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El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

by Mike Kinney Several hundred community members gathered at the El Sobrante Gurdwara on Wednesday night in response to recent hate crimes. The event was a partnership between the Gurdwara and the relatively new group Not...
Congressman DeSaulnier to hold town hall in Richmond on Oct. 23

DeSaulnier to hold immigration town hall and resource fair in Richmond

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Wednesday he will host an immigration town hall meeting and resource fair in Richmond on Thursday, June 1. "A panel of local experts will be on hand to discuss federal...

Richmond youth head to ‘LA for a Day’ thanks to JetSuiteX partnership

The sky is the limit for 20 local students who were flown to Los Angeles for a day of fun on Tuesday. Their adventure included a visit to the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California...
75-year-old Kennedy High teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

75-year-old teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

Nearing his 76th birthday, Kennedy High special education teacher Salvatore Morabito saw no issue with challenging his students -- even the football players -- to a powerlifting competition. Morabito did not win his Rack Pull...

Local students partner with Chevron mentors to invent technologies

Several "disruptions" occurred at a high school event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday. One involved an idea for a smartphone app that can track classroom performance and then pair students with specific tutors when...
'The Science of Skateboard Physics' set for Nichol Park Wednesday

‘The Science of Skateboard Physics’ set for Nichol Park Wednesday

The Nichol Park skateboard park in Richmond will host "The Science of Skateboard Physics" this Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event, presented by Richmond Library Teens in collaboration with Richmond Parks...
Farmers' market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

Farmers’ market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

A farmers' market-style food giveaway has launched twice monthly in San Pablo as part of a collaboration between a group of county physicians and The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. San Pablo’s distributions...
Contest launched to name Osprey chicks

Contest launched to name Osprey chicks

The Golden Gate Audubon Society is holding a contest to name two Ospreys that recently hatched in a nest atop the historic Whirley Crane near the SS Red Oak Victory ship on Richmond's waterfront. In...
Free Richmond-area bike repair service teaches youth simple fixes

Free Richmond-area bike repair service teaches youth simple fixes

by Mike Kinney You probably see it all the time -- countless functional bicycles rusting away in local back yards, all because of a single flat tire. "A flat can take any kid off a bike...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High teacher challenges students to powerlifting competition

Sal Morabito, the beloved special education teacher and perpetual booster at Kennedy High, had some strong words for his colleagues and students on Monday. He's challenging the school's staff and students to a powerlifting competition...

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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...