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

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

Candidates for WCCUSD board of education seats to participate in three public forums

The 10 candidates running for seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election have been invited to participate in a series of three...
Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT should apply for youth academy

Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT can apply for youth academy

The Richmond Fire Department released a statement Tuesday night encouraging local high school students to join the Richmond Youth Academy, which can help prepare them for such careers as a firefighter, emergency medical technician,...
Chess prodigy coming to Richmond Public Library

Volunteers sought to read to children at Richmond Public Library this summer

Adults and teen volunteers are needed to read to children this summer at The Richmond Public Library. The Richmond Summer Reading Heroes program runs from June 16 through Aug. 12 and is a way to...
Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But the hard work is paying off for Hercules High senior Joseph Fortuna and fellow classmates...
Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

Salesian senior wins first individual NCS tennis title in school’s 55-year history

On May 9, Dominic Tu became Salesian's first student-athlete to win an individual North Coast Section (NCS) tennis title in the school's 55-year history. The unseeded Tu defeated his No. 2-seeded Cardinal Newman opponent 6-2, 6-4...
Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian's International Student Program.

Salesian’s new international program welcomes nine students from China

Nine Chinese students are adjusting to academic and social life in the U.S. as they settle into Salesian College Preparatory's brand new International Student Program. The program enables qualified high school students from abroad to...
Travis Credit Union offering 20 scholarships to high school seniors

WCCUSD to honor proficient black students at Craneway Pavilion ceremony Tuesday

Nearly 400 black high school students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) are set to be recognized Tuesday at the Rising Scholars' ceremony at Craneway Pavilion. The ceremony, which runs from 6:30...
100-percent of this Richmond school's graduates headed to college

More than 200 WCCUSD seniors to publicly announce college choice at unique celebration Saturday

More than 200 West Contra Costa Unified School District students are set to publicly announce their colleges of choice at a ceremony Saturday at El Cerrito High School. The event, called Decision Day 2015, will...
New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding project

New lecture series aboard SS Red Oak Victory begins with talk on Sausalito shipbuilding...

The Richmond Museum Association has announced a new lecture series aboard the SS Red Oak Victory that will focus on the San Francisco Bay. The series, entitled Above, Below and In the San Francisco Bay!,...

Richmond High electric bike challenge sees significant growth in participation

The fourth annual pairing of Richmond High School students with technical mentors to design, construct and race electric-powered bicycles has grown in participation from 20 students in 2012 to 50 this year. Starting in February,...

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The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond's best on San Pablo Ave.

The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond’s best on San Pablo Ave.

A bar with an outdoor patio aiming to serve signature cocktails named after Richmond legends along with Richmond-based beers, entertainment and art may soon...
Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...