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San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

As part of an effort to feed children and extend their learning, the San Pablo Library is serving free after-school meals until school gets out this June, according to Bay City News. Meals will be...

New edible garden in Parchester Village to have lasting impact

Richmond’s Parchester Village is known as a food desert for its relative lack of access to healthy options. But an effort by a couple of clever do-gooders in the community aims to provide a little...

Bethune-Cookman University to hold College Info Day in Richmond

The community is invited to attend a free College Info Day at Easterhill United Methodist Church in Richmond, where Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) will be looking to enroll local students. The BCU Info Day, which may...

Richmond youth tour GitHub as part of STEM program

During a tour of the GitHub campus in San Francisco on Wednesday, Richmond girls got an up-close view of how technology professionals both work hard and play hard. The youth are members of the Beautiful...
Richmond school will be renamed after former First Lady Michelle Obama

Wilson Elementary relocating to Portola Middle temp campus in fall

On rainy days at the aging Wilson Elementary School campus at 629 42nd St. in Richmond, the 5th grade teacher stops lesson plans in order to place a bucket under a leak in the...
Chevron women executives hold STEM Party for local girls

Chevron women executives hold STEM Party for local girls

Rosie the Riveter must be proud. On Saturday, five female executives from Chevron met with 16 local middle school girls for a bonding session at Kennedy High. Multiple generations of women collaborated on various technical...
WCCUSD's new Mandarin language school gets first principal

WCCUSD’s new Mandarin language school gets first principal

Eric Peterson has been named principal of the West Contra Costa Unified School District's (WCCUSD) new Mandarin language school that is set to open in August. Peterson currently serves as the WCCUSD Director of Special...

Kenyatta Leal offers impassioned keynote at Chamber event

After receiving a prison sentence of 25 years to life under California's three-strikes law for possessing a firearm, Kenyatta Leal says he blamed pretty much everyone but himself. During an impassioned keynote address Wednesday at...
Richmond High students get special night at Hamilton musical

Local students get special night at Hamilton musical

How cool is this?   Three Richmond High seniors not only scored tickets to the Bay Area's hottest show, Hamilton: An American Musical -- they even graced the same stage, according to the West Contra Costa...

Richmond: Play chess while helping to spruce up downtown park

The community is invited to a fun Earth Day event in downtown Richmond next month, when residents are invited to play chess and help spruce up the park at Macdonald Ave. and Harbour Way. Volunteers...

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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...