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Education | Apr 27, 2015

WCCUSD weekly athletics schedule includes TCAL swimming finals

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly athletics schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).   Related posts: …

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Recent News | Apr 27, 2015

Richmond firefighters douse blaze at Bissell Avenue and 37th Street

A fire that broke out in a Richmond building that houses a dental office and residential unit caused an estimated …

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Recent News | Apr 27, 2015

Pro boxing promoter wants to hold more events at Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Following a successful charity boxing event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, professional boxing promoter Mike Bazan on Monday expressed …

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Recent News | Apr 27, 2015

Richmond drivers have 12th worst commute out of 82 Bay Area locations, new study says

Richmond came in 12th out of 82 Bay Area locations on a new list of the worst commutes for drivers. …

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Entertainment and Food | Apr 27, 2015

Richmond-raised Lil Dmac’s rise as artist fueled by creative honesty, smarts

Many folks in Richmond need no introduction to Lil Dmac, the budding young lyricist who is developing a reputation for …

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Recent News | Apr 26, 2015

Antioch woman, 51, dies while in custody at West County Detention Facility in Richmond

A 51-year-old Antioch inmate’s death Saturday at a county detention facility in Richmond is under investigation, sheriff’s officials said. The …

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Education | Apr 25, 2015

West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

West County teens will receive advice on how to search for jobs, interview for them and what is expected after …

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Health | Apr 25, 2015

Community will continue paying one of two Doctors Medical Center parcel taxes despite hospital closure

Despite Tuesday’s closure of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, West County residents will continue to pay a $52 annual …

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Chevron Speaks | Apr 24, 2015

Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

We wanted to provide an update regarding the flaring that occurred this past Tuesday, April 21 at the Richmond Refinery. …

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Entertainment and Food | Apr 24, 2015

Return of Richmond Main St. Farmers’ Market to benefit drought-weary local farmers

The Richmond Main St. Farmers’ Market will return on May 6, providing a boost for local farmers during the drought, …

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Recent News | Apr 24, 2015

Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

You’ll test the menu of the soul food restaurant that is expected to move into downtown Richmond soon — and …

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Crime | Apr 24, 2015

Richmond police seize look-alike gun from 12-year-old robbery suspect

A 12-year-old robbery suspect had a BB gun that was painted black to look like a real gun tucked in …

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Crime | Apr 23, 2015

Richmond’s progressive police chief not progressive enough for RPA

Richmond police chief Chris Magnus has gained national attention for a progressive, community-participation brand of policing that’s credited with increasing …

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Education | Apr 23, 2015

These 68 West County high school seniors will share $160,000 in college scholarships

A bright group of 68 students from West Contra Costa County’s public schools with share $160,000 worth of college scholarships …

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Recent News | Apr 23, 2015

Richmond applying for grant to plant 500 trees in disadvantaged neighborhoods

Richmond is applying for a nearly $500,000 Cal Fire grant to plant 500 trees in disadvantaged neighborhoods. On Tuesday, City …

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Opponents of charter school bills set to rally at Richmond Civic Center on Friday

Recent News | Apr 16, 2015

Opponents of charter school bills set to rally at Richmond Civic Center on Friday

Opponents of a package of legislation targeting California charter schools plan to hold a rally at Richmond Civic Center Plaza …

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Richmond-based public defender reacts to DOJ review on Ferguson police

Crime | Apr 23, 2015

Richmond’s progressive police chief not progressive enough for RPA

Richmond police chief Chris Magnus has gained national attention for a progressive, community-participation brand of policing that’s credited with increasing …

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Proposed 45-day moratorium on rent increases and evictions in Richmond fails to move forward

Recent News | Apr 14, 2015

Vice Mayor Jael Myrick calling for 45-day moratorium on rent increases and evictions in Richmond

Richmond Vice Mayor Jael Myrick says now is the time to discuss whether rent control is the right call for …

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Video! Richmond Mayor Tom Butt appears on KRON4 to discuss campaign to improve Richmond's image

Recent News | Apr 14, 2015

Video! Richmond Mayor Tom Butt appears on KRON4 to discuss campaign to improve Richmond’s image

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt appeared on KRON4 Monday to discuss his campaign to improve Richmond’s image. The first-time mayor has …

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Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Crime | Apr 21, 2015

Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Three people who were riding bicycles illegally in Richmond on Monday were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents that …

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Richmond's unemployment rate dips to 14-year low of 5.8-percent

Recent News | Apr 19, 2015

Richmond’s unemployment rate dips to 14-year low of 5.8-percent

Richmond’s unemployment dipped to a 14-year low at 5.8-percent at the end of March, Mayor Tom Butt reported in his …

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Model in Norman Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' dies

Recent News | Apr 22, 2015

Model in Norman Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter’ dies

The good folks at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond joined the nation Wednesday in …

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EBMUD board imposes new water restrictions and penalties; favors 25-percent surcharge

Recent News | Apr 15, 2015

EBMUD board imposes new water restrictions and penalties; favors 25-percent surcharge

A 20-percent mandatory reduction in water use has been imposed by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) board of …

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Mayor Butt calls Richmond's logo 'incredibly ugly'

Recent News | Apr 17, 2015

Mayor Butt calls Richmond’s logo ‘incredibly ugly’

Mayor Tom Butt is not a fan of the City of Richmond’s current logo, even after reading council meeting minutes …

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West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

Education | Apr 25, 2015

West County teens can tap resources, advice at Hercules Library summer jobs fair Tuesday

West County teens will receive advice on how to search for jobs, interview for them and what is expected after …

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