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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...
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...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...