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County wins grant to provide new car seats to eligible parents, guardians

County wins grant to provide car seats to eligible parents, guardians

Local children from low-income families will be safer thanks to a one-year grant offering free child car seats, according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). On Wednesday, CCHS announced it was awarded a $88,500 Child...
Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Local residents have several opportunities this weekend to honor military veterans. Big events will occur at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on Friday, Nov. 10 and at San Pablo City Hall on Veteran's Day, which...
El Sobrante anti-hate group to hold event remembering Will Sims

El Sobrante anti-hate group to hold event remembering Will Sims

One year after the high-profile murder of Richmond jazz musician Will Sims at a bar in El Sobrante, a local anti-hate group that formed in the wake of the killing is set to hold...
County offering costumed officiants for Halloween weddings

County offering costumed officiants for Halloween weddings

For love birds who are in the Halloween spirit, Contra Costa County plans to have several costumed characters available to officiate weddings on Tuesday, Oct 31. The Clerk-Recorder Division at 555 Escobar St. in Martinez...
Atlas Liquors clerk shot during robbery

Atlas Liquors clerk shot during robbery

A clerk at Atlas Liquors in El Cerrito was shot during a robbery on Friday night. Two suspects are being sought in the shooting and robbery that occurred about 8:30 p.m. at the store at...
31era Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP Fijada para el Sábado 28 de Octubre

31st GRIP Harmony Walk/5K run set for Saturday, Oct. 28

One of Richmond's most impactful, unifying community events -- the GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run to end hunger and homelessness -- is returning for the 31st year on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun competition, sponsored by...

WCCUSD schools to remain closed Friday due to air quality

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matt Duffy We have continued to monitor the weather and air quality forecasts and decided that it is in the best interests of our students and staff to keep our...

Contra Costa College gym becomes Red Cross evacuation center

The Contra Costa College gymnasium became an American Red Cross Evacuation Center last night with up to 500 bed spaces for fire victims from Napa and Solano counties, according to San Pablo and CCC...
School closures from NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

North Bay fires causing air quality concerns in Richmond

Richmond-area residents are huddling indoors amid poor air quality from the massive, devastating wildfires in the North Bay. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) allowed classes to resume Tuesday despite reduced air quality....
North Bay fires impacting air quality region-wide

North Bay fires impacting air quality region-wide

Significant fires in Sonoma, Napa and Yuba counties have impacted air quality throughout the Bay Area, including in West Contra Costa County where residents posted photos to social media of smoke-hazed city streets and...

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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...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza to hold fundraiser for police youth explorers

Mountain Mike's Pizza at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road is set to hold a fundraiser on Thursday, March 1, supporting the San Pablo Police...

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square foot industrial building...