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Kennedy High silk-screen business booming in inaugural year

Kennedy High silk-screen business booming in inaugural year

The Kennedy High silk-screen business implemented by award-winning art teacher Steve Mainini is booming, with students earning $5,000 in profit in its first year, according to a school official. Mainini, who was the school district's...
80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

High school students encouraged to apply for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship (BHAC) program, which provides scholarships for up to four college-bound seniors. The scholarships are awarded in honor of William...
Founders of clothing company, Poor Little Rich Boy, planning annual scholarship fund for local student

Founders of Poor Little Rich Boy clothing line planning annual scholarship fund for local...

Poor Little Rich Boy, a clothing and accessories company co-founded by Richmond natives Michael Dade and Trevaj Siller, has committed to donating 5-percent of semi-annual net sales to help fund a scholarship for a...
UC Berkeley chancellor pens open letter to Richmond community on Berkeley Global Campus

UC Berkeley chancellor addresses Berkeley Global Campus dispute in open letter to Richmond

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent an open letter to the Richmond community on Friday reiterating a promise to sign agreements ensuring local residents benefit from the construction of the Berkeley Global Campus at...
RichmondBUILD gets nearly $200,000 EPA grant to place graduates in green jobs

RichmondBUILD receives nearly $200,000 EPA grant to place graduates in green jobs

RichmondBUILD, the highly successful local job training program that places 80-percent of its graduates in jobs with an average starting wage of $18.33 per hour, has received a $192,300 grant from the U.S. Environmental...
President Obama also 'bugged' about Richmond space weapons resolutions

Cesar Chavez Elementary students write to President Obama, receive heartfelt response

The third and fourth grade classes at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Richmond sent such persuasive essays to the White House, they received a response from the Obama Administration, according to the West Contra...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond on June 6

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond on Saturday, June 6

Mark your calendars for the return of the Healthy Village Festival in Richmond on Saturday, June 6. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the block that includes Community Green Space Park on Macdonald Avenue at...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Black high school seniors from Richmond can win $250 by writing an essay

Black high school seniors from Richmond who plan to attend college have an opportunity to earn a $250 scholarship toward their education by writing an essay, according to community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown. This week,...
De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

Ruschard Dodd-Masters, a Richmond native and De Anza High grad, was recognized Friday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for persevering for six seasons in the Arena Football League’s minor league before becoming a quality...
Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

A project by local rapper Ricky Antonio encouraging youth expression through art has led to a must-listen song. Ricky Antonio started a hip hop class at Helms Middle School, where he attended in his youth,...

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New Fire Station 70 dedicated to fallen firefighters

New Fire Station 70 dedicated to fallen firefighters

The deaths of two firefighters attempting to rescue two people from a burning San Pablo house on July 21, 2007 was called the worst...
Free Park Rx Day celebration set for JFK Park this Sunday

Annual Park Rx Day coming to JFK Park in Richmond

Health officials are prescribing a day at the park to community members this Saturday, aiming to promote the many health benefits of activities out...
Shipt to offer same-day home deliveries from Target, CVS, Safeway, Foods Co.

Target’s car seat trade-in event runs through May 4

Target's annual car seat trade-in event began Monday and runs through May 4 at most stores, including the one at 4500 Macdonald Ave. in...