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Richmond High to host college recruitment fair featuring historically black colleges, universities

A number of historically black colleges are taking part in a college recruitment fair at Richmond High School on Friday, Feb. 17, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). The 2nd Annual...

Local teachers surprised in classrooms with excellence awards

Tiffany Chieudjui, the beloved third-grade teacher at Grant Elementary School in Richmond, was nearly at a loss for words when administrators, colleagues, trustees and members of her family showed up unannounced at her classroom...
Richmond High engineering students tour Chevron engine labs

Richmond High engineering students tour Chevron engine labs

Chevron touts how no competitor produces fuel that is cleaner for engines and lower in emissions. On Wednesday, a few of the company's employees had an opportunity to prove that claim to a group of...
Richmond student-athletes celebrated after accepting college scholarships

Richmond student-athletes celebrated after accepting college scholarships

These student-athletes have been the talk of the town this week. All four of the young men from Richmond have accepted college football scholarships, and on Wednesday night more than 100 people attended their...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

WCCUSD substitute teachers get pay raise

For the first time in at least five years, substitute teachers in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) received a pay increase of $18 per day. The pay increase became effective Wednesday, district...
Bay Area farm-to-table chefs serving local schools this week

Bay Area farm-to-table chefs serving local schools this week

Cafeteria food at local schools might never be the same after this week. From Monday through Friday, students at Peres Elementary in Richmond and Madera Elementary in El Cerrito are tasting breakfasts and lunches prepared...

Invasive Plant Removal at Point Isabel

Volunteers will assist EBRPD staff in removing invasive species and helping to create habitat for the flora and fauna. Please bring a hat and refillable water bottle. Each volunteer will receive EBRPD's new volunteer....

Project Homeless Connect – West County

Project Homeless Connect needs your help for a one-day, one-stop shop to offer a variety of services to people experiencing homelessness, connecting them with benefits, medical care, substance abuse and mental health counseling, social...
Reminder students! Applications for Potential Project grants due by Monday, Jan. 23

Reminder students! Potential Project grant applications due by Jan. 23

Applications for the third annual Potential Project -- which supplies youth teams from West Contra Costa Unified schools with grants of up to $500 to develop creative solutions to improve their education -- ends...
Application deadline extended for Chevron's Dr. William F. King college scholarships

Application deadline extended for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship program

The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 13 for high school seniors interested in obtaining a Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network (BEN) scholarship. Since 2004, the Dr. William F. King Scholarship program has provided...

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Aerial acrobatics pinnacle of panoramic pig roast

By Kathy Chouteau The Blue Angels airshow, BBQ eats, bluegrass music, a batting cage and beautiful weather combined to create an all-around memorable day on...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Ariana Ortega

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...
Volunteers invited to tree planting event in Richmond

Richmond to celebrate Arbor Day with community tree planting

Richmond Trees is kicking off the planting season on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the City of Richmond's annual Arbor Day Event. Volunteers are invited to...