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

Richmond: Play chess while helping to spruce up downtown park

The community is invited to a fun Earth Day event in downtown Richmond next month, when residents are invited to play chess and help spruce up the park at Macdonald Ave. and Harbour Way. Volunteers...
St. Paul School now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year

St. Paul School now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year

St. Paul School is now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year. The Catholic school at 1825 Church Lane in San Pablo offers a rigorous, challenging, well-rounded, creative and faith-based education to children from Preschool through...
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Grant Elementary’s spring cleaning thanks to parents, nonprofit

It wasn't just people power. It was parent power. Parents of children from Grant Elementary at 2400 Downer Ave. in Richmond teamed with the nonprofit West County Digs, which supports educational school gardens, to spruce...

Girls Inc. offering adventurous 10-week summer camp

Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County is offering a fun-filled 10-week summer camp that includes an educational theme every week and field trips to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an A's game, Jelly Belly...
Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Christopher Dolan, a seventh-grader at Pinole Middle School, knows very well what it means to be a peaceful warrior. "A peaceful warrior is someone that is mentally strong and willing to stand up for the...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Application deadline approaching for Chevron Somos Network college scholarship

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for $1,000 college scholarships from the Chevron Richmond Somos Diversity Network. Eligible high school seniors can apply HERE for the Somos Scholarship. The application deadline is Friday,...
Sims Metal to host town hall to discuss Jan. 30 fire

Richmond offering spring break camps for youth

Richmond is offering a number of spring break camp options for youth ages 6-12. The spring break will occur from Monday to Friday, April 3-7. The May Valley Community Center at 3530 Morningside Drive will offer an...
Volunteers sought for Richmond Trees planting event this Saturday

Volunteers sought for Richmond Trees planting event this Saturday

The community organization Richmond Trees is holding a volunteer tree planting event this Saturday, March 25. Volunteers are asked to meet at Burg Park, 2951 Clinton Ave., on Saturday at 9 a.m. for a planting...
Temple Beth Hillel member to discuss adventures volunteering on Israeli military base

Temple Beth Hillel member to discuss volunteer work on Israeli military base

Veteran local attorney and community advocate David A. Brown will recall his adventures while volunteering on an Israel Defense Forces base during a breakfast event at Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond this Sunday, March...
De Anza Tech Academy holding Free Fix Day for community members

College reps to visit De Anza High for ‘HBCU Pop-Up Tour’ Tuesday

Local students have an opportunity to learn more about historically-black colleges and universities (HBCU) during an informational event at De Anza High on Tuesday. Held by Onyx Scholar Program, the event runs from 9 a.m....

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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.