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

This Richmond mom has moved mountains to support charter schools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzIDxLEzMzk A Richmond mother of three is credited with helping launch two middle schools, vigorously advocating for inclusion of charter schools in the Richmond Promise scholarship program, and taking just two weeks to corral 220...
Chess prodigy coming to Richmond Public Library

Richmond Public Library offering six-week S.A.T preparation workshop to local youth

Local youth anxious about the S.A.T. college admission test will rest easier when they're prepared. College-bound students in West Contra Costa County are encouraged to apply for the Richmond Public Library Teen Services' 19th annual...
Salesian announces 25th annual golf tournament fundraiser supporting disadvantaged students

Salesian announces 25th annual golf tournament fundraiser supporting disadvantaged students

The 25th annual Salesian Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 2 at the Richmond Country Club, the school announced Tuesday. Proceeds from the event will support scholarships for disadvantaged students to attend the...

Richmond’s St. David School hosting open house Jan. 31

St. David School at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond is holding an open house for prospective students and their parents on Jan. 31 from noon to 2 p.m. The school is enrolling grades pre-K through...
Program sending Richmond High students to Washington D.C. achieves fundraising goal

Program sending Richmond High students to Washington D.C. achieves fundraising goal

With donations from individuals, a couple of 23rd Street businesses and a $14,154 contribution from the City of San Pablo, a 14-year-old program sending Richmond High students to an educational trip in Washington D.C....

Video! Washington Elementary garden program provides nutritious education

The two thriving gardens at Washington Elementary School in Point Richmond bear fruit both literally and educationally, but few have captured their overall value quite like the expert who runs them, Garden Education Specialist...

Five WCCUSD teachers win 2016 Teaching Excellence Award

Give the five teachers pictured an emphatic high-five the next time you see them. They were recently named by the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund as 2016 Teaching Excellence Award winners for their daily...
Community invited to All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds supporting Salesian College Preparatory

Community invited to All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feeds supporting Salesian College Preparatory

The 51st Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed is set to take place this Friday and Saturday at the Salesian College Preparatory gymnasium and benefits the top-notch school. The events, which starts at 7 p.m. Friday and...
Richmond High program sending students on educational Washington D.C. trip short on funding

Richmond High program that sends students to Washington D.C. short on funds

A 14-year-old program that sends Richmond High students to Washington D.C. to experience government in action has endured a funding shortfall this year, and the community is encouraged to help with donations. Since 2001, Richmond...

Chevron takes Richmond students to Super Bowl City STEM Zone

As usual, Wednesday morning class was in session for 25 eighth graders from Richmond's Lovonya DeJean Middle School, except this time their textbooks were replaced by footballs, and their classroom was moved across the...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

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...