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Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services has announced that all adoptions of cats and dogs are free from June 21 to July 8, as the agency's shelters are full. "We’re doing everything we can to get our...
Several festivals returning to downtown Richmond this summer

Reporte Semanal 6/16

Varios festivales regresan a Richmond este verano Este sábado, el 17 de junio, Richmond tendrá su desfile y festival de Juneteenth en el parque Nichol. Empezara a las 9am y el festival terminara a las...

Contra Costa County DA resigns, pleads no contest to perjury

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson resigned today and also pleaded no contest to a single charge of perjury after being charged with using more than $66,000 in campaign funds to pay personal...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

Programa de Comida Para el Verano Empieza Lunes, Gracias al WCCUSD

El programa de comida durante el verano del Distrito Escolar de West Contra Costa empezó este lunes, el 12 de junio. Terminará el viernes, 18 de agosto, de acuerdo al distrito. Para empezar el programa...

Takk McKinley shares news at Richmond meet and greet

By Zach Chouteau Recent first-round NFL draft pick Takkarist “Takk” McKinley of the Atlanta Falcons, a former football star at Kennedy High, welcomed an outpouring of friends, fans and family today at a Richmond ‘Meet...
Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

The Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) has released a handy guide to events happening throughout this summer along the city’s stretch of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Enjoy: Tuesday, June 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM: Explore...
'Citizen scientists' invited to ID species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Citizen scientists invited to ID species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline

Citizen scientists are invited to help find and identify species at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline as part of a half-day BioBlitz event on Saturday, July 1. Wholly H2O, California Academy of Sciences and The Watershed Project...
Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

A "practical and affordable" solution to gridlock on Interstate Highway 80 is to add a train stop in Hercules along the existing Capitol Corridor line, according to several local elected officials. In a recently published...

Man fatally struck by train near Parr Blvd. ID’d

A man who was struck and killed by a Capitol Corridor train in Richmond Friday morning has been identified as 56-year-old Lawrence Dossman, according to Bay City News. Dossman, described as a transient whose driver's...
AC Transit announces fare increases starting July 1

Reporte Semanal 6/2/17

AC Transit Incrementará su Tarifa Empezando el 1 de Julio AC Transit anuncio su intento a aumentar sus tarifas, algo que no han hecho desde 2011. Aumentarán la tarifa de $2.10 hasta $2.25 para adultos...

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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,...