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Richmond artist/illustrator helping young students illustrate, publish own books

Richmond artist/illustrator helping young students illustrate, publish own books

A budding Richmond artist and illustrator who created the children's book, I Can't, has launched a clever project at a local elementary school where she teaches young people how to produce -- and publish...
St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School in Richmond to hold silent auction this Saturday

St. David School, a pre-K through 8th grade school at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond, is set to host its Silent Auction this Saturday. The adult-only event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at...
Chess prodigy coming to Richmond Public Library

New service lets residents earn high school diplomas at Richmond Public Library

Richmond Public Library is offering qualified local residents a chance to earn their accredited high school diplomas online while receiving guidance toward their career path as part of a new service. The public library announced...
WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

WCCUSD’s All District Music Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium Thursday

The community is invited to attend the WCCUSD All District Music Festival on Thursday, March 3, starting at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza. The concert will feature student vocalists...
Marshawn Lynch attends 'Every Kid in a Park' event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch attends ‘Every Kid in a Park’ event in Richmond

Marshawn Lynch digs national parks, too. The Richmond resident and star NFL running back greeted 4th graders from Peres Elementary Wednesday morning at Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park. The event was part...
More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 students complete Richmond Promise scholarship applications

More than 450 high school seniors at 16 schools turned in completed Richmond Promise applications prior to the March 17 deadline. In less than two months since the program’s launch, 69 Kennedy High seniors who...

Contra Costa College’s successful warehouse training program near end of 3-year grant

Inside the spacious former auto body repair shop at 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue last Tuesday, forklifts and containers were pushed aside to make way for folding tables topped by resumes. Just like that, the...
Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Community invited to help enhance North Richmond Ball Field on March 31

The community is invited to help local youth aesthetically enhance the North Richmond Ball Field on March 31. Students from Richmond elementary, middle and high schools will paint and mulch at the ball field near...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

Supervisor Gioia reports on Contra Costa College president search, Richmond Promise deadline

by Supervisor John Gioia, Some important dates concerning education in West County are coming up: * There will be a public forum at noon on Thursday, March 3 to hear from the Contra Costa Community College...

Richmond Promise Scholarship Program to officially launch at Kennedy High event Tuesday

Officials with the city of Richmond, Chevron and West Contra Costa Unified are set to gather at Kennedy High on Tuesday to officially launch the $35 million Richmond Promise Scholarship Program, which will provide...

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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...