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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...

Chevron funds nation’s largest K-12 campus fab lab at Kennedy High in Richmond

A majority of the adults could not make heads or tails of the advanced technology featured at the brand new Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High, which had its grand opening on Tuesday. Thankfully, local...
Contra Costa County HS football players asked to join NFL-inspired 'No More' campaign

Contra Costa County HS football players asked to join NFL-inspired ‘No More’ campaign

Inspired by the NFL's "No More" campaign that aired during games last season, Contra Costa County is launching its own public service announcement by asking local high school football players to similarly speak out...
First day of school for WCCUSD is Aug. 24; here are tips to help your child succeed

Verde Elementary encouraging adult mentors to head ‘Back to School’ Friday to read to...

At Verde Elementary School in North Richmond, students aren't the only ones who've returned to school. As part of a relatively new literacy program, adult mentors in the community are also heading back into...
New mom empowerment group to hold first event at Nevin Park

Back to School event at Nevin Center Park Tuesday offering free dinner, school supplies...

Bay Area Rescue Mission, the Richmond-based nonprofit providing food, shelter, and assistance toward self-sufficiency for the Bay Area’s homeless, is set to host a Back to School celebration for local K-12 students on Tuesday. The...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

About 600 people expected at Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

The Getting Ready for College Conference, which is free and open to all 10th, 11th and 12th graders and their parents in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), will be held Saturday...

Salesian raising funds for Middletown High

Salesian College Preparatory has launched a fundraising effort for its "longtime friends and sports rivals" at Middletown High School, who have been heavily impacted by the massive Valley Fire. Salesian posted a notice on Facebook...

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Richmond teen chosen to promote organ donation on Rose Parade float

When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teenager will be making a worldwide impact while riding...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

RPD: Man fatally shot on 5th Street early Sunday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of 5th Street, between Chanslor and Bissell avenues, early Sunday. At 1:16...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic,...