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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...
Richmond Bike to Work Day to include energizer stations, block party Thursday

Richmond Bike to Work Day to include energizer stations, block party

In celebration of Bike to Work Day 2017, eight energizer stations providing snacks, beverages and other goodies will be located throughout Richmond on Thursday, May 11. The city of Richmond is offering four energizer stations from...

Crowds pack 23rd St. for Cinco de Mayo festival

The 23rd Street corridor in Richmond held another colorful, festive and well-attended Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday. Although city officials have yet to peg a number on total attendance, a police spokesman said the...
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12th Peace & Unity Cinco de Mayo Parade brings color to community

The 12th Annual Peace & Unity Cinco de Mayo Parade brought an immense and diverse amount of color to Richmond and San Pablo on Saturday. The parade started at Barrett Avenue and 24th Street in...
Richmond advocate honored for long resume of community service

Richmond advocate honored for long resume of community service

Rodney "Alamo" Brown was honored during a youth conference at De Anza High last weekend for his long resume of community service in Richmond. Brown was presented with the John C. Maxwell Global Leadership Award during Saturday's...

College fair at Richmond middle school starts discussion early

How much does it cost, and do you need a 4.0 grade point average to get in? These were key questions posed by 8th grade students at DeJean Middle High School on Thursday, where a...
Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

The annual 23rd Street Cinco de Mayo Festival that draws about 100,000 residents and visitors to Richmond for a family-friendly good time may serve a far greater purpose this year: saving lives. At the daylong...

Local students headed to Women’s March in D.C. following essay contest

Twelve impressive middle school students from Caliber Schools in Richmond and Vallejo earned the opportunity to attend the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on Saturday after taking part in an essay contest. Thanks to philanthropic...

Spotlight: Community Giving

April 27th, 2017 Spotlight: Community Giving In 2016, Chevron contributed $6.3 million to local education, economy By: Mike Aldax ↓ By Mike Aldax Chevron Richmond contributed $6.3 million in 2016...
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WCCUSD buys 51 HP computers for Kennedy, De Anza tech academies

Wanda Gonzalez (above), a student in Kennedy High School's Information Technology Academy, stunned with her vocals on Thursday -- and there was plenty to sing about. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held...

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WCCUSD: 'Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins'

WCCUSD: ‘Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins’

"Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins!" That was the message today from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which posted images on social...
Contra Costa County extends eviction moratorium for renters impacted by COVID-19

Protections for renters in Contra Costa County extended

Contra Costa County and the cities of Richmond and San Pablo have passed additional protections for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the...
Rep. DeSaulnier back to work after surviving ‘medical miracle’

Rep. DeSaulnier back to work after surviving ‘medical miracle’

By Kathy Chouteau Rep. Mark DeSaulnier announced his expectations for a “full recovery” from pneumonia and his plans to resume his Congressional duties in a...