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Groundbreaking ceremony set for new 23rd Street fire station

Groundbreaking ceremony set for new 23rd Street fire station

The community is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Fire Station 70 at 1800 23rd St. in San Pablo. The ceremony, set for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, will be hosted by...

Gratitude Grants awarded to 646 WCCUSD teachers

Over 200 local teachers took over East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Friday for a happy hour organized to thank them for their service. But the Chamberlin Family Foundation (CFF), which hosted the event,...

What’s happening downtown? Amanda Elliott has the info

As we've reported, big things are happening in downtown Richmond. The new Richmond Business Hub is under construction and hundreds of housing units are in the works. And we cannot take for granted the ongoing...
3rd annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament set for Sept. 8

9th Annual North Richmond Earth Day Festival set for Saturday

The 9th Annual Earthy Day Festival and Community Service Projects is set for this Saturday, April 20, featuring musical performances, activities and also area cleanup projects. The both fun and fulfilling event kicks off from...

Abatement of Richmond homeless encampment set for Tuesday

By Mike Kinney The City of Richmond is set to close down the large homeless encampment at 22nd Street and Carlson Boulevard Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. The move to shutter the encampment comes after the...
Health inspection signs coming to Contra Costa food trucks

Health inspection signs coming to Contra Costa food trucks

Soon, you'll know whether that food truck serving delish grub is also safe and sanitary. Many mobile food businesses operating in Contra Costa County will now have to post the same color-coded signs as stationary...
Richmond mayor to deliver State of City on Tuesday

Grant to provide summer jobs for 50 disabled youth from Richmond

A $250,000 grant will help provide summer jobs for 50 disabled Richmond youth, according to the city. The California Department of Rehabilitation and the Employment Training Panel selected the YouthWORKS program by Richmond's Employment & Training...
GRIP to open warming center for the homeless Monday

GRIP to open warming center for the homeless Monday

The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) is set to open a Warming Center on Monday that will offer warmth, food and services to the homeless. The Warming Center will be open six days a week. The...

Dumpster Day offered to San Pablo residents on Saturday

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting a Dumpster Day on Saturday, April 13, at 2600 Moraga Road (the old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get full. "This is a...
Shipt adds Petco, Smart & Final to delivery service in East Bay

Shipt adds Petco, Smart & Final to delivery service in East Bay

Shipt, a provider of same-day deliveries from popular stores, announced the addition of East Bay delivery service from Smart & Final (starting today) and Petco (starting April 18). Since last September, Shipt has been offering...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...