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St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School, a pre-K through 8th grade school at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond, is set to host its Silent Auction this Saturday. The adult-only event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Richmond Public Library is offering qualified local residents a chance to earn their accredited high school diplomas online while receiving guidance toward their career path as part of a new service. The public library announced...
West Contra Costa Education Fair set for Jan. 26

WCCUSD’s All District Music Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium Thursday

The community is invited to attend the WCCUSD All District Music Festival on Thursday, March 3, starting at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza. The concert will feature student vocalists...
Marshawn Lynch attends 'Every Kid in a Park' event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch attends ‘Every Kid in a Park’ event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch digs national parks, too. The Richmond resident and star NFL running back greeted 4th graders from Peres Elementary Wednesday morning at Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park. The event was part...
More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 high school seniors at 16 schools turned in completed Richmond Promise applications prior to the March 17 deadline. In less than two months since the program’s launch, 69 Kennedy High seniors who...

Contra Costa College’s successful warehouse training program near end of 3-year grant

Inside the spacious former auto body repair shop at 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue last Tuesday, forklifts and containers were pushed aside to make way for folding tables topped by resumes. Just like that, the...
Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Community invited to help enhance North Richmond Ball Field on March 31

The community is invited to help local youth aesthetically enhance the North Richmond Ball Field on March 31. Students from Richmond elementary, middle and high schools will paint and mulch at the ball field near...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Supervisor Gioia reports on Contra Costa College president search, Richmond Promise deadline

by Supervisor John Gioia, Some important dates concerning education in West County are coming up: * There will be a public forum at noon on Thursday, March 3 to hear from the Contra Costa Community College...

Richmond Promise Scholarship Program to officially launch at Kennedy High event Tuesday

Officials with the city of Richmond, Chevron and West Contra Costa Unified are set to gather at Kennedy High on Tuesday to officially launch the $35 million Richmond Promise Scholarship Program, which will provide...

Fundraiser launched for Richmond High’s woefully underfunded music program

Community advocate Cesar Zepeda has organized a fundraiser to purchase musical instruments for Richmond High's woefully underfunded music program. The Contra Costa Times was the first media outlet to report on the online fundraising effort,...

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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...