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Bay Area health officials issue monkeypox warning

Bay Area health officials issue monkeypox warning amid summer travels, gatherings

By Kathy Chouteau Bay Area officials from nine health jurisdictions are cautioning community members to protect themselves against the monkeypox virus as cases continue to occur throughout the local region and beyond, particularly amid summer...
The Supreme Court of the United States building in Washington, D.C.

Abortion services remain ‘legal, safe, available’ in Contra Costa County despite overturning of Roe...

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision, which established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973, Contra Costa Health officials today reaffirmed...
Richmond auto dealers plead with City Council to reduce massive tax hike

Richmond auto dealers plead with Council to reduce massive tax hike

A new CBS News Bay Area report about a massive business tax increase in Richmond that threatens to drive businesses and jobs from the city is turning heads throughout the Bay Area. Starting July 1,...
The East Bay Regional Park District offers 11 lakes and reservoirs and over 25 miles of Bay/Delta shoreline and piers for fishing in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The District plants catchable rainbow trout, (fall through spring) and channel catfish, (summer) in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at Del Valle (Livermore), Lake Chabot (Castro Valley/San Leandro), Shadow Cliffs (Pleasanton), Horseshoe Lake at Quarry Lakes (Union City/Fremont), Contra Loma (Antioch), Don Castro (Hayward), and Lake Temescal (Oakland). (View Map)

‘Free fishing day’ at East Bay Regional parks and state parks on July 2

Both the East Bay Regional Park District and California state parks have a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, July 2, meaning anglers ages 16 or over will not need a California Fishing License, nor...
Career fair coming to Hilltop Community Church

Career Fair coming to Hilltop Community Church

Looking for a new career? You don't have to go far to make that connection. On Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Hilltop Community Church at 3118 Shane Drive in Richmond...
Factory Bar launches mural project

Factory Bar launches mural project

By Mike Kinney The Factory Bar in Richmond is launching a mural project on its property that will feature the works of eight artists.  "Each artist will take one letter in the word 'Richmond' and they...
Richmond public hearing could determine future of City Council elections

How should $17.2M be spent to ‘rescue’ Richmond residents and businesses?

How would you invest $17.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to help the City of Richmond address the immediate and longterm needs of Richmond residents and businesses? The city is encouraging community members...

Hidden genius’ emerge as nonprofit expands RYSE partnership

By Kathy Chouteau RYSE Youth Center’s recent expansion to the 45,000-square-foot RYSE Commons campus opening this summer in Richmond is set to help uncover more “hidden geniuses” from the local community thanks, in part, to...
Lifeguards sought for Richmond's public pools

Lifeguards sought for Richmond’s public pools

Lifeguards are sought for year-round shifts at Richmond's two public pools -- the Richmond Swim Center near Kennedy High School and the Richmond Plunge in Point Richmond. "Certified lifeguards or strong swimmers of all ages...
Roundup of local July Fourth celebrations

Roundup of local Fourth of July celebrations in West Contra Costa

By Kathy Chouteau As Independence Day draws near, there’s no shortage of festive celebrations where locals can safely enjoy the holiday. From Rich City to San Pablo and beyond, here’s a roundup of what’s happening...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...