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Chevron machinists repair kennels at Milo Foundation

Chevron machinists repair kennels at Milo Foundation

A beloved no-kill animal shelter in Point Richmond is once again expressing gratitude at having highly-skilled neighbors. The Milo Foundation at 220 S. Garrard Blvd. in Point Richmond says a group of animal-loving employees from...
After homeless encampment closes, Warming Center opens

Richmond homeless encampment closes, Warming Center opens

By Mike Kinney After city of Richmond crews closed a large homeless encampment at 22nd Street and Carlson Boulevard on Tuesday, a nearby Warming Center established Monday to assist the city's homeless was less than...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for new 23rd Street fire station

Groundbreaking ceremony set for new 23rd Street fire station

The community is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Fire Station 70 at 1800 23rd St. in San Pablo. The ceremony, set for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, will be hosted by...

Gratitude Grants awarded to 646 WCCUSD teachers

Over 200 local teachers took over East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Friday for a happy hour organized to thank them for their service. But the Chamberlin Family Foundation (CFF), which hosted the event,...

What’s happening downtown? Amanda Elliott has the info

As we've reported, big things are happening in downtown Richmond. The new Richmond Business Hub is under construction and hundreds of housing units are in the works. And we cannot take for granted the ongoing...
3rd annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament set for Sept. 8

9th Annual North Richmond Earth Day Festival set for Saturday

The 9th Annual Earthy Day Festival and Community Service Projects is set for this Saturday, April 20, featuring musical performances, activities and also area cleanup projects. The both fun and fulfilling event kicks off from...

Abatement of Richmond homeless encampment set for Tuesday

By Mike Kinney The City of Richmond is set to close down the large homeless encampment at 22nd Street and Carlson Boulevard Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. The move to shutter the encampment comes after the...
Health inspection signs coming to Contra Costa food trucks

Health inspection signs coming to Contra Costa food trucks

Soon, you'll know whether that food truck serving delish grub is also safe and sanitary. Many mobile food businesses operating in Contra Costa County will now have to post the same color-coded signs as stationary...
Richmond mayor to deliver State of City on Tuesday

Grant to provide summer jobs for 50 disabled youth from Richmond

A $250,000 grant will help provide summer jobs for 50 disabled Richmond youth, according to the city. The California Department of Rehabilitation and the Employment Training Panel selected the YouthWORKS program by Richmond's Employment & Training...
GRIP seeks volunteers to help prep 800 meals daily for County's homeless

GRIP to open warming center for the homeless Monday

The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) is set to open a Warming Center on Monday that will offer warmth, food and services to the homeless. The Warming Center will be open six days a week. The...

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Richmond police chief to host town hall on recent spate of violence

Richmond police Chief Bisa French is set to host a virtual town hall to discuss the recent spate of violence within the community. The event...
Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Public Schools: Tamalpais has announced that enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins Oct. 1. Summit Tamalpais is a tuition-free public charter school located...
Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

By Mike Kinney A Richmond Main Street Initiative-led program providing restaurant-quality food to community members experiencing food insecurity has grown to provide 4,000 meals per...