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Richmond

This week's West Contra Costa County Unified School District sports schedule was released Monday.

All Richmond teams fall in first round of TCAL baseball playoffs

It's been an unfortunate week for high school baseball in Richmond. All Richmond teams were eliminated in the Tri County Athletic League (TCAL) baseball playoffs following first-round losses Wednesday. Seventh-seeded De Anza High School was upset...
De Anza High School Tech Academy

De Anza High students to offer free computer repair services for community

Local residents who are having computer issues can bring their desktops and laptops for free repairs at De Anza High School on May 17. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day, the De Anza...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Future of Doctors Medical Center uncertain after voters reject parcel tax

Voters have rejected a mail-in parcel tax aimed at keeping Doctors Medical Center (DMC) from closing for good this summer. Measure C garnered support from nearly 52 percent of voters, far short of the two-thirds...
Minimum wage in Richmond to increase to $9.60 per hour on Jan. 1

Richmond minimum wage proposal – with modifications – one step closer to reality

Richmond City Council voted in favor of a modified minimum wage proposal Tuesday that would increase hourly rates from $8 to $12.30 by 2017 but would exempt younger workers and employees who receive tips. The...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

West County Times continues probe into why North Richmond homicides go unsolved

The West County Times' ongoing investigation into why homicides in North Richmond often go unsolved resulted in another important article published Tuesday. In an interview with the Times, Ken Westermann, president of the Contra Costa Deputy...
With its 50-foot boat dock and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline, could this Richmond, Calif. home one day end up on MTV's Cribs.

Stunning Richmond home comes with elevator, 50-foot boat dock

With its 50-foot boat dock and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline, could this Richmond, Calif. home one day end up on MTV's Cribs? Perhaps the waterfront pad would need a few more amenities...

Planning begins for October rebuild of Parchester Village park

The first planning meeting for the Oct. 25 rebuilding of the Parchester Village park and playground was held last week, and future meeting dates have been set. The fields at 900 Williams Drive were selected...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Councilman Butt pitches modified minimum wage increase plan

The submission below was first published in Councilman Tom Butt's e-forum on Monday night. By Councilman Tom Butt, I am prepared to support the proposed Minimum Wage Ordinance night with the inclusion of seven amendments...
Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery.

Chevron Richmond is hiring for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions

Beginning Friday, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery. We want to make you aware of this information before it is formally advertised. Individuals interested in applying should...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District's sports schedule for this week

This week’s West Contra Costa Unified sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District's sports schedule for this week follows:

Latest Articles

County services continue despite government shutdown

County services continue despite government shutdown

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announced today that it continues to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

WCCUSD launching elementary school sports league in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to kick off its first elementary school sports league on Saturday, Jan. 20 from...
Food truck owner set to open restaurant in The Shops at Hilltop

Food truck owner set to open eatery in The Shops at Hilltop

By Mike Kinney The Shops at Hilltop is inviting another community business to provide local foods to its patrons. We recently told you about the all-local...