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100-plus job openings at new Safeway Center in Hercules

100-plus job openings at emerging Safeway in Hercules

By Mike Kinney Safeway is hiring to staff its new store in Hercules. On Thursday, Oct. 6, job seekers are encouraged to "attend" a virtual employer spotlight event at 10 a.m. to learn more about the...
Police coax man off ledge near I-580 overpass in Richmond

Police talk man off highway ledge in Richmond

Police officers successfully talked a man suffering from a mental health crisis off a highway ledge in Richmond Friday night. Richmond police officers Amela Nurko and Robert Wright responded to the scene on a report...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

Victim in fatal Highway 4 crash identified

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a solo vehicle crash on Highway 4 in Martinez on Saturday as Alexandria Alvarez, 26, of Richmond. Officers responded just after 3 p.m. to...
San Pablo sets date for next Dumpster Day

San Pablo sets date for next Dumpster Day

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its next Dumpster Day for residents on Saturday, Oct. 24. Residents can get rid of any old items that have been sitting around, with the exception of mattresses,...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

Richmond woman killed in solo vehicle crash on Highway 4

A 26-year-old Richmond woman was killed in a solo vehicle crash on Highway 4 near Martinez Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers responded just after 3 p.m. to the crash that occurred...
Richmond: 4 DUI arrests, 74 citations during sobriety checkpoint

Richmond police buckle down on traffic safety

By Kathy Chouteau Recent traffic statistics in the city of Richmond are sobering. Between 2017-2018, injury collisions in Richmond increased by 13 percent, alcohol-related collisions increased by 18 percent, hit-and-run collision injuries increased by...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

WCCUSD issues statement after finding Trump letter in food boxes

The West Contra Costa Unified School District released this statement Thursday about a letter from President Donald Trump showing up in food boxes being distributed at district sites to families in need. Good evening WCCUSD...
Community mourns passing of GRIP head chef Pesa Laulea

Community mourns passing of GRIP head cook Pesa Laulea

By Mike Kinney Pesa Laulea loved the soul classics. While on duty as head cook of the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP), which provides shelter and resources to the homeless and others in need, he'd...
Brand new shoreline park opens on eastern side of Bay Bridge

Brand new shoreline park opens on eastern side of Bay Bridge

A brand new shoreline park has just opened at the eastern end of the Bay Bridge. And thanks to a continuous San Francisco Bay Trail, the scenic new park is a roughly nine-mile bike...
Land transfers make way for Harbour-8 Park expansion

Land transfers make way for Harbour-8 Park expansion

The pathway to a major expansion and enhancement of Harbour-8 Park on the Richmond Greenway has been cleared after land adjacent to the park was transferred this week to the City of Richmond and...

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The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit this week

The Factory Bar’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer sales to bolster nonprofit

By Kathy Chouteau In a move that shows beer drinking can help save the world, The Factory Bar is donating all the proceeds of its...

Richmond store employee arrested after dispute with maskless customer

The employee of a Richmond convenience store was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon following an altercation with a customer...
San Pablo man arrested for striking on-duty Petaluma firefighter with car

San Pablo man arrested for striking on-duty Petaluma firefighter with car

A San Pablo man was arrested on suspicion of striking an on-duty firefighter with his vehicle in Petaluma early Saturday, police said. Petaluma police responded...