Natalie Walchuk As soon as we walked out of Principal Chelsea LaForest’s office, a young student walked in and was ready to tell her how his day went from good to bad. “I want...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High special ed aide named ‘Paraprofessional of the Year’

Sopheap Sap, known to the Kennedy High community as SoSo, is no average aide. Working in special education, she never forgets a birthday for students and staff. In her six years in the class,...
Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

Verde Elementary celebrates campus art projects

By Rafael Lima Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond unveiled two new completed art projects on the campus during a fun and free Verde Family Fair on Saturday. The unveiling of the mosaic and mural...
Local elementary schools find success on basketball court

New league a swish for local elementary schools

In the end, the final score -- 24-17 -- failed to fully capture the championship game’s drama and importance. The Coronado Elementary Cougars, who were the defending league champs, had, in fact, found itself trailing...
From student to principal at Richmond school

From student to principal at Richmond school

A former student at St. David School in Richmond has become its principal. Kenneth Deshone Farr II first stepped foot on the St. David School campus at 871 Sonoma St. in 1997, when he started...
Discovering your voice at The Practice Space

Discovering your voice at The Practice Space

The term "stage fright" doesn’t quite cover it. Whether it’s in front of many people at a conference, or just one person at a job interview, speaking clearly and engagingly is as challenging as...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Local youth groups are set to showcase how they are creating positive community change by hosting a free event at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30...
Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond are inviting the community to the unveiling this Saturday of two new completed art projects on the campus, and also to the Verde Family Fair. The event starts...

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Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community...