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Richmond mayor to deliver State of City on Tuesday

Richmond mayor to deliver State of City on Tuesday

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is set to deliver the 2019 State of the City on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at...
VIDEO: Richmond firefighters battle Parkway car fire

VIDEO: Richmond firefighters battle Parkway car fire

Richmond Firefighters Local 188 posted a video to Facebook of the battle against a car fire Thursday at Richmond Parkway and West Barrett Avenue. Firefighters from Station 61 in Point Richmond quickly extinguished the fire,...
4 WCCUSD teachers surprised with Teaching Excellence awards

4 WCCUSD teachers surprised with Teaching Excellence awards

Four teachers have been announced as the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund’s 2019 Teaching Excellence award winners. They are Nystrom Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Fernanda Gonzalez Hausske, Pinole Valley High School Health Sciences teacher Dan...
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...

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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...