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Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Richmond offering affordable Spring Break camp for K-6

Richmond families are being offered an affordable Spring Break camp for children from Kindergarten through 6th grade. The citywide camp will take place at the Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 Macdonald Ave., from Monday, April 1,...
Coalition to rail against BNSF plan for Miller/Knox park Tuesday

BNSF plan to reactivate rail line in Richmond park faces opposition

Richmond city leaders are battling plans by BNSF Railway Company to reactivate a rail line in Point Richmond's Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline Park. The controversy is happening at the same time the East Bay Regional Park...
West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 traffic challenges

West County residents invited to town hall on I-80 gridlock

Ready to discuss the traffic challenges on Interstate Highway 80 in West Contra Costa County -- and better yet, ways to mitigate the gridlock? The West County community is invited to a town hall featuring...

County issues health advisory regarding prescription opioid abuse

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and County Health Officer Dr. Chris Farnitano issued a health advisory Tuesday regarding the epidemic of prescription opioid abuse, and on the same day the county's Board of Supervisors...

Here’s what’s being done about abandoned RVs

A Richmond police captain reached out to residents in the Northern District to explain why abandoned RVs might not get impounded in quick time, and what's being done about it. It's an interesting take by...

Abatement of Richmond encampment postponed

By Mike Kinney The city of Richmond postponed Monday's scheduled abatement of the homeless encampment at 22nd Street and Carlson Boulevard, saying more time is needed to prepare a warming center at nearby GRIP with...

San Pablo officer recognized for restraining unruly passenger on flight

A San Pablo police officer was recognized for heroism at Monday’s San Pablo council meeting following an off-duty incident in which he restrained an intoxicated passenger on a flight. On Jan. 29, Officer Robert Arguello...
Richmond Swims offering low-cost adult swim lessons

Take the Plunge in April with low-cost adult swim classes

Richmond Swims has released its schedule for April for its popular low-cost adult swim lessons program. Eight lessons cost just $20 and you'll even get a free swim cap. Lesson times will happen Tuesdays and...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

El Sobrante man, 75, killed in solo vehicle crash

A 75-year-old man was killed after the Jeep he was driving went into an embankment and overturned in El Sobrante on Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Contra Costa CHP responded about 6:13 p.m....
Richmond-themed store sought visitor center at BART station

Richmond-themed store sought for visitor center at BART station

The City of Richmond is seeking vendors interested in setting up a Richmond-themed retail store at the new Downtown Richmond Visitor Center at the BART station. The store will augment a visitor center, located at...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...