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Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Contra Costa college district to require student, employee vaccinations

All Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) employees, as well as students who attend at least one in-person class or who visit a college facility or campus, will need to be fully vaccinated starting...
Contra Costa college district remembers late educator Jean Knox

Contra Costa college district remembers late educator Jean Knox

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District paid tribute this week to a Richmond resident and retired English teacher who recently died and left behind an impressive legacy at Contra Costa College and...
Signs-ups open for free ROP career training program

Signs-ups open for free ROP career training program

Registration is now open for the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) job training program that prepares local residents for high-paying careers in industrial facilities. To register for the Fall 2021 Process Plant Operator (PPO) cohort, visit...
‘Suicide Prevention Community Forum’ to focus on youth

‘Suicide Prevention Community Forum’ to focus on youth

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services—which is a division of Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS)—will host a free “Suicide Prevention Community Forum” Thursday, Sept. 9 from 4-7 p.m. on Zoom. Attendees will learn how...
Richmond council set to review hotly contested biz tax proposal tonight

Richmond youth council hosting school supplies drive at City Hall

The Richmond Youth Council launched a school supplies drive on Monday that runs through Sept. 10. Community members are encouraged to donate supplies to a collection bin in the lobby at 450 Civic Center Plaza...
$2M investment in Learning Hubs serves over 250 Contra Costa students

County superintendent of schools endorses universal masking mandate

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey announced her endorsement today of a letter from the California Department of Public Health that outlines school leaders’ legal obligation to follow the universal...
Photo from Saturday's job expo by Don Gosney

Richmond Job Expo provides opportunities for whole families

By Mike Kinney A unique job expo at Nicholl Park in Richmond on Saturday not only featured employment opportunities and assistance, but also family activities, giveaways of school supplies, free haircuts, COVID-19 vaccinations and a...

Bay Area health officers reaffirm support for in-person school

Bay Area health officers announced Thursday their continued support for in-person learning at schools that employ safety protocols, despite the summer surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations due to the spread of the highly...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

New homeschooling coop opening in San Pablo

A nonprofit cooperative that offers tutoring programs for homeschooled children was granted a conditional use permit to operate in San Pablo by the city's Planning Commission Tuesday. The tutoring center for local homeschooled students from...
WCCUSD may limit outdoor activities amid ‘Spare the Air’ alert

WCCUSD may limit outdoor activities amid ‘Spare the Air’ alert

By Kathy Chouteau As the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) issued a “Spare the Air” alert Aug. 19-20 due to wildfire smoke from the north and east of the Bay Area, West Contra...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...