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College fair at Richmond middle school starts discussion early

How much does it cost, and do you need a 4.0 grade point average to get in? These were key questions posed by 8th grade students at DeJean Middle High School on Thursday, where a...
Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

The annual 23rd Street Cinco de Mayo Festival that draws about 100,000 residents and visitors to Richmond for a family-friendly good time may serve a far greater purpose this year: saving lives. At the daylong...

Local students headed to Women’s March in D.C. following essay contest

Twelve impressive middle school students from Caliber Schools in Richmond and Vallejo earned the opportunity to attend the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday after taking part in an essay contest. Thanks to philanthropic...

Spotlight: Community Giving

April 27th, 2017 Spotlight: Community Giving In 2016, Chevron contributed $6.3 million to local education, economy By: Mike Aldax ↓ By Mike Aldax Chevron Richmond contributed $6.3 million in 2016...
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WCCUSD buys 51 HP computers for Kennedy, De Anza tech academies

Wanda Gonzalez (above), a student in Kennedy High School's Information Technology Academy, stunned with her vocals on Thursday -- and there was plenty to sing about. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

Richmond Promise to hold student-led college fair May 4

At Lovonya DeJean Middle School on Thursday, May 4, a unique college fair will have 9th graders at Kennedy High presenting their research on over 35 colleges to local middle school students, families and community...

Richmond event aims to connect young people to volunteer opportunities

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Young Adult Leadership Bootcamp will be held in Richmond this Saturday for residents between ages 16-24. The free ServiceWorks Richmond event aims to connect young people to service...

Kennedy High track star accepts scholarship to Jackson State

Asiah Dailey, a track and field star at Kennedy High, has earned a full scholarship to Jackson State University in Mississippi, according to community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown. This should be no surprise. Dailey...
Richmond council places two tax measures on November ballot

Richmond to honor local organ/tissue donation heroes tonight

In honor of National Donate Life Month (NDLM), local volunteers will be recognized at tonight's Richmond City Council meeting for their contributions toward the life-saving mission of organ and tissue donation. The proclamation ceremony will occur...
Local HS senior's message to fellow grads: 'What is your why?'

Local HS senior’s message to future grads: ‘What is your why?’

Erick Cruz, a senior at Making Waves Academy and journalism student, penned an article that sends a wise message to fellow local high school seniors who are in the process of deciding on colleges...

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San Pablo: History in full Blume

San Pablo: History in full Blume

By Mike Kinney The Standard recently caught up with Janet Pottier, president of the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, for insight about the historic...
12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

Twelve local employers will be looking to meet great candidates at the West County Hiring Fair at San Pablo Library this Wednesday.  Employers will conduct...
Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...