Monday, September 23, 2019

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Richmond library offering infant/toddler lap-sit program

Parents are encouraged to bring their infants and toddlers to special storytime and music sessions offered Tuesday mornings at the Richmond West Side Library Branch. The infant/todder lap-sit program, which started last week, features developmentally...

Richmond youth invited to free screening of ‘Daddy Hunger,’ conversation with director

Youth from ages 11 to 21, as well as adults who would like to support them by volunteering or donating, are invited to a free screening and conversation about the documentary "Daddy Hunger" this...

Robot rolls into Richmond classroom for Chevron Fuel Your School event

A robot rolled into the 4th grade classroom at Coronado Elementary on Monday morning to transport educational technology to the students. My, my, how times have changed. The robot's visit was not a regular occurrence --...

Richmond’s community-driven version of Off the Grid launches today

Richmond's community-driven version of Off the Grid launches tonight from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The volunteer-run Food Emporium will gather food trucks, live jazz, local artists and family-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating at Hilltop...

Organizers, volunteers clean up 23rd Street ahead of Trick or Treat event

To ensure a safe Halloween event for children this coming Monday, organizers and a handful of volunteers slipped on gloves last Sunday and picked up trash and green waste along eight blocks of 23rd...

The Potential Project returns for third consecutive year

An annual grant program that empowers West County students to become decision-makers in their learning process launched for its third year Tuesday. Youth teams from West Contra Costa Unified schools can apply for grants of...

Volunteers and vendors sought for Food Emporium launch in Hilltop on Friday

UPDATE: Event organizers have decided to hold the Food Emporium rain or shine. After organizers behind Off-the-Grid declined to set up in Richmond, local leaders decided to launch a similar concept of their own called...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise, sets award amount

Local students encouraged to attend free college preparedness workshop

Local middle and high school students, their families and school administrators are encouraged to attend a free college preparedness workshop on Saturday, Oct. 29 at St. Peter CME Church in El Cerrito. The event, organized...
Make 23rd Street safer by attending 'Business Watch Training' event

Urban Transformation to hold naugural Trick or Treat event on 23rd St.

A roughly 10-block stretch of Richmond's 23rd Street is set to become a safe zone for Trick or Treating on Halloween, in what organizers hope to become an annual event. The Urban Transformation event will...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

WCCUSD set to hold 11th Annual Parents as Partners conference this Saturday

Parents and community members are encouraged to attend the West Contra Costa Unified School District's 11th Annual Parents as Partners and Leaders Conference on Saturday. The conference, which draws more than 500 parents annually, offers...

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Famed National Park Services ranger Betty Reid Soskin has been recovering for the past week after suffering a stroke. The announcement was made by Soskin’s...

WCWD announces four new executive hires

Four new executives were recently hired by West County Wastewater District (WCWD), which collects and treats wastewater,. The new hires, all of whom will start...

UPS seeks to expand, modernize Richmond distribution center

United Parcel Services (UPS) is looking to expand and modernize its distribution center at 1601 Atlas Road in Richmond. The Atlas Road site encompasses 63.3...