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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...
CHP investigates shooting on I-80 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...

Janet Napolitano kicks off UC application period at Hercules schools

University of California President Janet Napolitano visited Hercules middle and high schools last week in order to kick of the application filing period for the University of California. The UC Application Filing Period ends Nov....

Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to bowl for breast cancer

By Mike Kinney The people behind the popular Soulful Softball Sunday in Richmond are inviting the community to bowl for breast cancer in Pinole on Saturday. In honor of local breast cancer survivors, the 5th Annual...

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MADD honors Richmond cops for DUI busts

Two Richmond police officers were recently honored with awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to ending drunken driving and other...
'Money Matters' brings financial literacy to Richmond students

‘Money Matters’ brings financial literacy to Richmond students

The Bay Area nonprofit 10,000 Degrees recently brought its ‘Money Matters’ financial literacy workshop to Sylvester Greenwood Academy in Richmond. The workshop is designed to...
San Pablo supportive housing complex opens with 54 micro-units

San Pablo supportive housing complex opens with 54 ‘micro’ apartments

Contra Costa County officials recently celebrated the transformation of a vacant office building in San Pablo into 54 micro-unit apartments for homeless adults with...