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Richmond one of seven U.S. cities awarded grant to revitalize neighborhoods

Nonprofits, public agencies can tap Feb. 5 training on volunteer team building in Richmond

Local nonprofits and public agencies can benefit from learning how to effectively recruit, manage and motivate volunteers who are often their lifeblood. That's why the Volunteer Center of the East Bay (VCEB) is encouraging local...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

St. David School to hold open house Sunday, financial aid session Wednesday

St. David School is holding an open house for prospective students and their families on Sunday. The open house will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the school, located at at 871 Sonoma...
School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

The community is encouraged to offer input on a proposal to rename Samuel Gompers High School after well regarded local school administrator Sylvester Greenwood. Public meetings will be held Monday at Pinole Middle School Library,...

Jael Myrick named Richmond’s vice mayor for 2015

Richmond councilmember Jael Myrick, a rising star in local politics, has been named vice mayor of the city for 2015. At Tuesday's council meeting, Councilmember Nat Bates nominated Myrick to assume the yearlong post and...
Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Along with a large volunteer effort along Richmond Greenway Monday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, middle school and high school students can get free admission to the film Selma...
Kennedy High School rooms ransacked, valuables taken, in heartless burglary

Kennedy High seeking speakers for career event on Jan. 21

Kennedy High is seeking speakers for its "Career, College Changing our Community" program on Jan. 21, a student sponsored event aiming to get young people college and career ready. Richmond professionals from diverse careers as...
Job seekers encouraged to attend career expo at Richmond Memorial Convention Center Sept. 30

North Richmond residents can apply for $14 an hour career-training positions

North Richmond residents are encouraged to apply for one of two job openings that would allow them the opportunity to help improve their neighbors’ health. Community Energy Services Corporation (CESC), which through a Chevron Richmond-funded...
Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian College Preparatory is set to host its 50th annual Golden Jubilee Crab Feed on Friday and Saturday, a renowned all-you-can-eat fundraiser for the school. Tickets are $50 per person for the event, which will...
80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

80 college scholarships being offered to eligible WCCUSD seniors

Current high school seniors attending a West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) school are encouraged to apply for one of up to 80 college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, according to Ed...

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Proposed Richmond business tax change faces pushback

Richmond council places business tax change on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to place a measure on the November ballot to change the city's business tax structure despite vehement opposition...
Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...