Monday, October 21, 2019

Richmond

Fundraiser launched to meet demand for coding program in local schools

Ubisoft's visit to Kennedy High's Fab Lab last month to introduce and donate its educational video game Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, a dedicated mode of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, has energized efforts to develop future...

Q&A with Interim Richmond Police Chief Bisa French

By Mike Kinney Last month, Bisa French added another major milestone to her career. The law enforcement veteran who in 2013 became the Richmond Police Department's first African American and Latina captain -- and also...
Community invited to GRIP Harmony Walk to end hunger

Community invited to GRIP Harmony Walk to end hunger

Over three decades ago, a small group representing multiple local faith organizations came together to walk Richmond's streets. Their mission? To proclaim a common goal of ending hunger and homelessness in the community. They were...

Richmond teen chosen to promote organ donation on Rose Parade float

When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teenager will be making a worldwide impact while riding on one of the floats. Today, Donor Network West, an organization...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

RPD: Man fatally shot on 5th Street early Sunday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of 5th Street, between Chanslor and Bissell avenues, early Sunday. At 1:16 a.m.., officers responded to the scene and found a man...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

Pedestrian fatally struck on I-580 in Richmond

A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run collision on Interstate Highway 580 early today, according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 2:40 a.m., the CHP was called to the scene on eastbound I-580...

WCCUSD students pitch solutions to societal problems

They proposed modernized lockers equipped with touchscreens that can serve to keep students on schedule and prepared for class. They pitched an educational app that can connect students and guardians to their teachers and...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Ariana Ortega

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
Volunteers invited to tree planting event in Richmond

Richmond to celebrate Arbor Day with community tree planting

Richmond Trees is kicking off the planting season on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the City of Richmond's annual Arbor Day Event. Volunteers are invited to Burg Park at 2910 Clinton Ave from 8:30 a.m. to...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD schools to reopen Friday after power restored

All West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) schools that closed today due to the planned PG&E power shutoff will reopen Friday, as the power was restored earlier than expected, the district announced.   As of 3:45...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

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BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...