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Richmond's Bayview and West Side library branches to reopen for in-person services

Richmond library branches to reopen for in-person services

Richmond Public Library's Bayview and West Side branches will resume in-person services on Tuesday, June 22, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Going forward, the branches will be open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, library...
Firefighters prevent spread of Richmond debris fire

Firefighters prevent spread of Richmond debris fire

By Mike Kinney Firefighters quickly doused a debris fire behind a mini strip mall in Richmond before it could extend into the commercial building this afternoon, a fire official said. The blaze was reported at about...
Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games resumes

Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games to resume

Ferry service is returning to San Francisco Giants games starting Friday, June 25, when the Giants host the Oakland Athletics for a weekend series, according to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which oversees the...

Happy Lot Farm & Garden to unveil new treasures at its urban oasis

By Kathy Chouteau The Happy Lot Farm & Garden, a formerly blighted lot that’s been transformed into a place where neighbors can grow organic food themselves, is hosting a “Mural & Little Libraries Unveiling” Wednesday,...
Richmond YouthBUILD’s recent grads ready for construction careers

Richmond YouthBUILD’s newest grads ready for construction careers

By Kathy Chouteau Last year, Jesus Parra said his life ran into a “dead end” and he ended up in Juvenile Hall and received probation. YouthBUILD was recommended to him. “They offered us the right path...
WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

WCCUSD tentative deal with union reduces class sizes, increases counselors

A tentative one-year labor agreement reached Monday between the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and its teachers union would restore cuts made in response to the district's budget crisis last year and...
Video shows man leave El Cerrito Walgreens with $500 in stolen items

Video shows man leave El Cerrito Walgreens with $500 in stolen items

El Cerrito police released video surveillance Tuesday of a man leaving the Wagreens store with $500 worth of unpaid items last week after threatening employees who tried to stop him. Officers responded to the store...
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San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association registration opens

"The boys are back in town," says Athletic Director Andre Williams. The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association on Monday announced it has begun the registration period for the 2021 season. In its upcoming 8th season, the...
Six Flags tickets offered to Californians getting first COVID-19 vaccine

Six Flags tickets offered to Californians getting first COVID-19 vaccine

By Kathy Chouteau Local residents aged 12 and over who receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose at two local clinics operated by LifeLong Medical Care will get a free ticket to Six Flags, according to...

Point Richmond’s Masa Taqueria aims to add alcohol to offerings

By Kathy Chouteau A Point Richmond taqueria known for its hand-crafted tamales is hoping to add another special offering to its menu: alcohol. Masa Taqueria, located at 199 Park Place in the Point, has applied for...

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North Richmond house fire contained to one room

North Richmond house fire contained to one room

A fire at an abandoned, boarded-up North Richmond home on Tuesday was brought under control within 10 minutes and contained to one room, according...

Basketball Rec League welcomes youth of all skill levels for sign-ups

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club “Basketball Rec League” is accepting players ages 7 through 14 of all skill...
Six Flags tickets offered to Californians getting first COVID-19 vaccine

Six Flags tickets offered to Californians getting first COVID-19 vaccine

By Kathy Chouteau Local residents aged 12 and over who receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose at two local clinics operated by LifeLong Medical Care...