Monday, November 11, 2019

Community Views

24 local organizations awarded Chevron ECIA grants

Richmond mayor releases statement on recent gun violence

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt After attracting media attention for going nearly five months without a single homicide, this past week -- Saturday afternoon and again Monday night – Richmond suffered the tragic loss of...

Richmond mayor: ‘Pirate ship casino’ coming to Point Molate

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt After nearly two months of wild and mostly inaccurate speculation, the terms of the Point Molate Federal Court litigation settlement can now be made public. The primary sticking point in...
Pinole Library to open 11 additional hours per week

The Curious Taxpayer: Meet County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller. What does the County Auditor-Controller do? How does it...
Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12-percent in 2018

Richmond police chief announces ‘open data portal’

By Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown We are pleased to announce the RPD is making more police incident data free, available and accessible to all with the public launch of our open data portal. Our...

Richmond’s Les Cain mentioned in Major League Baseball pension debate

By Douglas J. Gladstone There's a retired ballplayer residing in Richmond who I'd absolutely like to meet one day. Not because I'm a baseball fan. But because I'm a fan of people who are not afraid to...
“North Richmond: Past Present and Future,” a 90-minute documentary by Doug Harris

Gioia: North Richmond will ultimately benefit from annexation

by John Gioia, Contra Costa County supervisor I’ve had the honor and privilege of representing unincorporated North Richmond as its County Supervisor for the last 19 years. During this time, there have been many positive...
San Pablo questions proposed cannabis operation in Richmond

Op-Ed: ‘Quiet tsunami’ of marijuana cultivators using up Richmond warehouse spaces

Op-ed, David Schoenthal (first published Oct. 1, 2017 in the Richmond Pulse): Three years ago, I was on Richmond’s Economic Development Commission and was shown a list of vacant warehouses. We debated what would be...
Matt Duffy releases statement on El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

WCCUSD’s Matt Duffy addresses El Cerrito-Kennedy game disruption

by Matt Duffy, WCCUSD Superintendent To the Kennedy and El Cerrito Communities: The second half of the Kennedy-El Cerrito High School football game last Friday night was cancelled due to inappropriate behavior by fans. These...
Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Richmond mayor: North Richmond annexation costly, but just

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt Tonight, the Richmond City Council will discuss and possibly vote on whether or not to proceed with annexation procedures for North Richmond. If the vote is to annex, it will...
WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

WCCUSD superintendent: ‘We stand’ with those affected by DACA decision

Matt Duffy, West Contra Costa Unified superintendent , President Donald Trump took action that will directly impact some of the most vulnerable members of our community by ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

Latest Articles

Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former...

Backyard nano-brewery bustling in Richmond’s North & East

By Kathy Chouteau A big idea sparked during grad school at the University of San Francisco has evolved today into a bustling, woman-powered, backyard nano-brewery...

Assemblymember Wicks, Mayor Butt set for Richmond Chamber luncheon

The community is invited to the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's annual Meeting & Legislative Luncheon this Thursday, Nov. 14, which will feature Mayor Tom...