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Chinese language added to voting materials in Contra Costa County

The Chinese language is being added to voting materials in Contra Costa County "as a result of the county’s population growth and corresponding shift in demographics," county officials announced this week. The Contra Costa Election...
Small-scale, high-end restaurant concept coming to Richmond

Small-scale, high-end eatery preps for summer launch in Richmond

A small scale, high-end restaurant is prepping to set up shop in an unlikely location in Richmond. Last month, the Richmond Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit allowing Anaviv Chef's Table to open at...
27-year-old man critically injured in El Sobrante shooting

27-year-old man critically injured in El Sobrante shooting

Authorities are investigating a shooting in El Sobrante Monday night that injured a 27-year-old Richmond man. Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies responded at 10:06 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 4200 block...
Freshest Cargo to resume Richmond stops starting Feb. 7

Freshest Cargo to resume Richmond stops starting Feb. 7

The Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers' Market is set to make its seasonal return to Richmond Feb. 7. Every Wednesday, the farmers' market on wheels will stop at the corner of Harbour Way and Nevin Avenue...
Suspect caught after witnesses to Hercules ATM robbery give chase

Richmond man arrested after woman robbed at ATM in Hercules

A Richmond man was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of robbing a 59-year-old woman at an ATM in Hercules, police said. Ethan Willoughby, 25, was booked robbery of an ATM customer at Martinez Detention Center...
Driver injured in crash at 32nd Street and Garvin Avenue

Driver injured in crash at 32nd Street and Garvin Avenue

A woman suffered moderate injuries following a crash at Garvin Avenue and 32nd Street in Richmond Wednesday afternoon, police said. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash between two vehicles at 12:25 p.m. and...
Community members searching for De Anza High student

Residents searching for De Anza High student

Community members are growing concerned about a De Anza High student who hasn't been seen in four days. A flyer circulating on social media says 15-year-old Julian A. Curtis was last seen at the El...
CHP: Evidence suggests recent I-80 shootings may be related

Toll authority votes to send Regional Measure 3 to June 5 ballot

Traffic congestion rose by 80 percent in the Bay Area since 2010, with westbound Interstate 80 between Hercules and San Francisco consistently ranking among the top three for hair-pulling gridlock. As the booming Bay Area's...

FBI agent speaks at El Sobrante Sikh Center forum

By Mike Kinney FBI Special Agent Daudshah Ansish stopped by the Sikh Center of the San Francisco Bay Area in El Sobrante on Sunday in order to educate the Sikh community on how to identify...

Craneway event to pair Napa fare with Richmond beer

By Zach Chouteau Foodies and beer fans might want to mark the evening of Monday, Feb. 12 on their calendars. That’s the night proprietors of Richmond’s Armistice Brewery have slated for a festive pairing of...

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Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...