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Coronavirus causes WCCUSD to close all schools for three weeks

John Henry High ‘in good standing’ with WCCUSD

John Henry High is in compliance with its charter and in "good standing" with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the district's superintendent stated in a letter last week to the California School...
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City officials warn drivers about construction at 37th and Macdonald

City officials are asking folks to drive with care on Macdonald Avenue at 37th Street, where pedestrian bulbouts are being constructed. The construction is causing lanes to shift at the intersection. The project is set...
County wins grant to provide new car seats to eligible parents, guardians

Grant to give low-income county families free child safety seats

A newly awarded $75,000 state grant will enable Contra Costa County public health nurses to give free car seats to their low-income clients along with education on how to use them properly. The “Child...

Volunteers build ‘dream’ playground for Crescent Park kids

About 200 community volunteers banded together on Saturday to build a state-of-the-art playground for children at Crescent Park in Richmond. The effort was made possible by a KaBOOM! grant, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, to EAH...
Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

What does Richmond’s own Betty Reid Soskin have in common with Sen. Kamala Harris and celebrity artists Chrissy Teigen, Viola Davis, and Janelle Monae? They have all been named 2018 Women of the Year...
Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

by Mike Kinney The congregation at St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Richmond is cheering the reopening of its church sanctuary, which has been closed for close to a year after the discovery of sizeable cracks...
Local faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

Faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

by Mike Kinney Multiple faith organizations in West Contra Costa County were represented at a solidarity Shabbat at Temple Beth Hillel on Friday — part of a national effort to support Jews in the wake...
San Pablo's Blue Bay Thai holds successful local food tasting

San Pablo’s Blue Bay Thai holds local food tasting

Patty Sutantawong, owner of Blue Bay Thai in San Pablo, had a brilliant idea to help promote her restaurant. Within one week, she gathered seven food tasters from San Pablo and Richmond. Three doctors from...

Travis Credit Union to host Budget for Homeownership workshop

From the first treehouse you visit as a child, home ownership is a desire ingrained in us from an early age. As Americans, the house with the picket fence is as organic to our...
Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

Contra Costa hosting drive-thru drop-offs for mail ballots

The Contra Costa Elections Division will again host a “drive-thru” ballot drop-off location outside of its Martinez office for the upcoming election. The drive-thru will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday...

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23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old man early this morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Brookside Drive at about...

Contra Costa DA won’t file charges for possession of small amounts of drugs, other...

Most people arrested or cited solely for possessing small amounts of drugs in Contra Costa County will no longer be charged by prosecutors, the...
19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

A 19-year-old Pinole man was killed in a solo motorcycle collision on Highway 1 north of Point Reyes Station Tuesday, according to the Marin...