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Richmond High set to open pathway program for recent immigrant students

Richmond High to debut renovated theater tonight

The community is invited to help debut Richmond High School’s renovated theater tonight. At 7 p.m., the high school’s Creative And Performing Arts Academy will present the CAPA VAPA Gala. “Enjoy performances from the marching and...
The story behind Blue Apron's name

The story behind Blue Apron’s name

Ilia Papas, co-founder and CTO of Blue Apron, says the company wasn't always known by its catchy name. Once upon a time, the company was known as Part and Parsley. "Which was a pun on Part...
Miss Monday's voter registration deadline? It's not too late

Miss Monday’s deadline? It’s not too late to register to vote

Contra Costa County residents who missed Monday's deadline to register for the Nov. 6 election can still cast a ballot thanks to a Conditional Voter Registration process offered by the county. The Contra Costa Elections...
County to hold 5 prescription drug take back events on Saturday

County to hold 5 prescription drug take back events on Saturday

In honor of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff an Drug Enforcement Administration plan to hold a take back event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10...
Residents encouraged to join GRIP Harmony Walk, 5K Run this Saturday

32nd Annual GRIP Harmony Walk, 5K Run set for Saturday

For the 32nd year, the Richmond community is set to band together -- while getting some exercise -- in a unified effort to end homelessness and hunger. There's still time to sign up for GRIP's...
One of largest remaining Bay Trail gaps set for construction

One of largest remaining Bay Trail gaps set for construction

One of the largest remaining gaps in the San Francisco Bay Trail -- a 1-mile stretch west of Golden Gate Fields -- is set for construction starting this month. The East Bay Regional Park District...
Richmond chess tourney draws over 70 participants

Richmond chess tourney draws over 70 participants

It was a full house in the Bermuda Room at Richmond Memorial Auditorium for the 2nd Annual Chess Month in Richmond Festival Tournament. The festival attracted 72 participants -- a record for a chess tournament in Richmond.  "Everyone had...
Richmond citizens, cops honored at Crime Prevention Awards banquet

Richmond citizens, cops honored at Crime Prevention Awards banquet

By Mike Kinney The citizens and police officers of Richmond who have gone the extra mile in order to make the community safer were honored at the 35th Annual Crime Prevention Awards Banquet on Saturday. Over...

Picnic in the Point enjoys sun, fun and great music

by Mike Kinney The sun and music made the perfect pairing on Saturday at the 9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser at Judge G. Carroll Park in Point Richmond. About 1,500 to 2,000 people attended...

Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant seismic retrofit to make their houses more resistant to earthquake...

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Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Public Schools: Tamalpais has announced that enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins Oct. 1. Summit Tamalpais is a tuition-free public charter school located...
Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

By Mike Kinney A Richmond Main Street Initiative-led program providing restaurant-quality food to community members experiencing food insecurity has grown to provide 4,000 meals per...
Drive-up meditation offered atop the Richmond BART parking garage

Drive-up meditation offered atop Richmond BART parking garage

By Kathy Chouteau A few times a month the rooftop of the Richmond BART parking garage transforms into an unlikely oasis where people can find...