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Local nonprofits recieve additional grants to connect youth with nature

Two Richmond nonprofits received a $100,000 investment from the George Miller Youth Fund that will be used to provide underserved local youth with opportunities to connect to nature, it was announced Thursday. The funds will...
WCCUSD superintendent calls for normal school hours on inauguration day Friday, safe spaces

Matthew Duffy to assume role as WCCUSD superintendent on July 6

Matthew Duffy became the ninth permanent superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District after the Board of Education approved his contract Wednesday night, the district announced. Duffy, who will succeed Dr. Bruce Harter,...

San Pablo mayor tours new Contra Costa College buildings

San Pablo Mayor Rich Kinney went on a tour of the new Contra Costa College campus facilities and was impressed by all, especially the new kitchen facilities that will be used by the school's...

Teens encouraged to attend free Mad City Money financial bootcamp

Local teens can get a head start at financial sustainability and success -- while also having fun -- at the free Mad City Money financial boot camp in Richmond on Thursday, June 30. The event,...

Montalvin Manor Elementary holds carnival to celebrate successes

Montalvin Manor Elementary School in San Pablo has had a lot to celebrate this year. The school was named a top Bay Area School for its success with low-income English language learners in the area...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD offering summertime meal sites for students

A school district program that aims to ensure no child goes hungry during the summer break starts today and runs through Aug. 17. The West Contra Costa Unified School District's Summer Food Service Program, which...

Richmond author to teach and research public health in Nigeria

Richmond resident and author Dr. Raymond Chimezie, who has promoted health education at schools in his local community as well as in Africa, has announced that he is headed to Nigeria on a Fulbright...

Richmond kids-turned-authors to exhibit their works at public reception

The Scribbler Artist Project, a clever program at Mira Vista Elementary School that we wrote about just after it launched earlier this year, has produced a whole lot of budding young authors. The project, a...

Richmond Promise ceremony honors hundreds of local students

Hundreds of high school seniors from Richmond brought their families to Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, setting in motion the promise of a college-going culture in the city. "I'm here to tell every single one...

Growing math club holds 2nd annual tournament

In its second year, this local middle school program has become something students can count on. The growing math club at Pinole Middle School that was spearheaded by a Chevron engineer and supported by the...

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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...