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De Anza Tech Academy holding Free Fix Day for community members

College reps to visit De Anza High for ‘HBCU Pop-Up Tour’ Tuesday

Local students have an opportunity to learn more about historically-black colleges and universities (HBCU) during an informational event at De Anza High on Tuesday. Held by Onyx Scholar Program, the event runs from 9 a.m....
More than 200 volunteers renovate Wendell Park

More than 200 volunteers renovate Wendell Park

More than 200 Target employees, city workers and community volunteers helped build a new playground and other new amenities at Wendell Park on Friday.   The park at 26th Street and Wendell Avenue was...

Richmond teacher named KRON4’s Teacher of the Week

Described as someone who has gone above and beyond his assigned duties, a Richmond elementary school teacher was named KRON4 News' Teacher of the Week for March 7, 2017. Kenneth Farr, who teaches 5th grade...

Wendell Park renovation begins with prep day Wednesday

Volunteers and workers with the city of Richmond spent a good part of Wednesday cutting wood and digging up dirt in preparation for the single-day rebuild of Wendell Park North & East neighborhood this...
Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

More than 500 Richmond students from 15 schools completed Richmond Promise college scholarship applications this year, a 20-percent increase from the program's inaugural year in 2016, according to program officials. Kennedy High tallied the largest...

Verde Elementary Spelling Bee winner wants to be astronaut, inventor

“He’s a one of a kind; one in a million.” That’s an understandably proud father’s description of his aptly named son, A’Million Morgan, who recently won the Verde Elementary School Spelling Bee. The correct spelling of...

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...

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Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond...
Richmond event to guide residents toward home ownership

Tenants’ opportunity to purchase ordinance pitched for Richmond

Two Richmond councilmembers are exploring a city ordinance that would require owners of rental units to offer their tenants the first opportunity to purchase...

Public invited to see final plans for Yellow Brick Road

Ten years in the making, final plans have been developed for the Yellow Brick Road Project in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood. The public is...