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Women professionals take time out to mentor Rosie’s Girls campers

By Camilo Vilaseca Channeling the spirit of Rosie the Riveter on Wednesday, middle-school age girls taking part in the Rosie’s Girls camp met with female firefighters, engineers, toolmakers, pipe experts and other members of professions...
El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

The community is in mourning following the death of El Cerrito High football coach and athletic director George Austin. Austin died early Wednesday. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the coach had complained about having...
Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

The Richmond waterfront and surrounding communities are known for having some of the best Independence Day celebrations. They are anchored by a rare treat that happens once annually: a free performance by the Oakland Symphony...
Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

New basketball courts at John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park in Richmond are now  funded, and the Shields-Reid Community Center is set to get a bike and pump repair station, as part of...

Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses upon opportunity and education. Together, we began to reach out...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Sales tax, property tax, assessments, federal,...
Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth ages 13-18 are encouraged to register for free coding sessions being offered next week at the Apple store at 5640 Bay St. in Emeryville. The Onyx Scholars Codethon will instruct youth in coding...

Graduados de ROP preparan para sus gran futuros

Más de 60 estudiantes están preparando para su graduación del Programa Regional de Empleo (ROP), pero todavía no pueden celebrar. En las últimas semanas, los graduados han perfeccionado sus habilidades con entrevistas simuladas con empleados...
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ROP grads prepare for bright futures

Another 60-plus diligent students are set to graduate next week from the award-winning Regional Occupational Program(ROP), but there's little time for these grads to suffer from senioritis. In the last two weeks, the...

Community invited to use Fab Lab at Kennedy High this summer

This summer, community members are invited to use the digital modeling and fabrication equipment provided at the relatively new Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High, 4300 Cutting Blvd. On 10 dates from July 6 to...

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Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

An annual pledge to diversity and inclusion is taking place in Richmond this month with the raising of the Juneteenth and LGBT Pride flags...
FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

The FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a white van used in the shooting of two federal officers...
Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of local librarians, activists and community members are protesting possible cuts to Richmond Public Libraries’ services as it considers how...