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Subway campaign raises $14,600 for Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano

A Subway campaign held in recognition of Hunger Action Month in September raised $14,600 for the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano. On Wednesday, Akki Patel, CEO of Letap Group and local franchisor for...

The Salvation Army heads into BART stations to help homeless

The Salvation Army's seasonal "Red Kettle Campaign" has entered BART stations with the aim of raising funds to assist homeless individuals who seek shelter inside the transit system. As part of the "Partners for Change...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum Monday with the stated aim of launching a public input...

San Pablo holiday tree lighting event set for Friday

San Pablo is set to host its annual Holiday Tree Lighting event on Friday, Dec. 6. The Lighting of the Holiday Tree will take place at 6:30 p.m. at San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation sites -- to apply for land use permits to operate...
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 Internet and procure all the parts necessary to make one,...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14, as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s...

2020 Census now hiring for well-paying temporary positions

A well-paying job that's good for your community? Count us in! The U.S. Census Bureau is now recruiting hundreds of temporary positions in the Bay Area, including in Contra Costa County. On Thursday, Dec. 5, job...

After many years without a hotel project, Richmond is reviewing two

In well over a decade, Richmond hasn't seen a single new hotel project in city limits, Lina Velasco, the city's Director of Planning and Building Services told City Council at its Nov. 19 meeting. But...

Food barrels at city sites taking donations till Dec. 20

Food barrels at 14 city sites across Richmond will accept donations through Dec. 20, with all donations benefiting the Bay Area Rescue Mission. The Community Services Department’s 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive collects non-perishable goods...

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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...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation...