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Chevron women hold STEM Party for local girls

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County were treated to a STEM Party this past Saturday hosted by five women mentors from Chevron. Like last year, members of Chevron’s Women’s Executive...
'It’s Story Time' at The Multicultural Children’s Bookstore at Hilltop Mall

‘It’s Story Time’ at Hilltop Mall book store

Every Saturday, a Richmond bookstore is helping to foster a love of reading in local kids. The Multicultural Children’s Bookstore’s “It’s Story Time” is a series of live book readings for kids that happen each...
Contra Costa College offering new 'fast track' classes

Contra Costa College offering new ‘fast track’ classes

Contra Costa College has announced new Fast Track sessions allowing students to complete courses in a shorter amount of time. For fall 2018, Fast Track classes will run for eight weeks starting on Oct. 22,...
Chevron Fuel Your School program visits Stege Elementary

Chevron Fuel Your School program visits Stege Elementary

When Oakland A’s mascot Stomper made a boisterous surprise-visit to the auditorium at Stege Elementary on Wednesday morning, the kids understandably went wild. Their happiness, however, may have been eclipsed by that of their teachers,...
Chess Month in Richmond to bring festival, other opportunities to play

Chess Month in Richmond bringing festival, more opportunities to play

In celebration of Chess Month in Richmond during the month of October, a lot more opportunities to play chess are coming to the city. That includes The Chess Month in Richmond Festival on Saturday, Oct....
Why’d You Buy That? An Inside Look at Our Spending Habits

Why’d you buy that? An inside look at spending habits

“It was on sale! I just HAD to buy it!” “You only have one life, just treat yourself.” “This shirt is so cute on me. I’m only spending under $20. Oh wait, $49.00 isn’t that bad...

Hundreds march to protest John Henry High’s possible charter revocation

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of students, staff and families of John Henry High School marched Wednesday evening from Richmond Civic Center to the West Contra Costa Unified school board meeting at DeJean Middle in order...
Richmond school's charter facing revocation

Richmond school’s charter facing revocation; rally planned

John Henry High School, a public charter school at 1402 Marina Way South in Richmond operated under Amethod Public Schools, is under threat of having its charter revoked following reports that administrators instructed teachers...
Richmond Promise scholarship application now live

Richmond Promise scholarship application now live

Spread this important news! The 2018-19 Richmond Promise Scholarship Application became live today. For more information and to apply, go here. The Richmond Promise Scholarship provides funding of up to $1,500 a year for up...
Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders' Coach of the Week

Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders’ Coach of the Week

Last week, former Oakland Raiders running back Charlie Smith stopped by Pinole Valley High -- along with a $1,000 check from the NFL team. That's because Spartans head coach Luke Bodwin earned the Oakland Raiders'...

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Picnic in the Point enjoys sun, fun and great music

by Mike Kinney The sun and music made the perfect pairing on Saturday at the 9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser at Judge G....
Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...

Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...