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Parents, students advocating for improvements at MLK Jr. Park

A group of local students and parents have formed a partnership in recent months to advocate for improvements to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at 1300 Virginia Ave. in Richmond. "Right now the park...
Community invited to help plant trees at renovated Wendell Park

Community invited to Wendell Park this Sunday to help plant trees

Community members are encouraged to help add more green to Wendell Park by helping to plant trees this Sunday. Volunteers from Richmond Trees, Richmond Rotary and Bayer are teaming to make a positive impact in...
Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian boys basketball coach Bill Mellis won his 500th game win in his 20th season with the Pride, and has lost 150 games, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday. The school confirmed the report on...
WCCUSD students invited to Getting Ready for College Conference

Contra Costa College to host career fair Feb. 28

Local job seekers should mark their calendars for Wednesday, Feb. 28, when the West Contra Costa Career Fair will be held at Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Road in San Pablo. The fair will...
Ribbon cut on Unity Park along Richmond Greenway

Corte de Cinta en el Parque Unity, parte del corredor Richmond Greenway

El parque Unity, un proyecto liderado por la comunidad que es parte del corredor Richmond Greenway, celebró el lunes una muy concurrida inauguración y corte de cinta. La gran inauguración del parque se llevó a...
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 R&R Coffee moving into the mall at 2200 Hilltop Mall...
Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

In the wake of a newly announced police crackdown on vehicles blocking sidewalks in the city, Mayor Tom Butt released a report Monday on the poor state of the city's sidewalks and proposed a...

Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday

A big-rig traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80 crashed into two barriers and spilled a relatively small amount of fuel into a nearby storm drain Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bay City News wire service,...
Richmond pilot project to provide bulky items pickups for multi-family properties

Republic Services driver honored for battling Richmond house fire

Republic Services Driver Antonio “Tony” Hernandez was presented with a mayoral certificate of commendation on Tuesday for dousing a house fire with his fire extinguisher during his usual pick-up route in Richmond last month. On...
Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Veteran Bay Area rapper Keak Da Sneak is in stable condition after being shot about 5:30 a.m. today in the area of Carlson Boulevard and Imperial Way, police said. Fellow Bay Area rapper Mistah Fab...

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WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...