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Matt Lewis addressing Richmond perception with pride, purpose

Matt Lewis addressing Richmond perception with pride, purpose

When Matt Lewis is out of town promoting all that Richmond has to offer, he meets people with two widely different perspectives: Those who have been to Richmond, and those who have not. While those...
WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

Superintendente de WCCUSD: “Estamos con” quienes han sido afectados por el término de DACA

by Matt Duffy, Superintendent, West Contra Costa Unified School District , el presidente Donald Trump tomó una acción que impactará directamente a algunos de los miembros más vulnerables de nuestra comunidad al terminar el programa...
Salute's to donate 100-percent of Friday sales to assist fire victims

Richmond restaurant owner delivers check for hurricane relief

Today, Menbere Aklilu, owner of the Salute E Vita restaurant in Marina Bay, presented a check to Richmond Mayor Tom Butt for $13,298.71 at Richmond City Hall. That check will be delivered to the American...
Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Pedestrian safety improvements may soon be coming to Lincoln Elementary in Richmond. The school at 29 6th St. has been recommended by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) as one of the county's slate of projects...
Salesian's James Akinjo set to make college decision today

Salesian’s James Akinjo headed to UConn

James Akinjo, the 6-foot point guard from North Richmond, announced Monday he is headed to the University of Connecticut, a school he visited on a recruiting trip over the weekend. The Salesian Pride standout's top...
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Video: North & East Neighborhood Council’s 26th Annual Picnic

By Mike Kinney The North & East Neighborhood Council's 26th annual picnic at Burg Park on Saturday, Sept. 9 was right on beat, as shown in our video from the event. Several hundred people attended the...
Youth, particularly in urban areas, don't get enough exposure to nature, which is vital for physical and mental development and allows them to understand the importance of stewardship of the earth, according to the parents group.

Mira Vista parents fundraising to send students on nature trip

Parents at Richmond’s Mira Vista School are encouraging the community to donate toward an effort to send fourth graders on a 3-day environmental education trip. Their goal is to send students from the low-income school,...
Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your School de Chevron

Se Incentiva a Maestros y Maestras a Aplicar para Subvenciones del Programa Fuel Your...

¡Llamando a todos los maestros y maestras de escuelas públicas locales! A partir del viernes 1 de septiembre, se puede aplicar en línea y solicitar subvenciones para llevar a cabo proyectos educativos en las...

Richmond Sea Scouts recruiting new members, holding fundraiser

The Richmond Sea Scouts program for ages 13 to 18 is recruiting new members. The local program is also holding an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 9, for just $15 per person...
Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

Programa de Reparaciones Gratuitas para Adultos Mayores Ahora en San Pablo

El programa de Rotary Home Team, que provee asistencia a adultos mayores con reparaciones domésticas comunes, será ofrecido a los residentes de San Pablo a partir del 30 de Septiembre. El programa, que se extendió...

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Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

By Kathy Chouteau On Wednesday, a new addition embarked on a trek to come aboard Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship. A 40,000-pound World War II U.S....
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

By Kathy Chouteau A veritable “Battle of the Mayors” is underway in the East Bay and you can help Richmond “win.” Richmond Mayor Tom Butt has...
Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Two local high school students won gold medals and scholarships in the NAACP ACTSO competition, and will now represent Richmond in a national competition...