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San Pablo EDC to host virtual hiring fair for healthcare jobs

San Pablo EDC to host virtual hiring fair for healthcare jobs

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The San Pablo EDC is hosting a Virtual Hiring Fair featuring local healthcare jobs on Wednesday, July 26 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The hiring fair will feature LifeLong Medical Care and La Clinica. ...
A Few of My Favorite Things: A Taste of Richmond returns

A Few of My Favorite Things: A Taste of Richmond returns

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By Kathy Chouteau Ah, my old familiar friend, Taste of Richmond, is finally returning after a pandemic pause and cue my happy dance because it’s easily one of my favorite local events with fab food,...
Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

Guest Commentary: Assessing LGBTQ+ friendliness in Richmond

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By Greg Brock June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! The LGBTQ+ community has made significant strides in recent years, fighting for equality, acceptance, and inclusion. While progress has been made across the United States, LGBTQ+ friendliness...
Kaiser Permanente Northern California is recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program

Kaiser Permanente is recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program

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By Antonia Ehlers To help strengthen and diversify the mental health care workforce and meet a growing demand for mental health care, Kaiser Permanente Northern California is currently recruiting for its Mental Health Training Program. The...
Guest commentary: Overcoming the legacy of redlining in Richmond

Guest commentary: Overcoming the legacy of redlining in Richmond

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By Greg Brock April is Fair Housing Month, a time to reflect on the strides we’ve made towards ensuring equal access to housing opportunities for all individuals. As we celebrate progress in fair and inclusive...
A heartfelt thank you from a cancer survivor

A heartfelt thank you from a cancer survivor

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By Mike Kinney Recently, I received a powerful spiritual anti-cancer Turtle medicine bag medallion and rope necklace from Chief Gordon Plain Bull Jr., a member of the Assiniboine and Sioux Reservation located near Fort Peck,...
Richmond High substitute teacher fired after attack on teen who used racial slur

Richmond High substitute teacher fired after attack on teen who used racial slur

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West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst issued a statement today regarding the firing of a Black substitute teacher seen on video physically attacking a student who called him a...
Nat Bates, first elected to Richmond's council in 1967, bids 'final farewell'

Nation’s oldest elected official bids ‘final farewell’ to office

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Former Richmond City Councilmember Nat Bates, who at age 91 was the nation's oldest elected official, penned this farewell speech for his final day in office Jan. 10, 2023. By Nat Bates After serving this great...
Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

Learn about WCCUSD’s academies from the experts: 5 of their newest graduates

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This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Did you know that, on average, high schools in WCCUSD have just over 1,200 students? That’s almost double the size of...
WCCUSD to host community safety forum via Zoom

Statement from WCCUSD superintendent on elementary school shooting in Texas

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Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), released the following statement in reaction to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday: Dear WCCUSD...

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For participating musicians, BART requires that they not affix any signs on the walls, do not use amplified music, and only perform in non-paid areas of the stations. Bach in the Subways requires that participating musicians not solicit tips or accept any money as it is meant to be a shared gift of musical joy.

BART invites local musicians to join ‘Bach in the Subways’

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BART is inviting local musicians to participate in Bach in the Subways, a worldwide celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach and his music, from March...
Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

Mexican restaurant part of mixed-use development on 23rd St.

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A three-story, mixed use development being constructed at 761 23rd St. (between Garvin and Burbeck avenues) in Richmond will feature three dwelling units on...
Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Rosie the Riveter to receive Congressional Gold Medal

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"Rosie the Riveter" will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal in the United States Capitol on Wednesday, April 10.  Hundreds of Rosies travel from across...