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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Local students headed to Women’s March in D.C. following essay contest

Twelve impressive middle school students from Caliber Schools in Richmond and Vallejo earned the opportunity to attend the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

DUI arrest in connection with fatal crash on I-80 on-ramp in Richmond

The passenger of a car that crashed on an Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in Richmond Sunday night was killed, and the driver of the...

LPS-Richmond students to sign letters of intent to play college soccer

For the first time in school history, two student-athletes from Leadership Public Schools in Richmond are set to sign National Letters of Intent to...

Caliber Schools to hold ‘Children’s March’ at Richmond campus Friday

Inspired by the massive Women's Marches last weekend, students at an elementary school in Richmond are set to participate in a Children's March on...
Richmond-born food truck biz gives back to community after Super Bowl invite

Richmond-born food truck biz gives back to community after Super Bowl invite

That's My Dog, a popular Richmond-born food truck business, has won its bid to serve NFL owners and friends at a tailgate party at...
Alleged dumper tells Richmond police he was picking up trash at 3 a.m.

Alleged dumper in Richmond claimed to be picking up trash at 3 a.m.

Richmond police had a hard time believing an alleged illegal dumper who claimed to be picking up trash -- rather than dumping it --...
Op-Ed: Data-driven solutions needed to close WCCUSD student achievement gaps

Opinion: Data-driven solutions needed to close WCCUSD student achievement gaps

By Natalie Walchuk Every young person is a unique combination of talents, skills, and needs. As a mother of three, I am constantly awed by...
Republic Services driver honored for heroism during Richmond house fire

Republic Services ordered to cease accepting compost materials at Parr Blvd. facility

Republic Services has been ordered to cease accepting compost materials at its facility at 1 Parr Blvd. in Richmond, following the discovery of violations...
Buddhist group SGI-USA plans to open center in Richmond

Buddhist group SGI-USA plans to open center in Richmond

A large, national Buddhist organization is planning to open a new center in Richmond. Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA), which has about 100 Buddhist centers in...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt: Trump presidency recalls ‘Dark Ages’

by Mayor Tom Butt I think the following press release for  the League of California Cities pretty well echoes my position on Trump’s attack on...

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County services continue despite government shutdown

County services continue despite government shutdown

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announced today that it continues to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

WCCUSD launching elementary school sports league in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to kick off its first elementary school sports league on Saturday, Jan. 20 from...
Food truck owner set to open restaurant in The Shops at Hilltop

Food truck owner set to open eatery in The Shops at Hilltop

By Mike Kinney The Shops at Hilltop is inviting another community business to provide local foods to its patrons. We recently told you about the all-local...