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San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly's Place animal shelter

San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly’s Place animal shelter

A grand opening event was held today for Jelly's Place Animal Rescue in San Pablo, a nonprofit providing care and placement for cats and dogs who are abandoned and homeless in West Contra Costa...
Salute's seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

Salute’s seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

While anticipating a record 1,300 guests at her 6th annual Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 23, Salute e Vita Ristorante owner Menbere Aklilu is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations. ...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue's North Bay fire benefit concert

Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue’s North Bay fire relief concert

Award-winning singer-songwriter Steve Seskin -- whose repertoire features seven number one songs -- including Grammy-nominated “Grown Men Don't Cry” by Tim McGraw and “Don't Laugh at Me” by Peter, Paul and Mary -- is...
Bay Area Rescue Mission sets out to ensure folks are fed on Thanksgiving

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...
Callejón cerca a la Calle 23 limpiado como parte de Revitalización

Alley near 23rd Street spruced up as part of revitalization

By Mike Kinney Community members banded together on Saturday to clean up a long-blighted alley that runs parallel to 23rd Street in Richmond. Dozens of residents helped round up litter in the alley between 22nd and 23rd...

23rd Street alley cleanup effort part of long-term strategy

Community members are encouraged to volunteer a few hours of their time -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 -- to help clean up a long-blighted alley near 23rd Street...

Fundraisers launched for residents affected by devastating fire

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist victims of a vacant house fire that spread to neighboring homes in Richmond on Thursday night. Residents from both homes damaged by the 7 p.m. fire on...
Fundraiser launched for 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

Fundraiser launched after 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

An online fundraiser has been launched to help pay mounting medical costs for the 3-year-old boy who was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Sept. 27. The fundraiser can be found at...
Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

By Zach Chouteau The nonprofit Richmond Promise hosted a special evening of appreciation at East Brother Beer Co. on Canal Blvd. Wednesday night, giving thanks to the dedicated teachers of the city as well as...

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Public menorah-lighting ceremony set for Shops at Hilltop Tuesday

Chabad of Richmond is set to light a public Hanukkah menorah at the Shops at Hilltop during a community-wide celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 12,...
Richmond Promise scholarship applications open

Donations deadline approaches for Richmond Holiday Food Drive

The City of Richmond Community Services Department's Holiday Food Drive ends on Dec. 18, and residents are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishables the...

Alleged illegal dumpers busted after residents call San Pablo police

Alleged illegal dumpers were busted in a quiet San Pablo neighborhood on Friday after residents refused to allow them to dump a truckload of...