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Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

More than 500 parents expected at ‘Parents as Partners’ conference in Richmond

More than 500 parents are expected to attend the 11th Annual Parents as Partners and Leaders Conference in Richmond. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at...

Local ‘girlpreneurs’ encouraged to take part in Shark Tank-style contest

Local "girlpreneurs" are encouraged to to apply to take part in a Shark Tank-style competition in San Francisco next month that will feature the TV show's own Mark Cuban (pictured on left). Cuban will be...

500 Chevron Richmond employees volunteer in community this week

Throughout Richmond this week, you may be seeing a lot of people in Chevron t-shirts picking up litter, constructing playgrounds and playing with local kids. More than 500 Richmond Refinery employees are participating in the...

Coronado Elementary School’s audio-visual system earns award

When it comes to audio-visual systems, the new Coronado Elementary School campus is award winning. On Sept. 13, Lloyd F. McKinney Associates, Inc. was among winners of Project Excellence Awards from the National Electrical Contractors...
State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Richmond council endorses Measure T, a WCCUSD parcel tax renewal

A renewal of a school district parcel tax -- Measure T -- gained unanimous support from Richmond City Council Tuesday. The measure renews the parcel tax at 7.2 cents per square foot of building space...
Richmond Promise program seeks Development & Communications Director

Richmond Promise 2017 to launch Oct. 3 with student and family workshop

The application process for the Richmond Promise Scholarship Program -- which provides all high school seniors who are Richmond and North Richmond residents up to $1,500 per year for college, along with a support...

Hilltop Mall National Chess Day tourney set for Oct. 8

A community chess tournament set for Hilltop Mall on Oct. 8 will raise funds for the "Chess in Richmond's Schools Program." The Speed Chess Tournament is set to take place inside the mall near JC...

Richmond nonprofit seeks community’s help in building a new playground

A Richmond nonprofit just launched what it hopes will become a community effort to rebuild its playground for local youth. On Tuesday, several volunteers from Chevron Richmond went to Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa...

St. David’s 11th Annual Fall Festival set for Saturday

St. David School in Richmond is holding its ultra-fun Fall Festival this Saturday. The free annual event will run from noon to 6 p.m. at the school, located at 871 Sonoma St. The festival will feature...

New Richmond library program has kids reading to therapy dogs

The Richmond Public Library is offering an Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) program that has children reading to a trained therapy dog for 20 minutes, "a proven method for improving reading fluency and confidence," according...

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North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The...

Native American Walk for Sobriety unites the community

It’s officially called the Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety. But the hundreds of walkers who came out Saturday – along with the countless honks...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another...