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Bay Area Rescue Mission gives update on ‘Bridge of Hope’ construction

Bay Area Rescue Mission gives update on ‘Bridge of Hope’ construction

By Kathy Chouteau Construction on the Bridge of Hope Center project is slated to be completed in November,  Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) Development Manager Riley Silva recently announced in a video posted to social...
Body found in Bay believed to be missing teen Antoine Whittley

Body found in Bay believed to be missing teen Antoine Whittley

A body recovered from the waters of San Pablo Bay today is believed to be that of 17-year-old Antoine Whittley, the Kennedy High student who was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 10, after he exited...
Safeway partners with WCCUSD to provide back-to-school vaccines

Safeway partners with WCCUSD to provide back-to-school vaccines

By Kathy Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and Safeway are teaming up to host a clinic on Monday, July 26 that will provide free, required school vaccines, as well as the...
Contra Costa coronavirus cases 'not rising as fast as the worst case scenario'

Contra Costa County health officials urge employers to require COVID-19 vaccinations

Health officers representing Contra Costa, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties are urging employers to require that their workers are fully vaccinated. In a joint statement, the health officials for the three counties cited rising...
New Richmond victory garden to supply fruits, veggies to people in need

New Richmond victory garden to supply fruits, veggies to people in need

By Mike Kinney A new victory garden in Richmond built with the help of local youth will one day provide fruits and vegetables to disadvantaged communities. On Wednesday, Groundwork Richmond, tasked since 2010 with improving the...
Fallen Con Fire firefighters honored with radio call, moment of silence

Fallen Con Fire firefighters honored with radio call, moment of silence

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) paid tribute to two fallen firefighters on Wednesday morning with a radio call and moment of silence. To honor their heroism, a radio call was...
Richmond museum readies to reopen, debuts Arnauoff mural

Museum exhibit offers visitors chance to learn Ohlone dialect

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Museum of History and Culture has announced its newest interactive exhibit offers Bay Area residents the chance to learn to speak Chochenyo—one of eight language dialects of the East Bay...
Over two dozens volunteers help spruce up Richmond Recreation Complex

Over two dozen volunteers help spruce up Richmond Recreation Complex

A mighty band of 28 community volunteers came out on Saturday to help spruce up the Richmond Recreation Complex. They removed 28 bags of litter and weeds, and also pruned rose bushes, installed weed fabric...

Contra Costa joins state program aiming to rectify excessive prison sentences

A state pilot program will help the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office process resentencing applications from inmates in state prisons in a more timely manner. On Friday, the DA's office was notified that it...
Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to join its first in-person mixer since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at The Factory Bar on Thursday, July 22. "After over a year of...

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Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both...
Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

The Bay Area Rescue Mission's annual backpack giveaway is set to provide local children in need with 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.  "Thanks to...
SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond garage

SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond parking garage

No one was seriously injured when an SUV drove off of the 5th floor of the Kaiser Richmond parking garage and crash-landed atop cars...