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View the latest community-related news in Richmond, CA.

Great group effort revamps veteran’s venue

When it comes to strength in numbers, it might be hard to top the group volunteer effort taking place at the Veterans Resource Program at 934 Maine Ave. in Richmond. In an endeavor that...

Grassroots effort spurs new community clean up day

Local resident Garice Tate is looking for volunteers to make a big impact in the community later this month through the 1st Annual Rich City Clean Up Day. The event will debut Saturday, July 30,...

Mural project invites Richmond residents to get artsy

The San Francisco-based Create Peace Project will soon begin work on an amazing mural on Macdonald Avenue, and has invited the local community to take part. Backed by a small grant from the Richmond Arts...

Renaissance Center workshops teach tech tips

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Richmond, 1500 Macdonald Ave., is hosting a pair of workshops aimed at self-starters hoping to build an online store or website. At just $25 a session, the programs target...

Reminder! ROP career-training registration ends July 13

The registration period for summer Regional Occupational Program classes ends at 5 p.m. on July 13. Community members interested in a career in the petrochemical industry are encouraged to sign up for the free program,...

WCCUSD students learn engineering skills at Cal State camp

Dozens of local high school students who are headed home from a weeklong engineering camp can not only say they've stayed in a college dorm, but also that they know how to build a...

REI-funded grant to send local youth kayaking this summer

A $44,000 grant funded by Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) will send local youth kayaking this summer as part of a broader effort to connect underserved communities to water sports and recreation activities. Such activities "have...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

Local schools get new principals, including El Cerrito High

Edith Jordan-McCormick, an El Cerrito resident and public elementary school principal in San Francisco, was appointed principal at El Cerrito High School, the West Contra Costa Unified School District announced Wednesday. Jordan-McCormick has held the...

Richmond middle school teacher launches fundraiser for student field trips

A proactive 7th and 8th grades history teacher at Manzanita Public Charter Middle School in Richmond has launched a fundraiser in order to take her students on field trips next school year. "Some trips include...

Rev. Jesse Jackson initiative to equip Richmond church with tech lab

A technology lab is slated to open in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond, according to an article by USA Today, which reported about an initiative by Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition that aims...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...