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Education

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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,...
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...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student wanting to use it must sign in at the Student...
8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

8 students earn Chevron SOMOS employee network scholarships

Nereyda Maldonado, a Richmond native who graduated from Richmond High, is now a decade into her career as special events coordinator at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Not only does she love her job, she...
West County gets first Freedom School

West County gets first Freedom School

They danced, sang, chanted and read. They were free. This summer, West County is welcoming its very first Children's Defense Fund Freedom School. Fifty local children -- 20 percent of whom are homeless -- are enrolled...
Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program; seeks mentors

Richmond Promise expanding mentorship program, seeks mentors

The Richmond Promise is expanding its mentorship program and seeking individuals who can support its Scholars in their academic, personal, and career success.  Building on the success of our 2018 mentor pilot program, the Promise...
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...

Healthy Moves Outdoors Event starts summer on the right foot

Start the summer on the right foot with an active, health-focused community event for local families. The community is invited to the Healthy Moves Outdoors Event on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1...
Cesar Zepeda appointed to West County Wastewater District board

Cesar Zepeda appointed to West County Wastewater District board

Richmond community advocate Cesar Zepeda has been appointed to the West County Wastewater District Board of Directors. Zepeda was appointed to fill the seat left vacant following the recent passing of Director Leonard McNeil. Zepeda...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a soup kitchen, among other community advocacy efforts. The hard work has...

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Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...