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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...

Mister Phillips opposes WCCUSD Board presidency selection

On Dec. 12, 2018, Tom Panas, member of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, was chosen by fellow members as the Board's president for 2019. In the following opinion piece,...
Richmond Promise launches workshops ahead of college financial aid deadlines

Richmond Promise workshops prep for college financial aid deadlines

With deadlines to apply for college financial aid fast-approaching, a Richmond program providing free scholarship money and support has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure every last high school senior from Richmond and North...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

The application period is now open for the Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King college scholarship program. Since 2004, the Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) has awarded over 40 scholarships to West Contra Costa...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

As school application season nears, local families will have a one-stop shop at Richmond Memorial Auditorium to view all of the available possibilities, including West Contra Costa Unified schools, both district and charter, along...
County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

As promised, the Contra Costa County Library system started off the New Year by clearing outstanding fines on all library accounts. Last month, the Library announced its plan to eliminate fines for overdue books and...

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Richmond firefighters fielded average of 42 calls per day in 2022

Richmond firefighters battle two home fires within a two-hour period

Richmond firefighters responded to two destructive fires to homes Monday evening, and thankfully no injuries were reported. The first fire was reported at 6 p.m....
Black History Month event to honor Richmond sports icons

Black History Month event to honor Richmond sports and recreation icons

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library is honoring the City’s early Black sports and recreation leaders during a Black History Month video tribute event...
The stipend is tax-deductible since it’s a scholarship.

Project SEED seeks students ready to plant scientific roots

By Kathy Chouteau Project SEED, a paid summer fellowship program of the ACS (American Chemical Society), is looking for high school students interested in chemistry/science...