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College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

The computer lab at Kennedy High in Richmond bustled on a recent Thursday morning with students working on their college financial aid applications. For the first time this year, filling...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. to host fundraiser for Richmond Promise

Grabbing a pint at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday will help support a program that is making college financially attainable for all Richmond and North Richmond youth. The brewery at 1001 Canal...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...
El Cerrito High's Jame Morehouse Project celebrates 20th anniversary

El Cerrito High’s wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary

The James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High, a wellness center providing on-campus access to medical and dental services, counseling, and youth development services, enjoyed a 20th anniversary celebration on Thursday. "During the celebration, ECHS...

WCCUSD to host teacher recruitment fair

Recently approved pay hikes for teachers has the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) hopeful to see an increase in prospective educators interested in joining the district. This Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m....
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Richmond Public Library launches new, free online training courses

The Richmond Public Library is launching new and free online training courses run by Knowledge City, according to Mayor Tom Butt. With over 13,000 online videos, Knowledge City offers timely online training in business, computer,...
WCCUSD eliminating school resource officers in wake of George Floyd killing

School resource officer program facing funding cuts

The program that staffs police officers at local schools and school events will face significant funding restraints in the near future, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown states in a report set to be discussed...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...
Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High's inspiring young band director won an emerging educator award this month from the California Music Education Association, a recognition that doesn't surprise his students or the school district in the least. Four years...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

McKinley Williams-John Easterling chess tourney set for Jan. 26

The 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess  Tournament is set for Saturday, Jan. 26. The whole community is invited to this free tournament at the Richmond Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. The quad-style tourney...

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Movie Nights’ return to Red Oak Victory after pandemic pause

Red Oak Victory announces ‘2022 Home Front Film Festival’ schedule

By Kathy Chouteau The SS Red Oak Victory, a WWII Victory ship berthed on Richmond’s waterfront, has announced the movie lineup for its 2022 Home...
Brooklyn and her sister are also highly active in the community. They've adopted families at Richmond Bay Area Rescue Mission and held kids events, such as a huge slime event and toy drive at a Barbershop on Macdonald Avenue last year. Brooklyn and her older sister saved over $2,000 of their own money to create the toy drive, and gave out toys to underserved kids for Christmas.

8-year-old Richmond artist soars in DJ Khaled competition; needs your votes

For 8-year-old Brooklyn Ivy, talent is not the issue. Right now, votes are what she needs. The Richmond resident is currently soaring in a national...
Con Fire unveils hotlines for reporting illegal fireworks’ use and sales

Con Fire unveils hotlines for reporting illegal fireworks’ use and sales

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) is making it easier than ever for residents to report illegal fireworks use with...