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Upcoming Richmond summit aims to prep West County youth for STEM careers

Upcoming Richmond summit aims to prep West County youth for STEM careers

Adding diversity to the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields by bolstering educational opportunities for local underserved youth will be the focus of a major summit coming to Richmond Memorial Auditorium next month. Educators,...
Salesian girls, El Cerrito boys win NCS basketball titles

Salesian girls, El Cerrito boys win NCS basketball titles

Local high school sports fans have much to cheer about after the Salesian girls and El Cerrito boys basketball teams each won their respective North Coast Section championship games on Saturday. Salesian (28-3) went on...
Richmond Museum of History to feature Chinese shrimp camp artifacts in new exhibit

Richmond Museum of History to feature Chinese shrimp camp artifacts

A new temporary exhibit celebrating the Chinese shrimping on the San Francisco Bay, with a focus on the shrimp camps in Richmond, is set to open March 21 at the Richmond Museum of History. The...
Salesian will attempt to avenge slim loss to St. Mary's in NCS title game Saturday

Salesian will attempt to avenge slim loss to St. Mary’s in NCS title game...

Here we go again. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Salesian girls varsity basketball team will be looking to avenge last month's slim loss to rival St. Mary's. The powerhouse teams will face off in the North...
North Richmond's Verde Elementary celebrates literacy, honors revival

North Richmond’s Verde Elementary celebrates literacy, honors revival

Students at Verde Elementary School honored Dr. Suess’ 111th birthday this week with costumes, an awards ceremony and a feast of green eggs and ham – all while celebrating a budding love of reading. The...
West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students are encouraged to apply for free public transit passes to get to school this fall.

Hey WCCUSD students, have you picked up your free public transit passes yet?

West Contra Costa County students are encouraged to apply for free WestCAT transit passes to get to school this fall. Apply here for Pass2Class, a 511 Contra Costa program that encourages the use of buses...
Video! Relive glory of El Cerrito Gauchos' big NCS win, including monster dunks

El Cerrito Gauchos defeat Las Lomas, head to NCS Division 2 title game

The El Cerrito High boys basketball team defeated Las Lomas 76-57 Wednesday night, earning a trip to the North Coast Section Division II championship game on Friday. The Gauchos (28-3) capitalized on a dominant second...
$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for Richmond's St. David School

$5 pancake breakfast on Sunday to raise funds for students at St. David School

The community is invited to a breakfast fundraiser for St. David School on Sunday that includes a hearty meal for just $5. The Holy Hotcakes Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser will run from 9 a.m. to noon...
Computer problems? De Anza High Tech Academy to hold Free Fix Day

Computer problems? De Anza High Tech Academy to hold Free Fix Day

The charitable brains in the De Anza High School Tech Academy are again encouraging community members to bring their troubled laptops and desktops to a Free Fix Day. The next event will be Saturday, March...
Richmond Art Center to feature works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard

Richmond Art Center to feature works of Mildred Howard and WCCUSD students

Later this month, the Richmond Art Center is set to feature the works of Bay Area artist Mildred Howard, who helped beautify the Richmond BART station parking garage with her art (see photo above). Along...

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Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student...
New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store will open in Pinole on Aug. 8, with a grand opening slated for Sept. 13-15. The store will open in...