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Election results for West County residents

Results from the June 5 election are in. We've listed the results that matter most to local residents. In California, the top two candidates receiving the most votes move on to the November general election. GOVERNOR:...
Richmond murder suspect turns self in

Richmond murder suspect turns self in

The suspect in a Richmond fatal shooting on April 12 turned himself into police late last month, police announced Tuesday. On Friday, June 1, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 40-year-old Vernon Lamont...
2nd Annual Spring Clean-up and Chess in the Park this Saturday

2nd Annual Spring Clean-up and Chess in the Park this Saturday

The community is invited to the 2nd Annual Spring Clean-Up and Chess in the Park event in downtown Richmond on Saturday, June 9. Green thumbs and chess lovers are encouraged to come to the Community...
It's Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It’s Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It's Election Day! For those voting at polling sites today, view the list of polling sites throughout Contra Costa County here. For those voting by mail, the county has set up drop-off boxes at all...
100-percent of this Richmond school's graduates headed to college

100-percent of this Richmond school’s graduates headed to college

Of the 68 high school seniors graduating from Making Waves Academy in Richmond this Thursday, all are headed to college, the school has announced. Ninety-six-percent of seniors the school at 4123 Lakeside Drive will graduate...

North Richmond homicide victim identified

The victim of a fatal shooting in North Richmond Friday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as local resident Taison Calderon-Lopez, 22, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Just...
37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues set for bike/ped improvements

37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues set for bike/ped improvements

A project to install bicycle and pedestrian improvements along 37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues in Richmond is set for approval at Tuesday's City Council meeting. City staff is asking council to green-light a...
Stabbing shuts down El Cerrito del Norte BART station

1 injured in stabbing at El Cerrito del Norte BART station

El Cerrito del Norte BART station was closed Saturday night following a stabbing on the station platform about 10:20 p.m., according to multiple news reports. One victim was taken to John Muir Medical Center and...
Serving booze at proposed Richmond karaoke club 'essential' to success

Serving booze at proposed Richmond karaoke club ‘essential’

A karaoke night club with booze? It isn’t just ideal – it’s “essential.” That’s what we learned from a Richmond Planning Department application proposing to create the W Club at 5327 Jacuzzi St. in Richmond. Shihong...

17-year-old busted in Richmond after spinning donuts in Ford Mustang, crashing

A 17-year-old was arrested for reckless driving after spinning donuts at a Richmond intersection before crashing during an attempt to flee police, according to the Richmond Police Department. The incident unfolded about 10:50 p.m. on...

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El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this...
BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

BART warns about parking lot repaving at El Cerrito del Norte station

Ongoing improvements being made to the El Cerrito del Norte station will require overnight work in the parking area on the west side of...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond this Saturday

In the first of several free, family-friendly summer events in downtown Richmond, the annual Healthy Village Festival is set for this Saturday, June 23. From...