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College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

Richmond Promise application deadline is this Friday

The Richmond Promise Scholarship application is due this Friday, and there is still plenty of time for students to apply. Students needing help filling out the application can email info@richmondpromise.org and/or attend a last-minute deadline...
Atchison Park likely to be renamed 'Richard J. Boyd Park'

These 3 Richmond parks deserve ‘priority attention’

Following a community-led assessment of 25 Richmond parks in underserved neighborhoods, three have been selected as needing priority attention: Boorman Park, Richard J. Boyd Park (formerly known as Atchison) and Nicholl Park. This Saturday from...
Northland Sea Scouts to hold open house

Northland Sea Scouts to hold open house this Saturday

There’s plenty of history on the Richmond waterfront. The future is there, too. Richmond youth and their families are invited to the Northland Sea Scout open house event this Saturday, March 9. Up to 40 Sea Scouts...
Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Mayor’s State of the City warns of financial troubles ahead

Richmond’s financials are stable. The city saw growth last year in both property taxes (up $3.7 million last year) and sales taxes (up $1.9 million). Its bond rating has increased since souring in 2015....
Video! Tour Hilltop Mall's possible future

Video! Tour Hilltop Mall’s possible future

In August last year, we reported progress in the reinvention of The Shops at Hilltop, which received city approval to renovate the aging mall's exterior. It was one step in both shortterm and longterm plans...

Richmond teen reported missing

The community's help is sought in locating a teenager who hasn't been seen in a week. Julia Vogel-Holt, 16, of Richmond, was last seen when she went to bed in her room on Wednesday, Feb....

Mini storage/artist studios approved for 205 Cutting Blvd.

A proposal to construct a mini storage facility with artist studios at 205 Cutting Blvd. was approved by the Richmond Planning Commission last week. The proposal lured both supporters and opponents to Thursday's public hearing....
Free field trip program brings 800 kids to Richmond museum

Free field trip program brings 800 kids to Richmond museum

By Mike Kinney A new program offering free field trips to the Richmond Museum of History and SS Red Oak Victory has worked to educate hundreds of local youth. In a partnership with the West Contra...

A lasting tribute to an iconic Richmond postmaster

It was a beautiful tribute for the late longtime Richmond Postmaster Harold D. McCraw, Sr. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier hosted a renaming ceremony on Friday, Feb. 22, for the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin...

WCCUSD students inspire at Chevron Richmond scholarship ceremony

When Sukari Wright’s mother gave her The Dream Keeper by Langston Hughes, her life changed. The Middle College High senior was 12 years old at the time, and “it was the first book I...

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San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association registration opens

"The boys are back in town," says Athletic Director Andre Williams. The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association on Monday announced it has begun the registration...
Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau If an East Bay chocolate company’s sweet deal goes through, it plans to move to Richmond this summer. Corocao Confections—an Oakland-based chocolate manufacturing...

A community guide to understanding refinery flares

We recognize that the community is concerned with flaring and the noise and visual effects it may create. We have created this guide, with...