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Richmond High robotics finishes 6th out of 60 teams in San Jose

The Richmond High robotics team, named "The Biomechs," finished 6th out of 60 teams at the recent Silicon Valley Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at San Jose State University’s Event Center, according to the West...
San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

San Pablo Library after-school program offers free meals till June

As part of an effort to feed children and extend their learning, the San Pablo Library is serving free after-school meals until school gets out this June, according to Bay City News. Meals will be...

New edible garden in Parchester Village to have lasting impact

Richmond’s Parchester Village is known as a food desert for its relative lack of access to healthy options. But an effort by a couple of clever do-gooders in the community aims to provide a little...

Bethune-Cookman University to hold College Info Day in Richmond

The community is invited to attend a free College Info Day at Easterhill United Methodist Church in Richmond, where Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) will be looking to enroll local students. The BCU Info Day, which may...

Richmond youth tour GitHub as part of STEM program

During a tour of the GitHub campus in San Francisco on Wednesday, Richmond girls got an up-close view of how technology professionals both work hard and play hard. The youth are members of the Beautiful...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Wilson Elementary relocating to Portola Middle temp campus in fall

On rainy days at the aging Wilson Elementary School campus at 629 42nd St. in Richmond, the 5th grade teacher stops lesson plans in order to place a bucket under a leak in the...
Chevron women executives hold STEM Party for local girls

Chevron women executives hold STEM Party for local girls

Rosie the Riveter must be proud. On Saturday, five female executives from Chevron met with 16 local middle school girls for a bonding session at Kennedy High. Multiple generations of women collaborated on various technical...
WCCUSD's new Mandarin language school gets first principal

WCCUSD’s new Mandarin language school gets first principal

Eric Peterson has been named principal of the West Contra Costa Unified School District's (WCCUSD) new Mandarin language school that is set to open in August. Peterson currently serves as the WCCUSD Director of Special...

Kenyatta Leal offers impassioned keynote at Chamber event

After receiving a prison sentence of 25 years to life under California's three-strikes law for possessing a firearm, Kenyatta Leal says he blamed pretty much everyone but himself. During an impassioned keynote address Wednesday at...
Richmond High students get special night at Hamilton musical

Local students get special night at Hamilton musical

How cool is this?   Three Richmond High seniors not only scored tickets to the Bay Area's hottest show, Hamilton: An American Musical -- they even graced the same stage, according to the West Contra Costa...

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New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante's diversity

New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante’s diversity

During frequent drives to the Sikh temple in El Sobrante over the last 18 years, Navneet Sandhu said he marveled at the...

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board...
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.