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Green Day's Hall of Fame induction not first time WCCUSD alums earned the honor

Green Day’s Hall of Fame induction not first time WCCUSD alums earned the honor

Officials with the West Contra Costa Unified District (WCCUSD) are rightly proud of Green Day's induction Tuesday into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After all, singer Billie Joe Armstrong and bass player Mike Dirnt...
Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Pinole offering free coffee to assist West County's budding entrepreneurs

Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Pinole offering free coffee to assist West County’s budding...

Purchasing a pick-me-up at Peet's Coffee & Tea in Pinole through Christmas Eve can help lift West County's budding entrepreneurs to new heights in 2015. The local coffee chain's Pinole store is currently accepting donations...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23

It's that time of year in Richmond where the music you hear in the distance is likely being played live. The annual Music on the Main summer concerts, brought to us by the Richmond Main...
Santa Claus, Nutcracker ballet, and street lighting at Richmond's Downtown Holiday Festival Wednesday

Santa, Nutcracker ballet, and street lighting at Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Festival Wednesday

Now this is a holiday party the entire community should attend. The Richmond Main Street Initiative and the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts are inviting everyone to the Downtown Holiday Festival on Wednesday,...

Girls Inc. might be offering the only local camp for kids during the winter...

In what officials believe is the only local camp for kids being offered during the winter recess, Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County has announced its Winter Wonderland program. The camp for girls between...

Hotel Mac to host fine dining etiquette session for Richmond Police Activities League kids

Teaching young people proper etiquette at the dinner table can help prepare them for success. That's the reasoning behind why Richmond Police Activities League students were enrolled in a 6-week series on etiquette presented by...

Santa coming to town early for breakfast at Richmond’s St. David School

Santa Claus is coming to town early this year and wants far more than milk and cookies. St. David School at 871 Sonoma St. in Richmond is hosting its Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Boutique...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market newsletter offers great info for shoppers

"Bountiful berries." That's one of the headlines in the Richmond Main Street Farmers' Market's newly released and informative July newsletter, which tells shoppers what to expect in their next visit to the market and other...

Warriors-themed ‘Dub Truck’ headed to El Cerrito Off the Grid on Wednesday

West County residents have a chance to win Warriors tickets when the "Dub Truck" rolls into Off the Grid in El Cerrito on Wednesday. The Off the Grid food truck event runs from 5 p.m....
Launch party for Menbe's Way Fund on Aug. 23 to kick-start expansion of Salute owner's charitable efforts

Salute owner stunned by outpouring of community support for Thanksgiving event

An outpouring of community support for a Richmond restaurant's goal to feed 1,300 homeless people, many of them veterans, on Thanksgiving Day will do far more than serve meals. Due to an unexpectedly large stream...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...