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Richmond nonprofit receives funding to support high school English learners

Richmond nonprofit gets funding to support high school English learners

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond nonprofit, The Practice Space, has received significant funding from the NewSchools Venture Fund, enabling it to expand its speech and debate curriculum for high school students who are English learners. The funding...

Atchison Village makers offer their creations at ‘Arts & Crafts Sale‘

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By Kathy Chouteau  Richmond’s Atchison Village once housed Kaiser Shipyard workers during WWII, but it will soon play home to makers of another sort at the “Atchison Village Arts & Crafts Sale” Sat., Nov. 18...
Red Oak Victory honors three longtime crew members

Red Oak Victory honors three longtime crew members

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By Kathy Chouteau The SS Red Oak Victory, a restored WWII Victory ship berthed in Richmond, saluted three of its longtime volunteer crew members with appreciation awards at its sold-out Fleet Week Pancake Breakfast Sun.,...
Chevron Richmond diversity celebrations not limited to June

Chevron Richmond diversity celebrations not limited to June

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At the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Thursday, June 15, employees took a break from their workday to enjoy soul food and live music while visiting resource booths to learn about the history of Juneteenth...
CCC to host 25th anniversary celebration of African Heritage Month

CCC to host 25th anniversary celebration of African Heritage Month

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By Mike Kinney Contra Costa College will host the 25th silver anniversary celebration of African Heritage (Black History) Month on Thursday, Feb. 8. The whole community is invited to the event, which will take place from...
Community Alliance Church announces Christmas programs

Community Alliance Church announces Christmas programs

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By Kathy Chouteau Community Alliance Church heralded its plans to host two special Christmas programs this holiday season, including a “Blue Christmas Service” Dec. 20 and a “Candlelight Eve Service” Dec. 24 in San Pablo. The...
East Bay EDA hosts ‘Meet the Innovators’ in Richmond

East Bay EDA hosts ‘Meet the Innovators’ in Richmond

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By Kathy Chouteau The East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) hosted its third “Meet the Innovators” event Wed., July 19 at CoBiz Richmond, during which it spotlighted regional trailblazers and entrepreneurs with a...
CCC professor shines light on pre-colonial African history

CCC professor shines rare light on pre-colonial African history

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By Mike Kinney Contra Costa College Professor Manu Ampim has made it his life's work to research pre-colonial African history, a subject he laments doesn't get nearly enough attention on college campuses and in the public...
Classic Car Show returning to Pinole Foster's Freeze

Classic Car Show returning to Pinole Foster’s Freeze

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The classic car show is finally coming back to the Pinole Foster's Freeze. It's a popular community event open to the public, and it's been long awaited by locals.  Car shows will take place July 30...
3rd Annual Fast Track to a Cure 5K Bay Area set for Richmond waterfront

3rd Annual Fast Track to a Cure 5K Bay Area set for Richmond waterfront

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The community is invited to run 5K on Richmond's scenic waterfront for a good cause on Saturday, Sept. 16. The 3rd Annual Fast Track to a Cure 5K Bay Area is set to take place...

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Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you had some Tijuana-style tacos at Tacos El Tucan? If you pass by Tacos El Tucan on San...
The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar in Richmond is ringing in its “Second Annual Teacher’s Attendance Contest” this week, much to the anticipated delight of...
Richmond couple's heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

Richmond couple’s heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

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A Richmond couple's heartwarming story about their adopted senior dog Maya won Petco’s annual ‘Love Stories” contest, leading to a $10,000 grant for a...