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400,000 ballots mailed to county voters for June election

Nearly 400,000 ballots mailed to county voters for June election

The Contra Costa Elections Division announced today that voting for the June 5 Direct Statewide Primary Election has begun after nearly 400,000 Vote-By-Mail ballots were mailed earlier this week to county voters. In this election,...
Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

Unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore wins NCS singles title

An unseeded El Cerrito High sophomore won the North Coast Section singles tennis championship on Saturday, defeating three seeded opponents on the way, including the tournament's defending champion. Karl Collins triumphed at the NCS finale...
About 390 Salesian student assist local nonprofits on Service Day

About 390 Salesian students assist local nonprofits on Service Day

Local nonprofit organizations got a lot of extra help on Friday, April 27, when Salesian College Preparatory held its annual campus-wide Service Day. About 390 students participated with help from about 40 teachers and staff...
East Bay Regional Park District warns public about rattlesnake season

East Bay Regional Park District warns public about rattlesnake season

By Mike Kinney The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) released a statement Thursday warning the public that spring and summer are active snake seasons in parks and open spaces, and that as the weather...
Contra Costa County intends to sue opiod makers, distributors

Contra Costa County intends to sue opioid makers, distributors

Contra Costa County plans to join cities and counties across the nation that are taking legal action against drug manufacturers and distributors over the opioid epidemic. The county is among jurisdictions across the nation taking...

I-80 pavement repairs in Contra Costa to run through November

Caltrans is warning drivers about longterm overnight lane closures along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate Highway 80 in Contra Costa County due to a pavement rehabilitation project. The project began Monday, April 30, in Richmond...
Richmond Museum of History having Family Free Day on May 12

Richmond Museum of History having Family Free Day on May 12

Families are encouraged to capitalize on an upcoming free day at the Richmond Museum of History. The Museum is free on Saturday May 12 and will offer educational activities for kids of all ages celebrating family and community. The Museum,...
Future of school resource officers in question after district board's vote

WCCUSD board to discuss SRO program’s future Wednesday

Controversial proposals to reduce district spending for the program that places police school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools -- and to possibly redirect those funds toward training teachers and staff...
Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for April 27 to celebrate the completion of a long awaited trails project that finally connects the Richmond Greenway (2.5 miles) with the Ohlone Greenway (4.5 miles), making the...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions from April 5-7. "We need your help!" the agency posted on Facebook today. "Our two shelter locations are full to the brim and our animals are in...

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Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full...

Chevron Richmond Refinery hiring community engagement manager

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Community Engagement Manager at the Richmond Refinery. The full-time position is responsible for leading social investment...

449 local high school seniors receive Richmond Promise scholarships

Nearly 450 scholarships totaling $2.45 million have been awarded this year to forward-thinking local high school seniors thanks to the Richmond Promise. The students are...