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Contra Costa Animal Services offering 'Big Love' adoptions discount

Contra Costa Animal Services offering ‘Big Love’ adoptions discount

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions of all animals starting today through Feb. 28 "in an effort to help Bay Area residents and families find love this Valentine’s...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...
County hosting teacher recruitment fair on Feb. 23

County hosting teacher recruitment fair on Feb. 23

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is set to hold its annual Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23. The free event will run from 9...
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Richmond’s finest, bravest to be honored at awards dinner

The community is invited to honor some of Richmond's bravest and finest at the annual City of Richmond Public Safety Awards Dinner on Friday, March 1. The event, presented...
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to...
College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

The computer lab at Kennedy High in Richmond bustled on a recent Thursday morning with students working on their college financial aid applications. For the first time this year, filling...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application process is currently open, with a...

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores. That includes the store at the Macdonald 80 Shopping...
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

So far, Richmond Ferry service has gone on swimmingly, according to city of Richmond officials. Nearly 14,000 passengers rode the Richmond Ferry in the first month of service, averaging 636...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. to host fundraiser for Richmond Promise

Grabbing a pint at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday will help support a program that is making college financially attainable for all Richmond and North Richmond youth. The brewery at 1001 Canal...

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New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante's diversity

New pizza eatery augments El Sobrante’s diversity

During frequent drives to the Sikh temple in El Sobrante over the last 18 years, Navneet Sandhu said he marveled at the...

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.