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El Sobrante school's beloved custodian honored

El Sobrante school’s beloved custodian honored

He's known as "Mr. Jim" to students and teachers at Murphy Elementary and was described by the school's principal as a "jack-of-all-trades" and "master at all of them." That's why Jimmie Collier, the school's head...

‘Take Back the Night’ set for Richmond High on April 27

In conjunction with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a Take Back the Night event will be held at Richmond High on Thursday, April 27, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Take Back The Night events...
2017 Law Day in Richmond set for April 28

2017 Law Day in Richmond set for April 28

A large turnout is expected at 2017 Law Day in Richmond, which provides on opportunity for local high school students to meet potential mentors in the legal and law enforcement professions. Last year, more than...
Armed student causes Richmond High lock down

Richmond High under investigation after allegations of racial bias

Richmond High School is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights on allegations of favoritism toward the "growing Latino" population at school, according to a KTVU report. "I get my...
Earth Day of action set for the Richmond Greenway

Earth Day of action set for the Richmond Greenway

Community members are invited to an Earth Day on the Richmond Greenway event being held by the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond on Saturday, April 22. The 2nd annual event is slated to take place from 9...
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De Anza High to host free youth leadership conference April 29

The community is invited to a free Global Youth Leadership Conference for youth, their parents and mentors at De Anza High on Saturday, April 29. The event, hosted by the John Maxwell Team -- a...
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Richmond High robotics finishes 6th out of 60 teams in San Jose

The Richmond High robotics team, named "The Biomechs," finished 6th out of 60 teams at the recent Silicon Valley Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at San Jose State University’s Event Center, according to the West...
San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

As part of an effort to feed children and extend their learning, the San Pablo Library is serving free after-school meals until school gets out this June, according to Bay City News. Meals will be...

New edible garden in Parchester Village to have lasting impact

Richmond’s Parchester Village is known as a food desert for its relative lack of access to healthy options. But an effort by a couple of clever do-gooders in the community aims to provide a little...

Bethune-Cookman University to hold College Info Day in Richmond

The community is invited to attend a free College Info Day at Easterhill United Methodist Church in Richmond, where Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) will be looking to enroll local students. The BCU Info Day, which may...

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...