Monday, October 21, 2019

Community Views

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...

Pinole principal ‘a learning leader’

By Natalie Walchuk of Go Public Schools West Contra Costa If you ask Principal Dan MacDonald about the secret sauce behind the rising student achievement levels at Shannon Elementary, he’ll smile at you and tell you...

Mister Phillips: voting rights and charter schools

By Mister Phillips The agenda for the Feb. 27, 2019, meeting of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is now online. Here are two highlights.   First, the board may adopt in closed...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...