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Vista High principal launches scholarship to honor father

By Zach Chouteau Sylvia Greenwood, principal of San Pablo’s Vista High School, couldn’t be prouder of the legacy left behind by her late father Sylvester. A longtime educator and administrator who already had Richmond’s Sylvester...
Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Salute owner pledges 10-percent of Wednesday proceeds to Family Justice Center

Your meal at Salute E Vita Ristorante in Richmond's Marina Bay on Wednesday won't only be delicious, it will provide much-needed funds for protecting victims of domestic violence. Menbere Aklilu, owner of Richmond’s popular Salute...
De Anza High JROTC program exceeds standards in first official inspection

De Anza High JROTC passes first official inspection

Nearly three years after winning the battle for their program's existence, Junior ROTC students at De Anza High cheered another victory last week after their 100-member unit passed their first official inspection. The young Air...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High alums to celebrate 50th anniversary with campus visit, party

Kennedy High graduates are in for a fun couple of days as they launch into celebrations for the school's 50th anniversary. A main event will be the all-years reunion being held Saturday at 7 p.m....
Target funds single-day rebuild of Richmond's Wendell Park

Target funding single-day rebuild of Wendell Park in Richmond

Target is set to bring a fleet of volunteers to a single-day renovation of Wendell Park in Richmond's North & East neighborhood on March 17. Members of the community are now being called upon to...

Help prep Nichol Park Ballfield for Little League season opener

With the Little League season opener occurring this Saturday, volunteers are being sought for a Friday evening cleanup of the Nichol Park Ballfield. The community cleanup will occur from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at...
Richmond Promise assisting students as application deadlines approach

Richmond Promise team aiding students ahead of application deadlines

As important deadlines loom, the Richmond Promise team has been working overtime to ensure high school seniors who live in the city and in North Richmond have help in filling out their financial aid...
Uber provides Richmond native with full scholarship to tech bootcamp

Uber gives Richmond native ‘full ride’ to tech bootcamp

An El Cerrito High alum has won a full scholarship from Uber to attend a coding and web development bootcamp in Miami called Ironhack. Diana Marie Lee, who grew up in Richmond, graduated from El...
Apply now for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship

Students celebrated after earning Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King Scholarships

Not long after immigrating to the U.S. from Nigeria, Christine Chinwuba (pictured above) suffered from an identity crisis. The Pinole Valley High senior struggled over whether to identify as "black or Nigerian." She felt "too...

Local students encouraged to apply for $1,000 Chevron Somos scholarships

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for $1,000 college scholarships from the Chevron Richmond Somos Diversity Network. The Somos Network is an organization of dedicated Latin American and Hispanic employees at Chevron who...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...