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Richmond brewery wins gold at state competition

A Richmond brewery has won a gold medal in the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition, which included 1,488 beer entries from more than...

County supes vote to approve Richmond jail expansion plan

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to move forward with the planned expansion of the West County Detention Facility in...

Former CCC professor, Native American activist dies

Former Contra Costa College professor and well-known Native American activist Lehman L. Brightman died Sunday at age 87 at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek,...

Healthy Village Festival set for Saturday in downtown Richmond

Richmond is set to hold its 8th annual Healthy Village Festival Saturday, June 24, a free, one-stop health fair and family friendly festival held...

Riggers Loft Wine Company set to hold ‘Oyster Sunday’

The community is invited to Riggers Loft Wine Company along Richmond's scenic shoreline to enjoy scrumptious oysters and delicious wine. Oyster Sunday is scheduled to...

Home being built for Solar Decathlon to be placed in Richmond

This summer, University of Denver students who are competing in an international solar competition are constructing a home in their campus parking lot that...

Solar-powered, Wi-Fi enabled trash compactors pitched for Richmond

Richmond hopes installing solar-powered, Wi-Fi enabled trash and recycling compactors will improve the city's cleanliness and free up workers to help address other city...

High temp Sunday breaks 1957 record in Richmond

The temperature in Richmond reached 92 degrees on Sunday, breaking the old record high of 85 degrees on June 18 in 1957, according to...

All sunshine and smiles at 2017 Juneteenth parade and festival

By Mike Kinney Thousands of community members enjoyed a fun-filled, sun-soaked 2017 Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival on Saturday. The free community event included the...

ROP grads prepare for bright futures

Another 60-plus diligent students are set to graduate next week from the award-winning Regional Occupational Program(ROP), but there's little time for these grads to...

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