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Garamendi announces winners of Congressional High School Art Competition

Garamendi announces winners of congressional art competition

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Jesse Bethel High student Alizon Minjarez won the grand prize and Pinole Valley High student Emily King earned Runner Up in this year's Congressional High School Art Competition, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) announced at...
From its first campus in a Richmond shipyard, 4CD marks 75 years

From its first campus in a Richmond shipyard, 4CD marks 75 years

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By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) is celebrating its 75th anniversary. The Governing Board of 4CD will launch a year of celebrations at its meeting Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. at...
Ground broken on Lake Elementary School replacement project

Lake Elementary School replacement project underway

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) recently broke ground on a two-phase campus replacement project at Lake Elementary School that is expected to be complete in summer 2025.  The new campus at 2700...
Four WCCUSD educators earn Ed Fund Teaching Excellence Awards

Four WCCUSD educators earn Ed Fund Teaching Excellence Awards

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The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) recently surprised four educators with 2024 Teaching Excellence Awards. The winning teachers are Isabel Gil-Garcia, 12th grade Government, 11th-12th grade Gender and Women’s Studies at Richmond...
Richmond High music director fundraising to send students to summer camp

Richmond High music director fundraising to send students to summer camp

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Andrew Wilke, devoted director of the Richmond High School Music Department, has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser aiming to send 10 student musicians to La Honda Music Camp in Hayward, which runs for one week...
Richmond’s ‘The Practice Space’ earns national equity award

Richmond’s ‘The Practice Space’ earns national equity award

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By Kathy Chouteau  Richmond-based nonprofit, The Practice Space, has been honored with the Activating Equity Award from the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA). The local organization works to elevate underrepresented voices through communication, skill...

‘Space Science’ to blast off at Richmond libraries

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By Kathy Chouteau Three Richmond libraries will play home to “Space Science” activities this summer, where kids can explore otherworldly curiosities for free. Sponsored by Scientific Adventures for Girls, Space Science will offer hands-on science activities...
Middle College High School named National Blue Ribbon School

Middle College High School named National Blue Ribbon School

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond has announced that Middle College High School (MCHS) has once again been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School. MCHS earned the honor for being among the state's...
Richmond Promise celebrates hundreds of new Scholars at Civic Center Plaza

Richmond Promise celebrates hundreds of new Scholars at Civic Center Plaza

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By Mike Kinney Richmond Promise cheered its fresh batch of college-bound Scholars at its 8th Annual Scholar Celebration in Civic Center Plaza today. The organization provides scholarships and wraparound services to more than 1,900 students from...
Richmond Promise welcomes essential staffers into the fold

Richmond Promise welcomes essential staffers into the fold

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise has welcomed two new staff members onto its team, including Director of Development Maya Kamath and Director of Communications Ben Enos. Executive Director Chris Whitmore welcomed Kamath and Enos to the...

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Richmond police patrol activity report from April 1-7

Richmond police patrol activity report from April 1-7

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...
‘San Pablo Shines’ community cleanup set for Saturday

‘San Pablo Shines’ community cleanup set for Saturday

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By Kathy Chouteau Neighborhood Champion Maria Alvarado will lead the community cleanup event, “San Pablo Shines,” Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in...
Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

Richmond Memorial Auditorium to host Bay Area Derby games

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The Bay Area Derby is kicking off its 20th Anniversary season at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. Games will be played June 1, Sept. 14 and Oct....