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Kennedy High teacher honored as Junior Achievement Educator of the Year

Kennedy High teacher honored as Junior Achievement Educator of Year

By Kathy Chouteau Mitzi Perez, a Digital Arts teacher at Kennedy High School in Richmond, was honored as a Junior Achievement of Northern California 2022 Educator of the Year at the organization’s Business Hall of...
Richmond Public Library celebrates expanded hours with added services

Richmond Public Library celebrates expanded hours with added services

After expanding hours on April 18, the Richmond Public Library is emerging from the pandemic refreshed and with new services, such as charging lockers for patrons and access to passes to State Parks, to...
Black women leaders of WCCUSD honored at gala

Black women leaders of WCCUSD share wisdom at gala

By Mike Kinney Black women leaders who are critical to the education of the community's children were honored Saturday at a gala attended by Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton and the iconic Betty...
Shields-Reid Community Center to play home to chess tournament

Shields-Reid Community Center to play home to chess tournament

By Kathy Chouteau The 9th McKinley Williams/John Easterling Community Chess Tournament, an event honoring the efforts of two men who promoted the Royal Game of Chess in Richmond, will make its move into the city’s Shields-Reid...
WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

In the wake of safety issues at campuses, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will host a community safety forum on Tuesday, April 26, to review the district's safety plan and take...
WCCUSD superintendent ‘Community Meet & Greet’ set for CoBiz

WCCUSD superintendent ‘Community Meet & Greet’ set for CoBiz

By Kathy Chouteau West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst will sit down for a “Community Meet & Greet” Sat., April 23 at Noon at CoBiz Richmond, Inc., 1503 Macdonald...
Oshiana Unique Thompkins Foundation

Foundation celebrates grand opening of youth center in El Sobrante

By Kathy Chouteau The Oshiana Unique Thompkins Foundation (O.U.T Foundation), an organization founded to honor the charitable legacy of a 19-year-old North Richmond woman lost to gun violence in 2019, celebrated the Grand Opening of...
Richmond Public Library hours expand

Richmond Public Library hours expand

Today, the Richmond Public Library expanded hours at the Main Library and at its two branch libraries. The Main Library hours have been expanded from 19.5 hours to 41 hours per week. The expanded schedule...
Hercules High's Sam Umozurike named to 2021 Academic All-America Team

Hercules High’s Sam Umozurike named to Academic All-America Team

Hercules High junior Sam Umozurike is a big contributor both on the football field and within the classroom. That's why Umozurike was among 100 high school football players in California to be named as the...
‘A Day at the Park’ to feature springtime fun, Gospel

Richmond’s ‘ParkRx Day’ just what the doctor ordered

By Kathy Chouteau An upcoming event at Richmond’s Nicholl Park is free to attend and the benefits are immeasurable. As community members reemerge from pandemic hibernation, the City of Richmond is hosting an apropos event:...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...