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Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Sharon Jackson

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD board takes no action at special meeting on superintendent’s performance

West Contra Costa Unified District Board President Tom Panas said in a statement that no action was taken at a special meeting Friday night to determine the performance of Superintendent Matthew Duffy. "The purpose of...

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge bike-ped trail opens Saturday

Starting Saturday, you'll be able to walk or bike across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The 6-mile bike and pedestrian trail connecting Contra Costa and Marin counties will...

Access to business capital workshop set for San Pablo tomorrow

If you are a business owner or start-up, check out Thursday's Access to Business Capital Workshop, hosted by San Pablo EDC and moderated by Wells Fargo. Traditional and non-traditional lenders, including PCV (Pacific Community Ventures),...

Mister Phillips: Unwise to terminate WCCUSD superintendent at this time

By Mister Phillips On Monday, I announced that School Board President Tom Panas, CPA, has called a special school board meeting for this Friday at 6 p.m., at an undisclosed location. We now know the...

Contra Costa County supes ban sale of vaping devices, flavored tobacco

Starting next week, the sale of tobacco and cannabis vaping products, along with the sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products, will be prohibited in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. The County’s Board of...

Inaugural ‘Confident Catwalk’ set for Richmond Food Hall

The first ever 'Confident Catwalk,' a women's empowerment event, is set to take place Saturday at Richmond Food Hall and feature speeches from social entrepreneur and mentor Sheryl Grant, along with lifestyle blogger and...
WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

Blight results in parking restriction signs on Road 20 in San Pablo

The City of San Pablo has announced it will install new parking and street sweeping signs on segments of Road 20 to enable city crews to conduct street sweeping and cleaning. The inability to conduct...

Janet Napolitano kicks off UC application period at Hercules schools

University of California President Janet Napolitano visited Hercules middle and high schools last week in order to kick of the application filing period for the University of California. The UC Application Filing Period ends Nov....

Richmond man launches event to honor neighbors who are veterans

By Mike Kinney When Greg McConnell, a local realtor, moved to 27th Street in the North & East Neighborhood in Richmond from New York City three years ago, he quickly discovered three of his neighbors...

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PG&E planning power shutoff event this week

PG&E is planning a Public Safety Power Shutoff event this week impacting about 264,000 customers in 22 counties, including 23,230 customers in Contra Costa...

UPS recruitment event set for San Pablo

The San Pablo EDC is hosting an employer recruitment event for UPS seasonal driver helpers and package handlers on Thursday, Nov. 21. The recruitment will...

Salesian’s Daylee Dunn to be 2-sport athlete at Fresno State

Daylee Dunn, a senior at Salesian College Preparatory, signed a National Letter of Intent on Thursday to play basketball and also to run track...