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Richmond Promise program seeks Development & Communications Director

Richmond Promise 2017 to launch Oct. 3 with student and family workshop

The application process for the Richmond Promise Scholarship Program -- which provides all high school seniors who are Richmond and North Richmond residents up to $1,500 per year for college, along with a support...

Hilltop Mall National Chess Day tourney set for Oct. 8

A community chess tournament set for Hilltop Mall on Oct. 8 will raise funds for the "Chess in Richmond's Schools Program." The Speed Chess Tournament is set to take place inside the mall near JC...

Richmond nonprofit seeks community’s help in building a new playground

A Richmond nonprofit just launched what it hopes will become a community effort to rebuild its playground for local youth. On Tuesday, several volunteers from Chevron Richmond went to Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa...

St. David’s 11th Annual Fall Festival set for Saturday

St. David School in Richmond is holding its ultra-fun Fall Festival this Saturday. The free annual event will run from noon to 6 p.m. at the school, located at 871 Sonoma St. The festival will feature...

New Richmond library program has kids reading to therapy dogs

The Richmond Public Library is offering an Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) program that has children reading to a trained therapy dog for 20 minutes, "a proven method for improving reading fluency and confidence," according...

School garden aims to grow Halloween pumpkin for every student

Urban Tilth, which operates more than a half-dozen local school and community gardens and small urban farms, has announced an effort at the Verde Elementary Partnership Garden to send every student at the school...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

League of Women Voters to hold WCCUSD board candidate forums

The community will have a chance to hear from the seven candidates running for two seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election via...

Arbor Day to add up to 40 new street trees – and a mural...

An Arbor Day event in Richmond next month will lead to the planting of as many as 40 street trees, according to Richmond Trees, which announced the Arbor Day celebration in its latest newsletter. Local...

Local students encouraged to attend free Cash for College workshops

Local high school students are encouraged to attend one of a number of free Cash for College workshops next month, where they can receive help in filling out their federal financial aid applications. Such workshops...

Calling all teachers! Chevron’s Fuel Your School program is back

Local teachers needing extra funds to carry out educational classroom projects are encouraged to participate in the Chevron Fuel Your School Program, which has returned for a seventh straight year. The Fuel Your School program...

Latest Articles

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...