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Charter school parents rally in Point Richmond to demand Richmond Promise inclusion

Charter school parents rally in Point Richmond to demand Richmond Promise inclusion

Update: This story now includes a full statement from Mayor Tom Butt to local residents who attended Wednesday's rally. Richmond parents whose children attend charter schools rallied Wednesday afternoon near Richmond Mayor Tom Butt's private...
WCCUSD students challenged to create trailer design for district's new Mobile Fab Lab

Students challenged to design artwork for new Mobile Fab Lab

After the grand opening last month of the Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High -- the largest K-12 digital fabrication lab in the U.S. -- a truck that will be used to transport the...

Kennedy High junior has inspiring ascent from a harrowing childhood

The nonprofit For Richmond shared an inspiring story Tuesday about a Kennedy High student who has persevered at school and in life despite enduring an abusive, unstable childhood. Elexis Webster, 17, of Richmond, is a...

TV stolen in Kennedy High burglary replaced by Chevron Fuel Your School program

A 50-inch plasma television that was among the valuables stolen during a destructive burglary at Kennedy High earlier this year is being replaced thanks to the Chevron Fuel Your School program, a teacher told...
Gioia: Richmond center to host 50th anniversary celebration of county preschool program

Gioia: 50th anniversary celebration of county preschool program to be held in Richmond

by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, I'm excited to celebrate Head Start's 50th anniversary in Contra Costa County! I invite you to join us at our award-winning George Miller III Childcare Center in Richmond to...

Verde Elementary classroom one of many to benefit from Chevron Fuel Your School program

As safety goggles awaited on nearby tables, the Lawrence Hall of Science educator attempted to sound as serious as possible about the upcoming experiment. “Today, you are going to be scientists,” CJ Mishima (pictured below)...
Chamberlin Family Foundation offering $125,000 in grants to West County public school principals

Chamberlin Family Foundation offers $125,000 in grants to West County public schools

West County public schools are being offered as much as $2,000 apiece to fund projects that help achieve academic goals or boost student engagement. Last week, the Chamberlin Family Foundation (CFF) announced up to $125,000...
RYSE Center's Winter Wonderland on Saturday features food, music, toy and shirt giveaway

Educators, experts to convene at RYSE Center Monday to address school-to-prison pipeline

In honor of National Day of Action, Bay Area educators, advocates and experts will convene at Richmond's RYSE Center on Monday for the first "Education Not Incarceration" event. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...
Kennedy High's JV football team have outscored opponents 242-0 in five games

Kennedy High’s JV football team has outscored opponents 242-0 in five games

The future of the Kennedy High football program sure looks bright. We just got word from Sal Morabito, a special ed teacher and staunch Eagles supporter, that the Kennedy High junior varsity football team is...
Online fundraiser launched for longtime Richmond High teacher battling cancer

Community rallies in support of longtime Richmond High teacher battling cancer

The community is rallying in support of a beloved veteran teacher at Richmond High who was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Zach Shrieve, who also coaches the Contra Costa College women's volleyball team, went to...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...