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Marshawn Lynch attends 'Every Kid in a Park' event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch attends ‘Every Kid in a Park’ event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch digs national parks, too. The Richmond resident and star NFL running back greeted 4th graders from Peres Elementary Wednesday morning at Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park. The event was part...
More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 high school seniors at 16 schools turned in completed Richmond Promise applications prior to the March 17 deadline. In less than two months since the program’s launch, 69 Kennedy High seniors who...

Contra Costa College’s successful warehouse training program near end of 3-year grant

Inside the spacious former auto body repair shop at 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue last Tuesday, forklifts and containers were pushed aside to make way for folding tables topped by resumes. Just like that, the...
Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Community invited to help enhance North Richmond Ball Field on March 31

The community is invited to help local youth aesthetically enhance the North Richmond Ball Field on March 31. Students from Richmond elementary, middle and high schools will paint and mulch at the ball field near...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Supervisor Gioia reports on Contra Costa College president search, Richmond Promise deadline

by Supervisor John Gioia, Some important dates concerning education in West County are coming up: * There will be a public forum at noon on Thursday, March 3 to hear from the Contra Costa Community College...

Richmond Promise Scholarship Program to officially launch at Kennedy High event Tuesday

Officials with the city of Richmond, Chevron and West Contra Costa Unified are set to gather at Kennedy High on Tuesday to officially launch the $35 million Richmond Promise Scholarship Program, which will provide...

Fundraiser launched for Richmond High’s woefully underfunded music program

Community advocate Cesar Zepeda has organized a fundraiser to purchase musical instruments for Richmond High's woefully underfunded music program. The Contra Costa Times was the first media outlet to report on the online fundraising effort,...
Richmond group sets goal to plant 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Cesar Chavez Day

Richmond group sets goal to plant 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Cesar...

The community is invited to help plant as many as 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Thursday, which is Cesar Chavez Day. The tree-planting will run from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Curry...
For 10th birthday, newly adopted Richmond girl cuts hair to benefit cancer-stricken children

For 10th birthday, newly adopted Richmond girl cuts hair to benefit cancer-stricken children

Nancy Rodriguez is amazed that a 10-year-old girl can be as wise and as selfless as her newly adopted daughter, Cristal. About a month after Cristal moved in with her new legal guardians -- after...
Grand opening for renovated John F. Kennedy Park set for Saturday afternoon

Grand opening for renovated John F. Kennedy Park set for Saturday afternoon

The community is invited to a grand opening event for John F. Kennedy Park, which residents banded together to rebuild at a single-day volunteer event last fall. The park renovation wasn't quite finished on that...

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SF man arrested in Richmond for threatening mass shooting at GoDaddy

A San Francisco man was arrested at a home at an undisclosed location in Richmond on Tuesday following allegations that he threatened to carry...

Arturo Cruz selected as San Pablo’s first Latino mayor

San Pablo not only has a new mayor. The 71-year-old city also has its first Latino mayor. Arturo Cruz, first elected to council in 2016,...

Bridge Storage and ArtSpace’s holiday schedule a gift to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is bringing on the merry this holiday season with an assortment of upcoming festivities scheduled throughout December at...