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Transforming lives, one bike at a time

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By Mike Aldax, Mike Kinney and Rafael Lima On MLK Jr. Day in Richmond, 15-year-old Dynel Bailey set out on a search for local underserved kids who lacked a bicycle. His goal? Bring them over to...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

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Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...

Public invited to discuss 2nd phase of Central Ave project

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Community members are encouraged to attend a discussion Thursday on the second phase of the Central Avenue at Interstate 80 Local Road Improvement Project, which aims to reduce traffic backups on the corridor. The meeting...

Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

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Four baseball fields at the Tara Hills Complex are undergoing repairs thanks to the charitable efforts of the nonprofit More Than A Game (MTAG) and partner companies. About 30 volunteers are working on the project...

Richmond raises Pan-African flag for Black History Month

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Richmond celebrated its inaugural raising of the Pan-African RBG Flag on the main flagpole at City Hall today. The flag raising followed a proclamation recognizing Black History Month at the Richmond City Council on Tuesday. The...
El Cerrito High's Jame Morehouse Project celebrates 20th anniversary

El Cerrito High’s wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,...

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RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

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By Mike Kinney RichmondBUILD is set to graduate Cohort 54 at the job training center's headquarters on July 26. The ceremony will run from 10 a.m....
Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

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By Kathy Chouteau The name of the game will be food, music and fun, when the “Vegan Pop-Up Market at Exit Now” returns Sun., July...

Richmond karaoke club proposal faces uphill battle

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The Richmond Police Department isn't singing the praises of a proposal to locate a karoke club in the Southwest Annex neighborhood. Applicant Tommy Cheng is...