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De Anza Tech Academy holding Free Fix Day for community members

De Anza High debut of Sleepy Hollow set for Friday

Timed ahead of Halloween, De Anza High is set to debut the ghostly play, Sleepy Hollow, on Friday. The performance will take place at the De Anza Theater at 5000 Valley View for $5 for...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Richmond church ‘adopts’ three schools

A Richmond church has "adopted" three local public schools in order to interact and "love on" students and staff. This school year, the community outreach team at Praise Fellowship Bible Church at 684 Juliga Woods St....
850 cubic yards of wood playground fiber headed to 19 Richmond parks

19 city parks to get 850 cubic yards of wood playground fiber

In an effort to maintain safety at Richmond playgrounds, city officials are planning to spend nearly $30,000 on 850 cubic yards of blown-in engineered wood playground fiber for 19 parks. The planned expenditure appears on...
31era Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP Fijada para el Sábado 28 de Octubre

31st GRIP Harmony Walk/5K run set for Saturday, Oct. 28

One of Richmond's most impactful, unifying community events -- the GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run to end hunger and homelessness -- is returning for the 31st year on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun competition, sponsored by...
Unity Park set for two sculptures, two murals

40 trees planned for Unity Park as part of Arbor Day this Saturday

The community in encouraged to volunteer for Arbor Day at Unity Park in Richmond this Saturday, Oct. 21, to help plant 40 new trees at the under-construction park. The event will run from 9 a.m....

WCCUSD schools to remain closed Friday due to air quality

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matt Duffy We have continued to monitor the weather and air quality forecasts and decided that it is in the best interests of our students and staff to keep our...
Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Nearly two decades ago, when Tamara Shiloh was using Microsoft Publisher to create small pamphlets and booklets for a business owner, she received an email that contained a short story about African American inventors...
Air quality complaints from wildfires continue in Richmond

Air quality complaints from wildfires persist in Richmond

UPDATE WEDNESDAY, 4:50 P.M.: All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to “rapidly changing air quality conditions” resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent...
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Facebook’s Returning the Favor segment surprises Richmond music teacher

Former DeJean Middle School music director Tim Wilson's inspirational story of giving to his students has become a national sensation -- leading to yet another round of new musical instruments for the underserved Richmond...
Bay Area Rescue Mission sets out to ensure folks are fed on Thanksgiving

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...