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

Kiwanis Club of Richmond invites new business owners, residents to join

Little League players have clean fields thanks to Kiwanis Richmond volunteers

In honor of Kiwanis One Day on Saturday, an international day of service, members of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond helped the city spruce up the fields at Nicholl Park for the Little League...

Contra Costa County campaign promotes new rating system for child care programs

You will be seeing these adorable and clever ads in both Spanish and English on buses, transit shelters, supermarket carts and all over social media. It is part of a widespread campaign being launched in...
Richmond Promise ED faces tight deadline to sign kids up; touts program's bright future

Richmond Promise ED promociona el brillante futuro del programa mientras se aproxima el plazo...

Dejando de lado el clima, Jessie Stewart dice que ve muchas similitudes entre las ciudades de Richmond y Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ello es una excelente noticia para Richmond. Stewart, nacida y criada en Kalamazoo, tiene una increíble...

Richmond Fab Lab garners national award

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) won a national award for installing the largest digital fabrication laboratory on a K-12 school campus in the U.S. The 4000-square-foot Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High...

San Pablo Baseball Association launches online fundraiser, seeks sponsor for 2016 season

The San Pablo Baseball Association is seeking a sponsor for its 2016 season and has launched a gofundme fundraiser aiming to raise $10,000. All funds raised will provide local inner-city youth from San Pablo, Richmond,...
Richmond Promise ED faces tight deadline to sign kids up; touts program's bright future

Richmond Promise ED touts program’s bright future as deadline looms for signups

Setting aside the weather, Jessie Stewart says she sees a lot of similarities between the cities of Richmond and Kalamazoo, Mich. That’s very good news for Richmond. Stewart, who was born and raised in Kalamazoo, has...

Ballerina’s bequest to enhance education for WCCUSD students

A former ballerina and well-respected West Contra Costa Unified educator has left a legacy that will benefit students in the district where she taught for many years. The Ed Fund, which serves public education in...

Sleep Train commercial inspires 6-year-old Richmond boy’s charity effort

The Sleep Train commercial requesting donations benefiting foster children can really get in your head. But for a 6-year-old Richmond boy, the commercial's slogan -- "Not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can...
Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Hundreds of Richmond residents celebrated Cesar Chavez Day Thursday by working to beautify the city. In at least three separate locations across the city, adult and student volunteers picked up trash bags, planted redwood trees...
Lincoln Elementary pedestrian safety improvements recommended for funding

Pedestrian safety projects near four Richmond elementary schools moving forward

A mostly federally-funded project to enhance pedestrian safety near four Richmond elementary schools is moving forward after Richmond City Council approved awarding a contract to Ghilotti Bros., Inc. The street improvements include new safety signs, in-roadway...

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Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...
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Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to...