Thursday, September 19, 2019

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Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Local community members' charitable donations sent 10 North Richmond youth to the rodeo on Sunday. Community advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, Andre Bean, Andreena Richardson and The Sons of Issachar raised funds to offer youth from...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule):
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Kennedy High 'all-star teacher' finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Kennedy High all-star teacher finalist Ian Bader wins $2,000 for school

Veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, who was named as one of five finalists for the 2015 Comcast SportsNet All-Star Teacher Award, unfortunately did not win the contest's grand prize of $20,000 that would...
Parents, here's an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Parents, here’s an opportunity to learn more about Salesian College Preparatory

Salesian College Preparatory is hosting an informational meeting Wednesday night for prospective student families and anyone interested in learning more about the education offered by the school. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the...
Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday.

Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday

A new program at Kennedy High that has community volunteers providing free, one-one-one writing instruction to students is starting Friday. The highly-touted WriterCoach Connection program recruits and trains community volunteers -- including parents, lawyers, university students,...
Richmond Swim Center likely to reopen to public in late October, city officials say

Renovated Richmond Swim Center scheduled to be completed in mid-July

This new pool aims to blow the old one out of the water. A major rehabilitation of the Richmond Swim Center is scheduled to be completed in mid-July, city officials said. The public pool on the...
Richmond students selected as Buck Fellows will receive expert guidance

Richmond students selected as Buck Fellows will receive expert guidance

Two juniors from Richmond's Leadership Public School have been selected to the inaugural class of Buck Fellows, which means they'll be advised for the final two years of high school by highly regarded mentors. Sergio...
Kennedy High students to receive free one-on-one writing instruction starting Friday.

Trainings upcoming for those wishing to volunteer as writer coaches at Richmond high schools

The highly-touted WriterCoach Connection program is holding upcoming training dates for volunteers in the community who would like to help strengthen students' writing skills at Kennedy and Richmond high schools. The program, a partnership between the...
Inspiring Kennedy High grad needs advice on becoming voice actor for animated films

Inspiring Kennedy High grad needs advice on becoming voice actor for animated films

A remarkable graduate from Kennedy High school has a voice made for animated movies -- all she needs now is advice on how to break into the field, according to her former teachers. Kennedy teachers...

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...