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County libraries serving free lunches to youth this summer

At eight Contra Costa Library locations including the San Pablo and El Cerrito libraries, free lunches will be offered to youth 18 and under during summer. Along with lunch, the libraries will offer a variety...
New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store will open in Pinole on Aug. 8, with a grand opening slated for Sept. 13-15. The store will open in the former Orchard Supply Hardware location at 1440 Fitzgerald Drive,...
All sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

60 sites where WCCUSD is serving summer meals to youth

Starting today, children under the age of 18 can eat a free breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of 60 locations in West Contra Costa County during the summer. The West Contra Costa Unified School...

PHOTOS! 2019 Richmond Juneteenth celebration

By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney Community members came out in droves Saturday for yet another colorful Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond. The annual community festival, presented by the Neighborhood Block Association, Chevron Richmond and...
Lawyer targeting 23rd Street merchants for ADA compliance violations

Lawyer targeting 23rd Street merchants for ADA violations

The Richmond City Manager's Office and community advocates are warning about an attorney who is targeting businesses on 23rd Street for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In many cases, businesses are threatened...
Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal, which launched service in January, made the announcement in his...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Kennedy High special ed aide named ‘Paraprofessional of the Year’

Sopheap Sap, known to the Kennedy High community as SoSo, is no average aide. Working in special education, she never forgets a birthday for students and staff. In her six years in the class,...
Fallen Richmond cop's sister turns pain into power with new book series

Slain Richmond cop’s sister turns pain into power with new book series

The sister of beloved Richmond police Officer Kaliah Ashante Harper, who lost her life in a domestic violence incident in 2006, is turning her "pain into power" by creating a children's book series in...
BART, AC Transit approve plan increasing late-night, weekend service between SF and Richmond

AC Transit fares to increase July 1

AC Transit fares will increase on July 1, with the adult cash fare rising from $2.35 to $2.50, and the youth/senior/disabled pass rising from $1.15 to $1.25. The adult 31-day pass will not increase, remaining...
Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Overaa requesting bids for Wilson Elementary rebuild

Richmond-based C. Overaa and Co. is seeking bids from qualified subcontractors and suppliers for the ongoing project to build a new Wilson Elementary School campus at 629 42nd St. The school has been operating this...

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Richmond mayor seeks suggestions for naming ferry terminal

Richmond mayor: Weekend ferry service should begin in August

Weekend Richmond Ferry service should begin starting in August, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announced today. The mayor, who long advocated for the new ferry terminal,...

Bank of America names Richmond High senior ‘Student Leader’

Navigating high school isn't easy. But Richmond High senior Ryan Saechao has still found time to serve on student councils and volunteer at a...

‘Where’s Pablo?’ off to a great start

Hannia (pictured above), an incoming sixth grader, was inspired to visit all 23 businesses in one day to collect Where’s Pablo playing cards. Her...