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Chevron, Hillyard Flooring honored for maintaining RPAL gym floor

Nearly 20 Chevron Richmond employees were honored at Wednesday's Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) annual luncheon for their continuing assistance in maintaining its gymnasium floor for local youth -- an effort that has saved...

St. David School holding annual silent auction Saturday, March 11

St. David School school holding its annual Silent Auction this Saturday, March 11.  The event, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the school located at 871 Sonoma St., offers free admission and includes appetizers...

Vista High principal launches scholarship to honor father

By Zach Chouteau Sylvia Greenwood, principal of San Pablo’s Vista High School, couldn’t be prouder of the legacy left behind by her late father Sylvester. A longtime educator and administrator who already had Richmond’s Sylvester...
Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Your meal at Salute E Vita Ristorante in Richmond's Marina Bay on Wednesday won't only be delicious, it will provide much-needed funds for protecting victims of domestic violence. Menbere Aklilu, owner of Richmond’s popular Salute...
De Anza High JROTC program exceeds standards in first official inspection

De Anza High JROTC passes first official inspection

Nearly three years after winning the battle for their program's existence, Junior ROTC students at De Anza High cheered another victory last week after their 100-member unit passed their first official inspection. The young Air...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High alums to celebrate 50th anniversary with campus visit, party

Kennedy High graduates are in for a fun couple of days as they launch into celebrations for the school's 50th anniversary. A main event will be the all-years reunion being held Saturday at 7 p.m....
Target funds single-day rebuild of Richmond's Wendell Park

Target funding single-day rebuild of Wendell Park in Richmond

Target is set to bring a fleet of volunteers to a single-day renovation of Wendell Park in Richmond's North & East neighborhood on March 17. Members of the community are now being called upon to...

Help prep Nichol Park Ballfield for Little League season opener

With the Little League season opener occurring this Saturday, volunteers are being sought for a Friday evening cleanup of the Nichol Park Ballfield. The community cleanup will occur from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at...
Richmond Promise assisting students as application deadlines approach

Richmond Promise team aiding students ahead of application deadlines

As important deadlines loom, the Richmond Promise team has been working overtime to ensure high school seniors who live in the city and in North Richmond have help in filling out their financial aid...
Uber provides Richmond native with full scholarship to tech bootcamp

Uber gives Richmond native ‘full ride’ to tech bootcamp

An El Cerrito High alum has won a full scholarship from Uber to attend a coding and web development bootcamp in Miami called Ironhack. Diana Marie Lee, who grew up in Richmond, graduated from El...

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Art project lights up Richmond Civic Center

Richmond citizens have spoken, loudly and clearly. “Inside Out,” a public art project spearheaded by Bay Area artist Christy Chan, went live on Tuesday on...

San Pablo hiring fair coming up

With a current unemployment rate at 2.8-percent in the Bay Area, it might be time to see if you qualify for a better job...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School has Pre-K openings, tours offered

St. David School in Richmond is welcoming applicants for openings in its Pre-K program, ages 3-5. The Pre-K, located at 5613 Garvin Ave., around the...