Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Richmond

Point Richmond Social Club hosts lively Dia De Los Muertos event

By Kathy Chouteau One might not expect a day celebrating the dead to be so lively, but that’s exactly what occurred on Saturday when the Point Richmond Social Club hosted its “Dia De Los Muertos”...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jada Saechao

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...
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

Richmond Ferry weekend service trial ends this weekend

Weekend service for the Richmond Ferry ends Nov. 3 as San Francisco Bay Ferry transitions to its winter schedule. The weekend service was part of a trial period that began in August as a result...

‘Transformative’ CoBiz Richmond opens its doors

CoBiz, the new state-of-the-art co-working space and business incubator that civic leaders are calling ground zero for the revitalization of Downtown Richmond, opened its doors today. The modern, 9,000-square-foot CoBiz, located in the groundfloor space...

Families invited to sign up for holiday toy, food program on Saturday

Do you know a family in extra need of assistance this coming holiday season? Let them know: Sign-ups for the Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Toy & Food Program are set to take place Saturday,...

Photos! Hundreds of tricksters get treats on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of children and their families in spooky, and at times downright awesome costumes, flocked to 23rd Street in Richmond on Thursday for the 4th Annual Trick or Treat event -- and...

Halloween parade marches through Point Richmond

Hundreds of costume-clad students came armed with the saying, Trick or Treat, and boy did it ever work to get them candy from a variety of businesses in Point Richmond Historic Square this morning. As...

Richmond’s massive annual food, toy, and bike drive launches

The fundraising effort has launched for the 33rd Annual Richmond Fire & Police Holiday Program, which provides toys, bicycles and food to up to 1,200 local families. A fundraising breakfast is set to take place...

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Speaker Series

Richmond-based Temple Beth Hillel is inviting the community to its Speaker Series on Sunday, Nov. 17, which will feature the authors of a new novel, The Rabbi Finds Her Way. Robert Schoen and Catherine deCuir,...

Richmond summer camp wins League of California Cities award

A summer camp offered for free to Richmond youth is now an award-winning program. The city's Community Services department was one of 12 California cities to win the Helen Putam Award by the League of...

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Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former...