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El Cerrito High's Jame Morehouse Project celebrates 20th anniversary

El Cerrito High’s wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary

The James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High, a wellness center providing on-campus access to medical and dental services, counseling, and youth development services, enjoyed a 20th anniversary celebration on Thursday. "During the celebration, ECHS...
Mobile farmers' market routes resume in Richmond, San Pablo next month

Mobile farmers’ market routes set to resume in Richmond, San Pablo

The Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers' Market will return from the winter break to its Richmond route starting Wednesday, Feb. 13 and will serve the same stops as last year with roughly the same timetable....
WCCUSD to host teacher recruitment fair

WCCUSD to host teacher recruitment fair

Recently approved pay hikes for teachers has the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) hopeful to see an increase in prospective educators interested in joining the district. This Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m....
Competitors at Richmond chess tourney range in age from 6 to 78

Competitors at Richmond chess tourney range in age from 6 to 78

In what may be the city’s most age-diverse competition, 44 players spanning from ages 6 to 78 years old participated in the 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess Tournament in Richmond on Saturday. The...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Richmond Public Library launches new, free online training courses

The Richmond Public Library is launching new and free online training courses run by Knowledge City, according to Mayor Tom Butt. With over 13,000 online videos, Knowledge City offers timely online training in business, computer,...

No injuries in North Richmond garage fire today

All occupants escaped unharmed from a house fire in North Richmond today, according to Local 188, the union representing Richmond firefighters. The mid-afternoon fire sent firefighters to a home near 3rd Street and Chesley Avenue. "Within...
Richmond police chief warns about rising costs for officers at schools, events

School resource officer program facing funding cuts

The program that staffs police officers at local schools and school events will face significant funding restraints in the near future, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown states in a report set to be discussed...
Richmond Plunge set to reopen on Feb. 1

Richmond Plunge set to reopen on Feb. 1

The Richmond Plunge is set to reopen after undergoing repairs for the last five months. A celebration reception for the reopening has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at...
Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Need compost for your garden? Republic Services is set to launch a new compost giveaway program for West Contra Costa residents. Starting Feb. 6 and each first Wednesday of the month thereafter, West County households can...
More details released about tomorrow's big Education Fair

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...

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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.
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.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.