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S. 55th from Carlson to Potrero to close to traffic for paving

FYI drivers. From Oct. 22 to Oct. 25, S. 55th Street from Carlson Boulevard to Bayview Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions due to street paving, according to the City of...
Pinole Valley High music teacher wins Eukel Award for exceptional teaching

Pinole Valley High music teacher wins Eukel Award

Erik Radkiewicz, an accomplished musician and music teacher at Pinole Valley High School, teaches students in his marching band that there are no shortcuts, that practice is crucial and every musician in the band...
WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Matt Duffy today released his regular address to the district community that states the district's aim to double the percentage of students who are college and...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

Vaccination clinic at CCC aims to scare off flu before Halloween

Community members are encouraged to attend a free flu vaccination clinic that will be offered at Contra Costa College on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Cleverly called Boo2Flu, the single-day clinic is a partnership between Contra Costa...
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Chevron women hold STEM Party for local girls

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County were treated to a STEM Party this past Saturday hosted by five women mentors from Chevron. Like last year, members of Chevron’s Women’s Executive...

Arbor Day tree-planting set for Dirt World

Community members are encouraged to join an Arbor Day effort to plant trees at Richmond's new Dirt World, the first public bike park in the East Bay. As part of an effort to reforest Richmond,...
Volunteers sought for pre-Halloween cleanup of 23rd St.

Volunteers sought for pre-Halloween cleanup of 23rd St.

Know what would be a treat this Halloween? A sparkling clean 23rd Street. In advance of the popular 3rd Annual Trick or Treat on 23rd Street event on Oct. 31, which draws of hundreds of...
'It’s Story Time' at The Multicultural Children’s Bookstore at Hilltop Mall

‘It’s Story Time’ at Hilltop Mall book store

Every Saturday, a Richmond bookstore is helping to foster a love of reading in local kids. The Multicultural Children’s Bookstore’s “It’s Story Time” is a series of live book readings for kids that happen each...
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450 employees take part in Chevron Richmond Volunteer Week

A helping hand? Try thousands of them. Chevron again made a massive impact during its annual Volunteer Week that sends its employees from throughout the Bay Area out into local communities to help nonprofits and...

Contra Costa College offering new ‘fast track’ classes

Contra Costa College has announced new Fast Track sessions allowing students to complete courses in a shorter amount of time. For fall 2018, Fast Track classes will run for eight weeks starting on Oct. 22,...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...