Sunday, January 19, 2020

Community Views

WCCUSD Trustee Mister Phillips’ statement on recent shootings

By Mister Phillips On Thursday, my wife Angela called me at my law office and told me to be careful walking home, because there was another shooting in our neighborhood. Two people died this time....
No controversy about this once missing Richmond mural

Grandson says muralist welcomed controversy

Pete Arnautoff had seen some of his grandfather’s famous murals but the one an East Bay museum is hoping to restore he only just learned about recently. Grandson Arnautoff says he grew up surrounded by...
No controversy about this once missing Richmond mural

No controversy about this once missing Richmond mural

While controversy continues about one famous artist’s mural at a San Francisco high school, an East Bay museum is determined to restore another valuable work by the same person. The Richmond Museum of History unearthed...

Nicole Donn: On refinancing your home

By Nicole Donn A very important part of your life which can also be part of your overall financial plan is your housing. One of our most basic needs is shelter and if your shelter...

Gov. Newsom apologized to Native Americans. Will it make a difference?

By Mike Kinney Will it make a difference? On Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order apologizing to Native Americans for California’s “historical wrongdoings,” constituting a formal apology for the “historical mistreatment, violence and neglect”...

Contra Costa College investigating its president and two VPs

The following is an announcement from Fred E. Wood, chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District, about the placing of college President Dr. Katrina VanderWoude and two others in leadership on administrative leave...
San Pablo EDC program offers up to $15,000 for first-time home buyers

Susan Pricco: Prop. 13 and taxes

By Susan Pricco Own a home in California? Or do you hope to own a California home in the future? Then you should know about Proposition 13. Passed in 1978 by overtaxed residents, “Prop 13” has continued...
Are you ready to buy a home?

Are you ready to buy a home?

By Nicole Donn, US Financial Mortgage One of our most basic needs is shelter and if your shelter can also provide you with financial security, so much the better! Unless you have enough money to...

Mira Vista principal improves outcomes one student at a time

By Natalie Walchuk of Go Public Schools West Contra Costa It wouldn’t be a standard day in the life of a principal without an early morning call to help a young person ease into the start...
Concrete debris again falls from Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge ‘to close indefinitely,’ mayor says

EDITOR'S NOTE: Every year, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt crafts an elaborate false story for April Fool's day. They are always clever, and we get fooled by them every year. This year's April Fool's story...

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WCCUSD halts plan to transition Richmond schools to K-8s

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...