Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Community Views

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)...

El Cerrito centennial celebration honors African American legends

by Brenda McCuistion The city of El Cerrito celebrates 100 years (1917 – 2017) and esteems African American pioneers.  On Saturday, Aug. 26, the celebration began with Special Guest Speaker, Belva Davis.  Belva, pioneer African-American...
Richmond event joins worldwide protest of conditions at U.S. southern border

Mayor: 13 applicants to replace Gayle McLaughlin on council

By Mayor Tom Butt Applications to replace Gayle McLaughlin closed today with 13 applicants who will make a pitch at the September 12 City Council meeting. The candidate statements to fill the Council vacancy are...

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Authorities prep for possible protests in West Contra Costa County

Authorities, merchants prep for possible protests

Authorities and merchants are preparing for the possibility of protesting and looting in West Contra Costa County. Target stores in Richmond, Pinole, Albany and Emeryville...
Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

By Kathy Chouteau In the latest “barking news” coming out of the East Bay Regional Park District, Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is reopening today. The beloved...
Target Richmond remains open amid unrest

Target Richmond boarded up amid unrest

By Kathy Chouteau Target Richmond remained open Monday morning amid national unrest since the recent death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis,...