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High temp Sunday breaks 1957 record in Richmond

High temp Sunday breaks 1957 record in Richmond

The temperature in Richmond reached 92 degrees on Sunday, breaking the old record high of 85 degrees on June 18 in 1957, according to the National Weather Service. The city was one of several throughout...
Richmond council: solar trash compactors, stop signs, sculpture approved

Richmond council: solar trash compactors, stop signs, sculpture approved

The Richmond City Council unanimously approved a number of interesting projects Tuesday night. From its consent calendar, the council approved installing a four-way stop sign intersection at S. 37th Street and Center Avenue to increase...
Video details plan to ease traffic on Central Avenue in Richmondvideo

Video details plan to ease traffic on Central Avenue in Richmond

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has produced an explanatory video about an upcoming project aimed at easing congestion along Central Avenue in Richmond. The $25.6 million Interstate 80/Central Avenue Interchange improvement project includes two...
WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD summer meals program starts Monday

The West Contra Costa Unified School District summer meals program begins Monday, June 12 and runs through Friday, Aug. 18, the district announced Thursday. To kick off the WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program, students and...

Graduados de ROP preparan para sus gran futuros

Más de 60 estudiantes están preparando para su graduación del Programa Regional de Empleo (ROP), pero todavía no pueden celebrar. En las últimas semanas, los graduados han perfeccionado sus habilidades con entrevistas simuladas con empleados...
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Point Richmond summer concert series off to a dancing start

To the delight of everyone and the surprise of no one, the first concert of the free Point Richmond Music (PRM) summer concert series last Friday was a well-attended good time. Organizers shared photos...
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Community members clean up Nichol Park, other city sites

By Mike Kinney More than 20 community members helped spruce up Nichol Park, the Richmond Tool Library and the city's Community Services Department as part of a volunteer event Saturday. The volunteers participated in the ServiceWorks...

Reporte Semanal 6/23

Los directores de BART aprueban nueva política para prevenir redadas de inmigración en el sistema de transporte Los directores de BART votaron 8-1 a favor de la nueva política de Transito Seguro, diseñado a prevenir...
Former CCC professor, Native American activist dies

Former CCC professor, Native American activist dies

Former Contra Costa College professor and well-known Native American activist Lehman L. Brightman died Sunday at age 87 at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek, according to a detailed article about his life in the...
RPD to hold DUI checkpoint this Friday

RPD to hold DUI checkpoint this Friday

The Richmond Police Department Traffic Unit has scheduled a DUI checkpoint for Friday, June 23 from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Cutting Blvd and S. 41st St., it was announced Wednesday. "Funding for this checkpoint is provided to Richmond Police Department by a...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...