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Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

Employers asked to offer local dads paid time off for taking kids to 1st...

Lovonya DeJean Middle School will take part in the Million Father March, a national effort that could be the nation's largest organized back-to-school initiative. The event will take place on Aug. 22, when men are...

Wells Fargo grant to help build rain gardens near local creeks

The community will band together to build rain gardens and restore habitat near local creeks thanks to a $55,000 grant from Wells Fargo. The bank gave a portion of a five-year, $15 million environmental grant...

Chevron sends 100 Richmond youth to practice at Oakland Coliseum

Back in the old days, Major League Baseball pitchers would wipe the sweat and grease from the back of their ears onto a baseball in order to impact the trajectory of pitches, former MLB...

Manzanita Charter set to return to original campus at St. Luke’s

Manzanita Charter Middle School is returning to its original campus in St. Luke's Methodist Church for the 2016-2017 school year, school officials announced. The middle school first opened its doors at St. Luke's at Barrett...

Great group effort revamps veteran’s venue

When it comes to strength in numbers, it might be hard to top the group volunteer effort taking place at the Veterans Resource Program at 934 Maine Ave. in Richmond. In an endeavor that...

Grassroots effort spurs new community clean up day

Local resident Garice Tate is looking for volunteers to make a big impact in the community later this month through the 1st Annual Rich City Clean Up Day. The event will debut Saturday, July 30,...

Mural project invites Richmond residents to get artsy

The San Francisco-based Create Peace Project will soon begin work on an amazing mural on Macdonald Avenue, and has invited the local community to take part. Backed by a small grant from the Richmond Arts...

Renaissance Center workshops teach tech tips

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond, 1500 Macdonald Ave., is hosting a pair of workshops aimed at self-starters hoping to build an online store or website. At just $25 a session, the programs target...

Reminder! ROP career-training registration ends July 13

The registration period for summer Regional Occupational Program classes ends at 5 p.m. on July 13. Community members interested in a career in the petrochemical industry are encouraged to sign up for the free program,...

WCCUSD students learn engineering skills at Cal State camp

Dozens of local high school students who are headed home from a weeklong engineering camp can not only say they've stayed in a college dorm, but also that they know how to build a...

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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...