De Anza Students Tackle Computer Woes at Free Fix Day

Story by Richmond Pulse Community members brought their computers to the De Anza High School cafeteria earlier this month, hoping students could banish viruses, remove spyware and speed up their laptops and desktops, free of charge. At the school’s Free Fix Day Jan. 16, where 20 tech academy students put...

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Local Business Owners Mingle at Richmond Trade Show

About 200 local business owners and managers networked with peers in West Contra Costa County at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Super Mixer Trade Show Jan. 20 at the Craneway Pavilion. “This is the event that businesses look forward to, to kick off the business year,” said chamber...

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Waiting for a Heart Attack

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Eric Zell, the Chairman of the Board for the West Contra Costa County Health Care District, was the guest speaker at the Chamber’s February Government Relations Committee meeting. We invited him to talk about the proposed parcel tax...

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The Richmond Chamber Invites You to Support the Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program has been supported by the donations of Council of Industries member companies – both financially, and with employment or internship opportunities for our Richmond youth and young adults. Please continue to support this community cause. The kickoff meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about...

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For Richmond Summer Scholarships Help Students Prepare for College

Posted on For Richmond blog, February 25, 2014. For Richmond to send 25 deserving high school students in Richmond to summer programs at college campuses. For Richmond will provide scholarships to 25 deserving high school students in Richmond this summer, allowing them to attend summer programs on college campuses across...

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Contra Costa County Library to Spearhead Exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Memorial Tattoo Art

Press Release, Contra Costa County Library, February 20, 2014. (Pleasant Hill, CALIF.) — With nearly 2 million veterans in California and a generation of veterans returning from two wars, Contra Costa County Library has launched a timely and relevant project, War Ink, an online exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran...

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$50,000 Now Available for Richmond Community Foundation Spring 2014 Capacity Building Grants

Richmond Community Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its next round of capacity grants. Our Spring 2014 grant making round will provide $50,000 for a limited number of capacity-building grants of up to $5,000 per organization. Grants will be made in support of the following categories. Mission, Vision...

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