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Local teachers surprised in classrooms with excellence awards

Tiffany Chieudjui, the beloved third-grade teacher at Grant Elementary School in Richmond, was nearly at a loss for words when administrators, colleagues, trustees and members of her family showed up unannounced at her classroom...
Richmond High engineering students tour Chevron engine labs

Richmond High engineering students tour Chevron engine labs

Chevron touts how no competitor produces fuel that is cleaner for engines and lower in emissions. On Wednesday, a few of the company's employees had an opportunity to prove that claim to a group of...
Richmond student-athletes celebrated after accepting college scholarships

Richmond student-athletes celebrated after accepting college scholarships

These student-athletes have been the talk of the town this week. All four of the young men from Richmond have accepted college football scholarships, and on Wednesday night more than 100 people attended their...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

WCCUSD substitute teachers get pay raise

For the first time in at least five years, substitute teachers in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) received a pay increase of $18 per day. The pay increase became effective Wednesday, district...
Bay Area farm-to-table chefs serving local schools this week

Bay Area farm-to-table chefs serving local schools this week

Cafeteria food at local schools might never be the same after this week. From Monday through Friday, students at Peres Elementary in Richmond and Madera Elementary in El Cerrito are tasting breakfasts and lunches prepared...

Invasive Plant Removal at Point Isabel

Volunteers will assist EBRPD staff in removing invasive species and helping to create habitat for the flora and fauna. Please bring a hat and refillable water bottle. Each volunteer will receive EBRPD's new volunteer....

Project Homeless Connect – West County

Project Homeless Connect needs your help for a one-day, one-stop shop to offer a variety of services to people experiencing homelessness, connecting them with benefits, medical care, substance abuse and mental health counseling, social...
Reminder students! Applications for Potential Project grants due by Monday, Jan. 23

Reminder students! Potential Project grant applications due by Jan. 23

Applications for the third annual Potential Project -- which supplies youth teams from West Contra Costa Unified schools with grants of up to $500 to develop creative solutions to improve their education -- ends...
Application deadline extended for Chevron's Dr. William F. King college scholarships

Application deadline extended for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship program

The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 13 for high school seniors interested in obtaining a Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) scholarship. Since 2004, the Dr. William F. King Scholarship program has provided...

Residents encouraged to participate in free community chess tournament

An annual Richmond community chess tournament is set to take place Saturday, Jan. 28 -- now it's your move to register for the free competition. The 6th Annual McKinley Williams/John Easterling Community Chess Tournament is...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...