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Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

Richmond Promise sees 20-percent increase in completed applications

More than 500 Richmond students from 15 schools completed Richmond Promise college scholarship applications this year, a 20-percent increase from the program's inaugural year in 2016, according to program officials. Kennedy High tallied the largest...

Verde Elementary Spelling Bee winner wants to be astronaut, inventor

“He’s a one of a kind; one in a million.” That’s an understandably proud father’s description of his aptly named son, A’Million Morgan, who recently won the Verde Elementary School Spelling Bee. The correct spelling of...

Chevron, Hillyard Flooring honored for maintaining RPAL gym floor

Nearly 20 Chevron Richmond employees were honored at Wednesday's Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) annual luncheon for their continuing assistance in maintaining its gymnasium floor for local youth -- an effort that has saved...

St. David School holding annual silent auction Saturday, March 11

St. David School school holding its annual Silent Auction this Saturday, March 11.  The event, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the school located at 871 Sonoma St., offers free admission and includes appetizers...

Vista High principal launches scholarship to honor father

By Zach Chouteau Sylvia Greenwood, principal of San Pablo’s Vista High School, couldn’t be prouder of the legacy left behind by her late father Sylvester. A longtime educator and administrator who already had Richmond’s Sylvester...
Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Your meal at Salute E Vita Ristorante in Richmond's Marina Bay on Wednesday won't only be delicious, it will provide much-needed funds for protecting victims of domestic violence. Menbere Aklilu, owner of Richmond’s popular Salute...
De Anza High JROTC program exceeds standards in first official inspection

De Anza High JROTC passes first official inspection

Nearly three years after winning the battle for their program's existence, Junior ROTC students at De Anza High cheered another victory last week after their 100-member unit passed their first official inspection. The young Air...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High alums to celebrate 50th anniversary with campus visit, party

Kennedy High graduates are in for a fun couple of days as they launch into celebrations for the school's 50th anniversary. A main event will be the all-years reunion being held Saturday at 7 p.m....
Target funds single-day rebuild of Richmond's Wendell Park

Target funding single-day rebuild of Wendell Park in Richmond

Target is set to bring a fleet of volunteers to a single-day renovation of Wendell Park in Richmond's North & East neighborhood on March 17. Members of the community are now being called upon to...

Help prep Nichol Park Ballfield for Little League season opener

With the Little League season opener occurring this Saturday, volunteers are being sought for a Friday evening cleanup of the Nichol Park Ballfield. The community cleanup will occur from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at...

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Richmond Main Street Initiative has new executive director

Vivian Wong is the new executive director of Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), the organization working to revitalize the city's downtown corridor, RMSI announced...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

Holy hotcakes! St. David School hosting $8 breakfast fundraiser

The community is invited to a pancake breakfast fundraiser and open house at St. David School in Richmond. For $8, you'll get fluffy pancakes, sausage,...

San Francisco Conservatory of Music coming to Richmond

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is set to put on a free orchestra performance at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts...