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WCCUSD announces partial settlement in lawsuit involving trustee elections

WCCUSD announces partial settlement in lawsuit involving trustee elections

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will move to trustee area elections in 2020. Also, terms of office for the three seats up for election on the WCCUSD Board of Education this...

Hospice care not slowing longtime community activist

Alone at a relative’s home in Oakland, Sims Thompson walked on his own to open the front door. He was a bit frail, but he moved around fine. He sat on a reclining chair...
Evolving Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to launch co-working space

Evolving Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to launch co-working space

Bridge Storage and ArtSpace may perhaps be the East Bay’s most evolving business. Launched in 1993 as a storage and rental business at 23 Main Ave., owner Jeff Wright and his father Jim turned a...
New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

New Richmond nonprofit helps working adults gain a degree

By Zach Chouteau Have you ever heard of a college program with no tests or required attendance that lets you gain a degree on your own time and in your own way? The Standard dropped...
Shipt to offer same-day home deliveries from Target, CVS, Safeway, Foods Co.

BART gets $6.8M FEMA grant to boost security

BART is getting $6.8 million in federal emergency funding to address public safety on the system. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) follows several stabbings on the trains and in the stations. The...
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Chevron Stations Inc. hosting weekly pop-up hiring events in Richmond

Chevron Stations Inc. is hosting a series of pop-up hiring events at various stores in the region, including two in Richmond. The pop-up hiring events will occur every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....
Travis Credit Union to hold college financing workshop at San Pablo Library

Travis Credit Union to hold college financing workshop at San Pablo Library

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a free “Keys to College Financing” workshop on Sept. 17. The event is set to take place in the Community Room at San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo...

Genre-bending bands at season’s final Point Richmond Music summer concert

By Zoe Jennings The last concert of the Point Richmond Music free summer concert series will feature two genre-bending bands, Achilles Wheel and Ruckatan Latin Tribe. The show is set for Friday, Sept. 14, on the...
Evolving Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to launch co-working space

R&R Coffee set to move into Bridge Storage and Artspace

R&R Coffee's stint serving local coffee and bites at The Shops at Hilltop has come to an end. Good news? The well-liked company has found a new home. The business that was launched by Phillip...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

No one was injured but five people were displaced following a two-alarm fire at a two-story, multi-family home at 274 S. 47th St. in Richmond on Friday morning, according to Richmond Fire Department Chief...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...