Thursday, December 12, 2019

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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Richmond toy drive ‘well short’ of donations

With the Dec. 20 deadline for donations fast-approaching, the Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Toy Program is appealing to the community for help, as...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. hosting fundraiser for RAICES on Thursday

East Brother Beer Co. is hosting a fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 12, supporting RAICES, or Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services. The...
Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

Richmond High e-bike program preps students for emerging industry

Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...