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Is there space for another mini storage biz in the Sante Fe neighborhood?

Is there space for another mini storage biz in the Santa Fe neighborhood?

There are six self-storage facilities located in and near the Santa Fe neighborhood. While some say one more is too many, others cite a need for additional mini storage given ongoing housing projects that...
Richmond 'Ferry to Bridge to Greenway Complete Streets Plan' unveiled

Richmond ‘Ferry to Bridge to Greenway Complete Streets Plan’ unveiled

A plan is underway to construct safe routes for bicycle and pedestrians connecting the Richmond Ferry, the Richmond Greenway and the planned Richmond-San Rafael multi-use path. The Trails for Richmond Action Committee announced today that...

Mister Phillips: voting rights and charter schools

By Mister Phillips The agenda for the Feb. 27, 2019, meeting of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education is now online. Here are two highlights.   First, the board may adopt in closed...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

Richmond’s annual Black History Celebration set for Saturday

Praise dancing, spoken word, music and a panel discussion about the achievement gap facing black students in the local school district are among the activities set for Richmond's annual Black History Celebration. The annual celebration,...
Richmond post office officially renamed after Harold D. McCraw, Sr.

Richmond Main Post Office renaming ceremony set for Friday

This Friday, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is set to host a renaming ceremony for the Richmond Main Post Office. The ceremony, which will rename the storied post office at 1025...
Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

Oakland A’s, Chevron hit home run for STEM education

The Science of Baseball program presented by Chevron is not only hitting home runs in Bay Area classrooms, but also in the heart of downtown Oakland. Last month, the...
Chevron Richmond donates $30K to WCCUSD distance learning initiatives

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board of Education in a community conversation on ways to better...
Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application process is currently open, with a...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores. That includes the store at the Macdonald 80 Shopping...

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San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association registration opens

"The boys are back in town," says Athletic Director Andre Williams. The San Pablo Cowboys Youth Association on Monday announced it has begun the registration...
Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau If an East Bay chocolate company’s sweet deal goes through, it plans to move to Richmond this summer. Corocao Confections—an Oakland-based chocolate manufacturing...

A community guide to understanding refinery flares

We recognize that the community is concerned with flaring and the noise and visual effects it may create. We have created this guide, with...