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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...
Skating great Alysa Liu one of four honored at Richmond State of City

Skating phenom Alysa Liu honored at Richmond State of City

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Richmond gleamed with Pride and Purpose Tuesday night, when Mayor Tom Butt honored four famous community members during his State of the City address. Among the special guests honored were...

Dog-friendly Richmond: Places to pal around with your pooch

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s well known for its miles and miles of bayside coastline and wandering hiking trails that are perfect for walks with your dog, but lesser known are some of the eating and...
National program aims to boost postsecondary student success in Richmond

Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

Middle College High was one of seven schools in Contra Costa County, and among 162 middle and high schools in the state, to be named as a 2019 Distinguished School by State Superintendent of...

Program coming to Richmond aims to help seniors stay in their homes

A pilot project that uses volunteers to help seniors remain in their own homes or apartments is coming to Richmond soon. The program, called Ashby Village, will be explained at a meeting on March 9...
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50 local industry professionals help judge WCCUSD STEM Fair

The East Bay is filled with scientists. For scientific proof of this, observe the judging portion of the annual West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Secondary STEM Fair. Last week, about 50 local professionals...
2 fast-charging hubs for electric vehicles coming soon to Richmond

2 fast-charge hubs for electric vehicles coming soon to Richmond

New fast-charging hubs for electric vehicles are coming this spring to two Richmond locations: In parking lots at Civic Center Plaza and near the RYSE Center, according to City Manager Carlos Martinez’s latest newsletter. It...

Summit K2 juniors channel Don Draper to effect change

Mad Men? Almost. Teen students at Summit K2 in El Cerrito recently exercised their inner Don Draper (the professional one, not the martini drinking one) in coming up with advertising pitches in their Advanced Placement...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...