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Chevron Richmond donates $30K to WCCUSD distance learning initiatives

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board of Education in a community conversation on ways to better...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application process is currently open, with a...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores. That includes the store at the Macdonald 80 Shopping...
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

Richmond’s finest, bravest to be honored at awards dinner

The community is invited to honor some of Richmond's bravest and finest at the annual City of Richmond Public Safety Awards Dinner on Friday, March 1. The event, presented...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering 'Big Love' adoptions discount

Contra Costa Animal Services offering ‘Big Love’ adoptions discount

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions of all animals starting today through Feb. 28 "in an effort to help Bay Area residents and families find love this Valentine’s...

County hosting teacher recruitment fair on Feb. 23

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is set to hold its annual Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23. The free event will run from 9...

Richmond pools now offer ‘Little Splashers’ class

A new swim class offered at Richmond pools is adorably called "Little Splashers." It's a drop-in class, no registration required, offered twice weekly to youth ages 6 months to...
Developers propose up to 2,300 housing units for Point Molate

Developers propose up to 2,000 housing units for Point Molate

A brewery. A hotel. A ferry dock. An artist’s village. A town square. At Richmond City Council Tuesday, ideas pitched by four developers for the future of Point Molate...

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Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first...
Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Firefighters Local 188 recently reunited with a baby its members helped deliver last October, according to a post by the firefighters...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

Want to work for the City of San Pablo? Attend virtual hiring fair

A virtual hiring fair scheduled for this Wednesday aims to attract candidates for jobs working for the City of San Pablo, according to San...