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Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Pedestrian safety improvements may soon be coming to Lincoln Elementary in Richmond. The school at 29 6th St. has been recommended by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) as one of the county's slate of projects...
Salesian's James Akinjo set to make college decision today

Salesian’s James Akinjo headed to UConn

James Akinjo, the 6-foot point guard from North Richmond, announced Monday he is headed to the University of Connecticut, a school he visited on a recruiting trip over the weekend. The Salesian Pride standout's top...
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Video: North & East Neighborhood Council’s 26th Annual Picnic

By Mike Kinney The North & East Neighborhood Council's 26th annual picnic at Burg Park on Saturday, Sept. 9 was right on beat, as shown in our video from the event. Several hundred people attended the...
Youth, particularly in urban areas, don't get enough exposure to nature, which is vital for physical and mental development and allows them to understand the importance of stewardship of the earth, according to the parents group.

Mira Vista parents fundraising to send students on nature trip

Parents at Richmond’s Mira Vista School are encouraging the community to donate toward an effort to send fourth graders on a 3-day environmental education trip. Their goal is to send students from the low-income school,...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your...

¡Llamando a todos los maestros y maestras de escuelas públicas locales! A partir del viernes 1 de septiembre, se puede aplicar en línea y solicitar subvenciones para llevar a cabo proyectos educativos en las...

Richmond Sea Scouts recruiting new members, holding fundraiser

The Richmond Sea Scouts program for ages 13 to 18 is recruiting new members. The local program is also holding an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 9, for just $15 per person...
Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

El programa de Rotary Home Team, que provee asistencia a adultos mayores con reparaciones domésticas comunes, será ofrecido a los residentes de San Pablo a partir del 30 de Septiembre. El programa, que se extendió...
After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

Salute to donate Friday sales to Hurricane Harvey relief

Menbere Aklilu, an Ethiopian immigrant, domestic violence survivor and the charitable owner of Richmond’s Salute E Vita Ristorante, has announced that all sales at her restaurant on Friday, Sept. 8 will be donated to...
Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city's urban forest

Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city’s urban forest

The volunteer-run group that has been greening the city of Richmond one tree at a time since 2011 was recently recognized for its efforts by the California Urban Forests Council. Lee Micheaux and the nonprofit...

Community members step up to assist bed-ridden resident

On Monday, we reported a heartbreaking story about longtime community member Carolyn Moore, who has spent the good part of more than two decades in a hospital bed and who has effectively been trapped...

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Downtown Holiday Festival set for Winters Building Wednesday

With wreaths and snowflakes hung on the street lamps and a record number of businesses displaying festive storefronts, Macdonald Avenue is in the holiday...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...

RPD proposes increase in security presence at Main Library

By Mike Kinney Responding to increased public safety problems in and around the Richmond Public Library's main branch, the city is set to require its...