Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Subscribe Now!

Name:*
E-mail:*
Zip Code:
Type the characters you see:

Community

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

Richmond nonprofit to hold backpack and school supplies giveaway on Saturday

A new, growing Richmond nonprofit called New Life Movement is holding a backpack and school supplies giveaway event this Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John...

Volunteers needed to distribute produce to low-income families in Richmond

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is seeking volunteers to help distribute fresh produce to low-income families and individuals in Richmond. Twice monthly at the Nevin Community Center at 598 Nevin Ave., volunteers...

Contra Costa College: still time to register for fall classes

Applications for new students and also registrations for returning students are still being accepted at Contra Costa College, according to school officials. Fall classes start on Friday, Aug. 12. "More than 500 courses have seats open,...

In Richmond, a modern approach to helping domestic violence victims

“Just imagine you are a victim of domestic violence, of sexual assault, of elder abuse, and you walk in here,” says Susun Kim, executive director of the Contra Costa Family Justice Alliance. “What do...

Woman anonymously drops off $2,000 cash donation at Salute e Vita Ristorante

Menbere Aklilu says a letter and generous gift dropped off anonymously at her Marina Bay restaurant last week brings her to tears every time she reads it. Owner of the popular Salute e Vita Ristorante,...

WCCUSD to hold public hearing on Adams Middle School property

The public will have a chance to be heard on Tuesday regarding the proposed sale of the former Adams Middle School in Richmond to a local charter school organization, which faces opposition from West...

CCC’s new Campus Center opens for classes Aug. 12

The folks at Contra Costa College are understandably excited about opening the new Campus Center next month. School officials posted the photo above on Facebook and said they will soon release videos of the $52...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

Employers asked to offer local dads paid time off for taking kids to 1st...

Lovonya DeJean Middle School will take part in the Million Father March, a national effort that could be the nation's largest organized back-to-school initiative. The event will take place on Aug. 22, when men are...

Wells Fargo grant to help build rain gardens near local creeks

The community will band together to build rain gardens and restore habitat near local creeks thanks to a $55,000 grant from Wells Fargo. The bank gave a portion of a five-year, $15 million environmental grant...

Chevron sends 100 Richmond youth to practice at Oakland Coliseum

Back in the old days, Major League Baseball pitchers would wipe the sweat and grease from the back of their ears onto a baseball in order to impact the trajectory of pitches, former MLB...

Latest Articles

Over 650 served at 71st Charles Reid Foundation Christmas Party

By Mike Kinney After 71 consecutive years, the Charles Reid Foundation Christmas Party hasn’t skipped a beat. Over 650 attendees received toys and clothing during the...
49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native's 4th annual toy drive

49ers, Giants greats join Richmond native’s annual toy drive

Thanks to Stephen Ashford's 4th annual toy drive, kids in need in Richmond and East Palo Alto will have some cheer this holiday season. The...
Bridge Holiday Open House delivers art, merriment and more

Bridge Holiday Open House delivers art, merriment and more

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace’s Holiday Open House and Block Party on Saturday touted “The More the Merrier” as its art exhibition mantra,...