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San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

San Pablo City Hall construction nears completion

By Mike Kinney If the weather stays as nice as it has recently, the brand new San Pablo City Hall should open in April, said Charles Ching, the community and economic development director for the...
The San Pablo City Council on Monday unanimously passed a ban on smoking inside rental multi-unit housing complexes citywide.

San Pablo bans smoking and vaping in most multi-unit housing

San Pablo, the city that received an “F” for smoke-free outdoor air and for smoke-free housing from the 2018 State of Tobacco Control Report, hopes to improve its grade after its City Council on...
All Contra Costa County Library locations closing Monday due to COVID-19

Former UC Berkeley campus singing eccentric to perform in San Pablo

In his distinctive suits and fedora, Rick Starr sang off key into an unplugged microphone. Even so, he made a name for himself during the 1980s and 1990s by belting out Big Band-era hits...
San Pablo EDC holding Tuesday calls for local job seekers

Free job readiness bootcamp in San Pablo

Looking for support with your job search?  Then don't miss the Removing Barriers Job Readiness Boot Camp orientation on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. at the San Pablo EDC, located at 13830 San...
Tattoo removal in San Pablo: Leaving behind the past

San Pablo EDC offers low-cost tattoo removal

If tattoos are a part of that past you’d like to shed, there’s a local, low-cost clinic that may help you. San Pablo EDC runs a flat-fee tattoo removal clinic every second Saturday of the...

Former Oakland A’s great Mike Norris joins San Pablo Baseball Association

Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is all too familiar with the highs and lows of being a famous professional athlete. While he won the Golden Glove award twice and was runner-up for...

Documentary film highlights San Pablo’s ‘most famous citizen’

The community is invited to attend a premiere documentary film screening about San Pablo's "most famous citizen," Juan B. Alvarado, on Sunday, Jan. 12. The free screening will take place in the Wildcat Room of...

Pinole police deploy new strategy to comfort traumatized children

Pinole police now have a new passenger in their patrol cars: a stuffed animal. And the cuddly new partner will have an important role in the response to traumatic events in the city. The police...
San Pablo residents can get rid of old stuff at Dumpster Day on May 13

San Pablo set to host first Dumpster Day of 2020

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its first Dumpster Day of 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2600 Moraga Road (the old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get...
Driver killed in crash on I-580 in Richmond

Two killed in collision involving wrong-way driver on I-80

Two people were killed in a head-on collision involving a driver who was traveling the wrong way on eastbound I-80 near the Appian Way exit Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP...

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Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' launch includes free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its...
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Man struck, killed by vehicle on Giant Road in San Pablo

A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Pablo on Friday night, police said. At 11:17 p.m., San Pablo police responded to the 2800 block...