Richmond teacher Francisco Ortiz, presented the findings of his graduate research at a session of the California Association of Bilingual Educators (CABE) in San Francisco, summarizing what his experiences show about the positive impact [...]
A docent is a volunteer who “pays it forward,” offering their time and expertise to the community. Following this philosophy of volunteerism is DocentYouth, a nonprofit organization conceived by Krystle Simon, a teacher [...]
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard In collaboration with the school district, the Richmond Art Center is presenting the annual West Contra Costa Unified School District Art Show in its Community Gallery from March 19 [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard As safety goggles awaited on nearby tables, the Lawrence Hall of Science educator attempted to sound as serious as possible about the upcoming experiment.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard For decades, an historic mural capturing Richmond’s pre-WWII days was thought to have been lost and possibly gone forever. But earlier this month, the “Richmond: The Industrial City” [...]
For some students, high school can be a scary place. But it has been a new adventure full of experiences, opportunities and knowledge for Mya Moreno, Morgan Lawson, and Bianca Camello, students at Salesian [...]
The Richmond Standard A famous former Los Angeles cocaine kingpin headed to Richmond this past weekend to play softball — and also to apologize to local residents for his part in helping to [...]
By Alamo Brown One of the most wonderful things about Soulful Softball Sundays at Nichol Park in Richmond at 2 p.m. is that we are able to get the blessings of our families.
By Mike Aldax, Richmond Standard Richmond native Esam Sahouria says he’s always wondered what actually happens at the 2,900-acre Chevron Richmond Refinery. So when Sahouria saw an ad for the Refinery’s Community [...]
Courtesy of Richmond Standard Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is urging the Federal Railroad Administration to enact regulations requiring that train cars carrying coal or petroleum coke products through Contra Costa County be covered.