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Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Festival

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Festival

The community is invited to Temple Beth Hillel's Purim Festival, a fun-filled afternoon with games, crafts, kids activities and more. The event is set for Sunday, March 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at...
Armed, ski-mask wearing Hercules teen arrested in Richmond

Armed, ski mask-wearing Hercules teen arrested in Richmond

A Richmond police operation targeting recent armed street robberies involving suspects wearing ski masks led to the bust of a 17-year-old Hercules resident seizure of a handgun, police said. The incident unfolded at about 8:15...
Betty Reid Soskin wows with wisdom in MAKERS interview

Betty Reid Soskin wows with wisdom in MAKERS interview

After greeting Richmond resident Betty Reid Soskin for an interview at the 2018 MAKERS conference, author Luvvie Ajayi remarked she felt "like I'm sitting on stage next to a unicorn." Listen to the rest of...
On Valentine's Day, county reminds public about STDs

On Valentine’s Day, county reminds public about STDs

Bay Area public health officials are using Valentine's Day as an opportune time to remind citizens about sexually transmitted diseases. Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is urging sexually active people to use preventative measures and...
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Fire near Civic Center damages truck, building, tree

By Mike Kinney No one was injured in a fire near the intersection of Barrett Avenue and Civic Center Street that damaged two units of a four-unit apartment building Tuesday afternoon, along with a parked...
150 Kennedy High freshman tour UC Davis

150 Kennedy High freshman tour UC Davis

A large group of high school freshman from Richmond thought a lot about college last week. On Friday, 150 Kennedy High ninth-graders were treated to a day trip at the University of California, Davis, where...
Surprise visits for award-winning local teachers

Surprise visits for award-winning local teachers

On Monday, five public school teachers were surprised at their schools by students, local officials and family members as winners of the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund's 2018 Teaching Excellence Award. The winners included Verde...
Community invited to annual Richmond chess tournament

Community invited to annual Richmond chess tournament

The Richmond community is invited to participate in the 7th Annual McKinley Williams - John Easterling Community Chess Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. Registration runs from 10:30...
PVHS students turn into teachers with WE Science Club

PVHS students turn into teachers with WE Science Club

By Zach Chouteau The Tara Hills Elementary School cafeteria was buzzing with activity on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 7, with kids ranging from Kindergarten through sixth grade engaging with everything from pasta rockets to...

Quarry Residential Project headed for council review

After nearly 600 condo-converted homes in the Marina Bay neighborhood in Richmond sold in less than 3 years -- many in the $300-$500K range -- a developer is inching closer to building nearly 200...

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Teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

Contra Costa teacher recruitment fair set for Feb. 24 in Martinez

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is holding its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9...
Richmond mayor to deliver State of City address on Feb. 27

Richmond mayor to deliver State of City address on Feb. 27

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is scheduled to deliver his 2018 State of the City address at the Tuesday, Feb. 27, City Council meeting. "I invite...
Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Two women were shot and injured in Richmond Thursday night, police said. The shooting occurred about 8:35 p.m. in the 700 block of 9th Street,...