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St. David’s 11th Annual Fall Festival set for Saturday

St. David School in Richmond is holding its ultra-fun Fall Festival this Saturday. The free annual event will run from noon to 6 p.m. at the school, located at 871 Sonoma St. The festival will feature...

New Richmond library program has kids reading to therapy dogs

The Richmond Public Library is offering an Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) program that has children reading to a trained therapy dog for 20 minutes, "a proven method for improving reading fluency and confidence," according...

School garden aims to grow Halloween pumpkin for every student

Urban Tilth, which operates more than a half-dozen local school and community gardens and small urban farms, has announced an effort at the Verde Elementary Partnership Garden to send every student at the school...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

League of Women Voters to hold WCCUSD board candidate forums

The community will have a chance to hear from the seven candidates running for two seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election via...

Arbor Day to add up to 40 new street trees – and a mural...

An Arbor Day event in Richmond next month will lead to the planting of as many as 40 street trees, according to Richmond Trees, which announced the Arbor Day celebration in its latest newsletter. Local...

Local students encouraged to attend free Cash for College workshops

Local high school students are encouraged to attend one of a number of free Cash for College workshops next month, where they can receive help in filling out their federal financial aid applications. Such workshops...

Calling all teachers! Chevron’s Fuel Your School program is back

Local teachers needing extra funds to carry out educational classroom projects are encouraged to participate in the Chevron Fuel Your School Program, which has returned for a seventh straight year. The Fuel Your School program...

Sale of Adams Middle School campus to Caliber Schools nixed

Caliber Schools will not be moving into the Adams Middle School campus in East Richmond Heights, after the school district's board on Wednesday decided against moving forward with the sale of the long-vacant property...
Some WCCUSD parents to get 'extra credit' for graduating from Parent University program

Local students encouraged to apply for community impact grants

The Tutor Corps Foundation is encouraging local students to apply for grants to carry out projects that have a sustainable impact in their community. The Community Service Grants support innovative student community service projects with...

Richmond Art Center to bring chamber music to local youth

Local students will attend three educational concerts at the Richmond Art Center over the next two months as part of a grant-funded program. The Art Center has partnered with the award-winning Del Sol String Quartet...

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Betty Reid Soskin recovering after stroke diagnosis

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...