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Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates hired to find next WCCUSD superintendent

Leadership Associates, a Southern California organization that helps school boards select superintendents and executive leaders, is being tapped to assist in the search for the 10th superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School...
Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives ‘boxes of hope’ to people in need

By Kathy Chouteau They’re called “boxes of hope,” and by the looks on the faces of the people receiving them, they deliver precisely what they promise. Today in the Bay Area Rescue Mission’s Richmond parking lot,...
Plans for former San Pablo City Hall draw concern from museum officials

Museum officials concerned about planned sale of former San Pablo City Hall property

By Mike Kinney Future development plans for the 4.64-acre former San Pablo City Hall property at San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane have drawn concern from the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society, which manages...
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

Oakland edges Richmond in Census challenge, but really both cities win

Oakland may have edged Richmond in a friendly competition to see which city could get more residents to complete the 2020 Census. But in the end, both cities won. Oakland ended the challenge with a...
JMac Frazier to be remembered on Thanksgiving with balloon, dove release

‘JMac’ to be remembered on Thanksgiving with balloon, dove release

By Kathy Chouteau Family, friends, teammates and other loved ones of Jammerrei’a “JMac” Frazier will come together on Thanksgiving to release balloons and doves in remembrance of the teen basketball enthusiast on the one year...
Univision set to film commercial at Richmond's El Agave Azul

Richmond businesses face double whammy with COVID, new tax

A nationwide surge of COVID-19 cases is once again tightening restrictions on businesses that have been struggling to stay afloat since the pandemic began in March. But in Richmond, where many businesses are additionally...

Hundreds served at Thanksgiving gift card giveaway at Hilltop Mall

By Mike Kinney A Thanksgiving drive-thru giveaway of gift cards summoned an extensively long line of vehicles at Hilltop Mall on Sunday. About 400 gift cards were distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center’s Holiday Arts Fest a hybrid in-person, virtual event

By Kathy Chouteau Holiday shoppers readying their gift-giving game plan ought to check out the Richmond Art Center’s 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, an online and in-person event featuring arts and crafts from Bay Area...
Kaiser Richmond healthcare hero lauds community’s support amid pandemic

Kaiser Richmond physician lauds community’s support amid pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Although Dr. Naomi Adler and fellow medical professionals spend a lot of time preparing and training for disasters, including for Ebola, “I don’t think anybody anticipated this type of pandemic," she said. Dr....
San Pablo collaboration hosting community feast Sunday

San Pablo collaboration hosting community feast Sunday

By Mike Kinney A community collaboration in San Pablo is holding an outdoor Thanksgiving buffet feast this Sunday, Nov. 22. The event will take place on the lawn at MacArthur Community Baptist Church at 2301 Rumrill...

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Food bank to host giveaway event at Richmond Ferry Terminal

Food bank to host giveaway at Richmond Civic Center

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is hosting drive-thru food giveaway at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Monday from 11 a.m. to...
License plate reader technology pitched for Richmond BART parking areas

BART: Track replacement project ongoing near Richmond Station

BART has begun work on replacing nearly 50-year-old trackway components next to Richmond Station, a project that will lead to track closures at the...
Museum Educator Tatiana Ortiz

Museum art program takes students on virtual trip around the world

By Kathy Chouteu This December, local students can take a virtual trip around the world to experience how different cultures celebrate the holidays, followed by...