Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Richmond

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new library card designs. Starting today, the public can VOTE HERE...

Richmond chess tourney a spring classic

By TC Ball Spring showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of chess players at the 7th Annual Spring Classic Community Chess Tournament held on Saturday May 18, at the Richmond Recreation Complex.  The tournament was supported by the...
Coalition to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park Tuesday

Coalition set to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park

On Tuesday, both the Richmond City Council and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will weigh in on the dispute over the future of a long-dormant BNSF rail line in Point Richmond's Miller/Knox Regional...
Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Students at Verde Elementary in North Richmond are inviting the community to the unveiling this Saturday of two new completed art projects on the campus, and also to the Verde Family Fair. The event starts...

Kennedy High special ed students finish another beautification phase

Kennedy High special education students have completed their second phase of a project beautifying the campus entrance. We have told you in the past about all the work special education teacher Sal Morabito's students have...
Volunteers sought to help revitalize, beautify GRIP

Volunteers sought to help revitalize, beautify GRIP

Community members are encouraged to join an annual effort to revitalize and beautify the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) headquarters. The Project Hope event is set to take place this Saturday, May 18, from 10...

Richmond ‘Kids Night Out’ to serve up free fun and more

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy a “Kids Night Out?” Yep, that’s right—this night out is all about the kiddos, designed to maximize the fun during an evening play sesh with their peers in Richmond. Set for Sat.,...
Luxury cat hotel aims to open in Richmond

Luxury cat hotel aims to open in Richmond

UPDATE: The Richmond Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit for the Mau House Cat Hotel. A family-owned luxury cat hotel aims to open at 2829 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond, at 29th Street. Julie Pledger is...
CrossFit Cypher invites community to free workout

CrossFit Cypher invites community to free workout

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond is holding another Community Day this Saturday, May 18. The fitness center moved into a new, spacious location at 1401 Marina Way S. early this year. A free, beginner-friendly workout...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

24 local organizations awarded Chevron ECIA grants

Two dozen local organizations have been approved for funding this year from the Environmental and Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) grant program. The annual ECIA grant program is part of a $90 million community benefits agreement...

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7 Richmond mail carriers surpass a million accident-free miles

7 Richmond mail carriers surpass a million accident-free miles

Seven mail carriers operating out of the Richmond McVitte Station achieved the lofty safety goal of driving a million accident-free miles within the city...

‘Taste of Richmond’ packs Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau The third annual "Taste of Richmond" event brought 750 ticket holders to Riggers Loft on Saturday. Hosted by the City of Richmond’s Economic...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Local youth groups are set to showcase how they are creating positive community change by hosting a free event at the East Bay Center...