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WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

Kennedy tops Salesian 4-2 in TCAL first round

Too many times this season, Kennedy High's boys varsity soccer team allowed early goals, often as the result of a corner kick or free kick. That's not how it went down Thursday against Salesian in...

Company apparently in tub of trouble

KGO (Ch 7) brought us this report last night regarding a raid involving various law enforcement agencies on Safeguard Tubs' offices on Lakeside Drive in Richmond. Owned by a company called GreenWorksUS, Safeguard Tubs, sells...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Chevron Speaks: Article on refinery projects misleading

An article published in the East Bay Express on February 5 contained incorrect and misleading information about Chevron USA’s Richmond Refinery Modernization Project. (Click to expand image on the left) Despite what the article suggests, there...

SparkPoint Contra Costa director now Hall of Famer

Betty Geishirt Cantrell doesn’t consider herself a hero, but rather lucky to be part of a heroic effort to help struggling Bay Area residents become financially stable. While that might be true, the Contra Costa...

Clouds over Chevron refinery today only steam

The clouds that could be seen above Chevron Richmond refinery Wednesday morning were actually harmless steam clouds, according to refinery officials. Chevron Richmond spokeswoman Melissa Ritchie explains: "Specialized cooling towers recycle hot water so it can...

San Pablo joining Richmond’s battle against train horns

San Pablo is joining Richmond’s effort to convince state and federal lawmakers to lower the volume of train horns. "Our city is only 2.6 square miles and it's heard all over town," San Pablo Vice...

TCAL soccer tournament brackets set

The brackets for the Tri County Athletic League soccer tournament, which begins Thursday, have been released. For the boys Thursday, seventh-seeded Kennedy is playing at home against 10th-seeded Salesian in the first round. The same...

Hike and a burger: Couple’s travel series starts here

A Point Richmond couple has begun a series of 5-minute videos that takes viewers for a hike and cheeseburger in the Bay Area. Check out their first video in Pt. Richmond, where the couple went...

Big ID theft busts after parole, probation checks

Unrelated parole and probation checks in Richmond last week led to significant arrests connected to identity theft cases, with one bust uncovering sensitive information that belonged to at least 80 victims from across the...

Healthy herring haul off Richmond’s shoreline

The prediction of a healthy herring season this year appears to have come true. The Richmond Yacht Club posted photos Monday showing the deck of a fishing boat covered in herring nearly a month after...

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Public meeting set to discuss Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway trail project

Public meeting set for Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway project

The city of San Pablo plans to provide community members with an update on the developing designs for the Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway...
Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Mike Joyce has come full circle. On Tuesday, a full 40 years after taking part in the very first Richmond Operational Program (ROP) class, Joyce...

Reinventing 23rd Street

June 21, 2018 Reinventing 23rd Street The fight to highlight 23rd Street's hidden gems. By: Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney...