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San Pablo Baseball Association launches online fundraiser, seeks sponsor for 2016 season

The San Pablo Baseball Association is seeking a sponsor for its 2016 season and has launched a gofundme fundraiser aiming to raise $10,000. All funds raised will provide local inner-city youth from San Pablo, Richmond,...
Richmond Promise ED faces tight deadline to sign kids up; touts program's bright future

Richmond Promise ED touts program’s bright future as deadline looms for signups

Setting aside the weather, Jessie Stewart says she sees a lot of similarities between the cities of Richmond and Kalamazoo, Mich. That’s very good news for Richmond. Stewart, who was born and raised in Kalamazoo, has...

Ballerina’s bequest to enhance education for WCCUSD students

A former ballerina and well-respected West Contra Costa Unified educator has left a legacy that will benefit students in the district where she taught for many years. The Ed Fund, which serves public education in...

Sleep Train commercial inspires 6-year-old Richmond boy’s charity effort

The Sleep Train commercial requesting donations benefiting foster children can really get in your head. But for a 6-year-old Richmond boy, the commercial's slogan -- "Not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can...
Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Hundreds of Richmond residents celebrated Cesar Chavez Day Thursday by working to beautify the city. In at least three separate locations across the city, adult and student volunteers picked up trash bags, planted redwood trees...
Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Pedestrian safety projects near four Richmond elementary schools moving forward

A mostly federally-funded project to enhance pedestrian safety near four Richmond elementary schools is moving forward after Richmond City Council approved awarding a contract to Ghilotti Bros., Inc. The street improvements include new safety signs, in-roadway...
Richmond artist/illustrator helping young students illustrate, publish own books

Richmond artist/illustrator helping young students illustrate, publish own books

A budding Richmond artist and illustrator who created the children's book, I Can't, has launched a clever project at a local elementary school where she teaches young people how to produce -- and publish...
St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School, a pre-K through 8th grade school at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond, is set to host its Silent Auction this Saturday. The adult-only event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Richmond Public Library is offering qualified local residents a chance to earn their accredited high school diplomas online while receiving guidance toward their career path as part of a new service. The public library announced...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

WCCUSD’s All District Music Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium Thursday

The community is invited to attend the WCCUSD All District Music Festival on Thursday, March 3, starting at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza. The concert will feature student vocalists...

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San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police to fine vehicles parked in yards

San Pablo police are asking that all vehicles parked on lawns and yards of homes in the city, including boats and motor homes, be...
Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

At the bustling Richmond Ferry terminal on Friday came important reminders that June is Diversity Celebration Month in the city. And this year, the...

Jelly’s Place holding adoption event at Pet Food Express

Meet local dogs and dogs from Slaughterhouse Survivors this Saturday at Pet Food Express - Pinole (1430 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole, CA 94564) from 10 a.m....