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Community Chess Day set for The Shops at Hilltop on Jan. 27

Community Chess Day set for The Shops at Hilltop on Jan. 27

A Community Chess Day will be held at The Shops at Hilltop on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event will occur from noon to 3 p.m. in the Lower Macy's Court of the mall at 2220 Hilltop...
WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

Junta del Distrito Escolar Votó Para Agregar Séptimo y Octavo Grados a Tres Escuelas

Tres escuelas primarias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Contra Costa Oeste (WCCUSD) - Montalvin, Peres y Verde – están expandiendo para incluir los grados siete y ocho. La Junta de Educación del WCCUSD votó para...
Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Volunteers are being sought to help with the annual "point in time" count of the homeless population in Contra Costa County. Volunteers must go through training scheduled for Jan. 16. Those interested in attending should...
County enforcing new flavored tobacco laws in unincorporated areas

County enforcing new flavored tobacco laws in unincorporated areas

Starting this month, new regulations on the sale of flavored tobacco products are being enforced in unincorporated parts of Contra Costa County. In July, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved new laws aimed...
San Pablo mom and children saved by smoke detector

El Sobrante accident involving school bus injures 15, two critically

More than a dozen people were injured, with two suffering major injuries, in an accident involving multiple vehicles including a school bus on San Pablo Dam Road at Lois Lane Tuesday morning. Seven children in...
Award-winning career training program has openings

Sign up for award-winning career training program

Last call for sign-ups! The registration period ends on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 5 p.m. for the next courses from the free, award-winning job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in...

Earthquake shakes Bay Area early Thursday

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 struck the East Bay early Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at 2:39 a.m. about 3 kilometers from Berkeley and was more than 7...
Holiday tree recycling instructions in Richmond, San Pablo

Tree recycling instructions in West County

Residents of Richmond and surrounding West County communities: here's how to recycle your Christmas trees. We contacted Republic Services, which provided us with two helpful flyers with information on Christmas Tree disposal. The company says...

San Pablo woman fatally shot near home

The victim of a fatal shooting in San Pablo on Saturday was identified Tuesday by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Cassann Britt, 47. Britt was fatally shot in the 2800 block of Valencia...
Richmond HS seniors invited to Cash 4 College event this Saturday

Richmond’s record-low unemployment rate mirrors state trend

Richmond's unemployment rate in November 2017 dropped to 3.6-percent, "the lowest on record and possibly the lowest in history," according to Richmond Mayor Tom Butt. The California Employment Development Department's Labor Market Information Division released...

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Richmond 'Detective of Year' disrupted Manor Boyz gang

Richmond ‘2017 Detective of Year’ led Manor Boyz crackdown

Richmond police Det. Cliff Calderan, RPD's gangs expert who is credited with leading an investigation that led to multiple arrests of the Manor Boyz...
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Richmond HS seniors invited to Cash 4 College event this Saturday

High school seniors from Richmond and their parents are encouraged to attend a Cash 4 College event this Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Richmond...
Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...