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Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker III to hold free camp for local kids in June

Kenneth Walker, an alum of both Kennedy High and UCLA and star athlete at both schools, was signed late last month as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars. But don't worry, the oft-charitable...
Serra Adult School supporters rally against school's planned relocation

Serra Adult School supporters rally against proposed relocation

by Mike Kinney Staff, teachers, students and supporters of Serra Adult School are opposing a proposal by the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) to relocate their school’s programs to make room for the...
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Richmond celebrates Bike to Work Day 2017

At Macdonald Avenue and Key Boulevard Thursday morning, more than 30 cyclists stopped at an "energizer station" within a 45-minute time-span. They were participating in the nationally celebrated Bike to Work Day 2017, which encourages...

Festival de Richmond Cinco de Mayo fue éxito para la comunidad

El domingo pasado, la calle 23 en Richmond fue el escenario de la celebración de Cinco de Mayo. El festival tomo lugar entre Clinton y Rheem en la calle 23, y el clima cálido...
Nonprofits have until May 18 to apply for San Pablo youth-focused funds

Nonprofits have until May 18 to apply for San Pablo youth-focused funds

Nonprofits and public agencies have until 5 p.m. on May 18 to submit applications for funds offered through the City of San Pablo Team for Youth program. This is the 4th application funding cycle for...
Spring Fling livens up East Richmond Heights

Spring Fling livens up East Richmond Heights

By Zach Chouteau A bustling Spring Fling BBQ celebration on the afternoon of Sunday, May 7, brought about 100 residents of East Richmond Heights for a neighborhood bash highlighted by fantastic pot-luck food and an...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

High school students are encouraged to attend a Building & Construction Trades Career Fair on Saturday, May 20 at Lovonya DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond. The free fair, which runs from 11...
De Anza High graduate a keynote speaker at Richmond youth summit on Wednesday

Inspiring De Anza High grad to speak at Richmond youth summit

Robin Lόpez was once like many of his peers growing up in Richmond and San Pablo, suffering from what he called a "misguided trajectory." But the 28-year-old De Anza High graduate has since become an...
Betty Reid Soskin to receive honorary degree from Mills College

Betty Reid Soskin to receive honorary degree from Mills College

Mills College is set to award an honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters degree to Betty Reid Soskin during the school's 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 13. Soskin, 95, of Richmond, is the nation's oldest...

Richmond resident turns barren public spaces into wildflower oases

Every day for the last 15 years, retired Richmond chemist Gil Patchett has battled weeds, litter and illegal dumping on two public spaces near the elevated BART tracks and his home. It's all for a...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...