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Mayor Tom Butt: Road dust is Richmond's most dangerous pollutant

Mayor Tom Butt: Road dust is Richmond’s most dangerous pollutant

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By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt From a health and environmental standpoint, the most important result of street sweeping is the debris you cannot see. Recent research has revealed that a chemical found in car tire debris...
I found pride and purpose in the building and construction trades

I found pride and purpose in the building and construction trades

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By Antwon Cloird  Whether it's through community service or on the construction site, I have been lucky to find my "Pride and Purpose" in building bonds -- along with roads and structures -- in the...
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Richmond Main Street announces downtown street banner project

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The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) on Tuesday announced a new Downtown Street Banner project with artist Tiffany Conway, CEO of Project Get Gree, and local videographer Malcolm Jackson. The street banners, which will emphasize...
Congressman DeSaulnier to host Coronavirus and Education Virtual Town Hall

Congressman DeSaulnier releases statement in wake of mass shooting in Richmond

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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier released a statement Monday in the wake of a mass shooting in Richmond Sunday night that killed three people and wounded five others. The congressman's statement follows in full: “Yet again, we grieve...
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Richmond’s Lyft program providing subsidized rides to vaccinations

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Seniors and disabled individuals in Richmond are encouraged to use the city's R-Transit Lyft program to reach COVID-19 vaccination sites (except for those that are drive-thru). The on-demand program has been operating around the clock,...
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At Vista High School, learning truly does happen your way

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This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk One blink on your drive up Barnard Street and you may miss the entrance to Vista High School — one of...
Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris returns to GRIP shelter where he once lived

Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris visits GRIP shelter where he once lived

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By Brandon Mercer On Thursday night, an NFL team representative will come to the podium at the 2021 NFL Draft and announce they are selecting for their ranks a once homeless man who spent part...
WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

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This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Counselor Erica Martinez has a clearly defined mission: help high school students discover their passions and find a path that will...
Richmond event joins worldwide protest of conditions at U.S. southern border

Contra Costa cities to synchronize lighting for COVID-19 victims

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By Kathy Chouteau Tonight at 8 p.m.—on the one-year anniversary of the first Contra Costa resident’s death from COVID-19—the County will light up the night during a “Hope and Healing Virtual Event” to honor the...
Parents to rally to reopen WCCUSD schools on anniversary of closures

Parent group ‘frustrated’ by WCCUSD labor agreement on school reopening

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West Contra Costa Safe Open Schools released a response to a tentative labor agreement reached between the school district and its employee unions on reopening plans. The group's statement follows in full: West Contra Costa...

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Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

Tacos El Tucan sizzles it up Tijuana style on San Pablo Ave.

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By Kathy Chouteau When was the last time you had some Tijuana-style tacos at Tacos El Tucan? If you pass by Tacos El Tucan on San...
The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

The Factory Bar makes down-time rewarding for local teachers

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By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar in Richmond is ringing in its “Second Annual Teacher’s Attendance Contest” this week, much to the anticipated delight of...
Richmond couple's heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

Richmond couple’s heartwarming story of senior dog earns Petco rescue grant

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A Richmond couple's heartwarming story about their adopted senior dog Maya won Petco’s annual ‘Love Stories” contest, leading to a $10,000 grant for a...