Congressman Miller visits Richmond schools

congressman george miller at richmond high school

Congressman George Miller (D-Martinez) lobbed a lot of questions Thursday afternoon. But he only got one unanimous answer. “How many of you plan to go to college?” Miller asked about 20 Richmond High School students. Every hand shot up. Miller smiled wide. It was part of a more than one-hour after-school conversation between the longtime…

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Local author makes it cool to read again

Summer Brenner sits quietly at a coffee shop table amid the rumbling of the city outside and smiles as she gently thumbs through a copy of her 2009 children’s book Richmond Tales: Lost Secrets of the Iron Triangle, a story featuring an array of young characters who journey through time to discover the lost history…

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New Helms Middle School ready to show

This Saturday, the Contra Costa Unified School District invited the community to an open house showcasing the new campus of Helms, the only middle school in San Pablo. The 140,000 square foot facility will be ready for the kids in the fall.

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