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Richmond invites young people to free college and career readiness bootcamp

Young people between ages 16 and 24 interested in becoming a leader and boosting their college or career readiness are encouraged to attend the free ServiceWorks bootcamp this Saturday, April 7, at Richmond City...

Richmond Standard wins national award for Best Newsroom

We are elated to announce that the Richmond Standard, a pioneering model of community journalism sponsored by Chevron Richmond, was last week awarded the national prize of Best Newsroom from the 2018 Bulldog PR...

Mira Vista hosts cultural celebration

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment savored a cultural potluck and celebration at Mira Vista Elementary on Wednesday, March 28 that reveled in cuisine, attire and live performances from all over the world—and from...

Pinole Valley High marching band to perform at Oakland A’s game

The West Contra Costa Unified School District brought us this great news: The Pinole Valley High School marching band will perform the National Anthem before the Oakland A’s host the Texas Rangers on Thursday,...
Richmond students to receive private showing of Black Panther, meet director

Richmond students to receive private showing of Black Panther, meet director

About 300 students from Caliber Beta Academy in Richmond on Wednesday will receive a private showing of the smash-hit film Black Panther, which was directed and co-written by Richmond-raised Ryan Coogler, who plans to...

Richmond youth poetry contest winners announced

Winners of the 8th annual Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest have been announced by the city. The contest, created by the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission, celebrates National Poetry Month in April by engaging hundreds of...
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Grant Elementary celebrates third year with No Place For Hate designation

Efforts that began three school years ago at Grant Elementary to create a positive and inclusive school climate continued this past Friday with a visit from Red Grammer, described by Parent's Magazine as "the...
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County supervisor promotes website, hotline for immigrants fearing deportation

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, who represents West County, has released a video promoting a new program launched March 1 to help local immigrant families in fear of deportation under the Trump administration. "We’re...

Students invited to 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair

Local students are encouraged to attend the 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair on Saturday, April 21. The career fair is for middle and high school students, grades 7-12, who will learn about...
Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

St. David School invites community to silent auction, gala at Salesian

St. David School is set to hold a Silent Auction and Gala -- the school's biggest fundraiser -- at Salesian College Preparatory School on Saturday, March 24.  The adult-only event begins at 5 p.m. and concludes...

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City launches Transparent Richmond platform

City launches Transparent Richmond platform

In an effort to increase transparency in government operations, Richmond just launched Transparent Richmond, a citywide open data and performance reporting system powered by...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the...
Richmond: Suns shine on family-owned furniture store

Richmond’s family-owned El Sol Furniture shines on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Quality furniture that is unique isn't the only reason people from out of town visit this store on 23rd Street in Richmond....