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Tree recycling instructions in West County

Residents of Richmond and surrounding West County communities: here's how to recycle your Christmas trees. We contacted Republic Services, which provided us with two helpful flyers with information on Christmas Tree disposal. The company says...
Middle school girls explore STEM at CCC conference

Middle school girls explore STEM at CCC conference

At Contra Costa College last month, local middle-school girls played the part of crime scene forensics analysts, closely examining samples of lipstick taken from the scene of a mock crime. Meanwhile, girls nearby combusted...
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WriterCoach Connection orientation set for Richmond on Jan. 16

Here is a New Year's resolution that will have a broad and lasting impact -- and it requires an investment of just two hours per week of your time. The WriterCoach Connection, a 17-year-old, Oakland-based...

Richmond Listo Para Trabajar

December 29, 2017 Richmond Listo Para Trabajar El Construction Resource Center está preparando a los residentes, compañías de construcción y contratistas de la ciudad para un incremento en el desarrollo económico. By: Mike Aldax ↓ El Construction...
Registration for kindergarten, TK begins Monday, Jan. 8

Registration for kindergarten, TK begins Monday, Jan. 8

Registration for enrollment in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) for the 2018-2019 school year begins on Monday, Jan. 8, the district has announced. Parents or guardians can...
Charter school's opening prompts traffic safety proposal

Charter school’s opening prompts traffic safety proposal

The opening this year of a charter school on Marina Way South in Richmond has prompted the city to call for traffic safety measures at a nearby intersection. Amethod Public Schools operates both Richmond Charter...
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Gov. Jerry Brown visits El Sobrante Sikh temple

by Mike Kinney California Gov. Jerry Brown stopped by the Gurdwara Sahib temple at 3550 Hillcrest Road in El Sobrante on Sunday in order to pay his respects to a recently deceased Sikh elder....

Attending the Warriors game on Feb. 22 will benefit local students

Attending a Golden State Warriors home game against the Los Angeles Clippers in February can help fund educational opportunities for West Contra Costa County students. The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund is partnering with...
Dine at Salute's today to benefit Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Program

Dine at Salute’s today to benefit Richmond Fire/Police holiday program

By Pamela L. Jones Menbere Aklilu, owner of the popular Richmond restaurant, Salute E Vita, 1900 Esplanade Drive, has pledged to donate 20-percent of her restaurant’s proceeds on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to the Richmond...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

Donations deadline approaches for Richmond Holiday Food Drive

The City of Richmond Community Services Department's Holiday Food Drive -- where city centers throughout the community harbor donation bins for canned good and other items -- ends on Dec. 18, and residents are...

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WCCUSD: 'Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins'

WCCUSD: ‘Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins’

"Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins!" That was the message today from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which posted images on social...
Contra Costa County extends eviction moratorium for renters impacted by COVID-19

Protections for renters in Contra Costa County extended

Contra Costa County and the cities of Richmond and San Pablo have passed additional protections for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the...
Rep. DeSaulnier back to work after surviving ‘medical miracle’

Rep. DeSaulnier back to work after surviving ‘medical miracle’

By Kathy Chouteau Rep. Mark DeSaulnier announced his expectations for a “full recovery” from pneumonia and his plans to resume his Congressional duties in a...