Friday, April 19, 2019

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License plate reader technology pitched for Richmond BART parking areas

License plate reader system eyed for Richmond BART parking areas

Richmond BART Station and also El Cerrito del Norte Station have made a list of stations being considered to receive Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) systems aimed at cracking down on crimes such as auto...

Mira Vista principal improves outcomes one student at a time

By Natalie Walchuk of Go Public Schools West Contra Costa It wouldn’t be a standard day in the life of a principal without an early morning call to help a young person ease into the start...
National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

National Library Week inspires pilot program at San Pablo schools

This week in celebration of National Library Week, one San Pablo school per day is receiving the gift of books along with a visit by San Pablo community leaders and police personnel, including mascot...

Harbour-8 Park improvements get nod from city staff

City staff is recommending moving forward with Pogo Park's planned improvements to Harbour 8 Park on the Richmond Greenway, located at Harbour Way South north of Ohio Avenue and south of Chanslor Avenue. The proposed...
Richmond to hold free, one-day household hazardous waste collection event

Residents can dispose of hazardous waste for free this Saturday

West County residents are encouraged to take advantage of a free, one-day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event this Saturday, April 13, in Hercules. Residents of Richmond, El Sobrante, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, El Cerrito and...

Person fatally struck by train at BART El Cerrito del Norte Station

A person was fatally struck by a train at the BART El Cerrito del Norte Station Monday morning, leading to temporary closure of the station as well as the Richmond station, according to BART. The...

Concrete debris again falls from Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge “remains safe and open to the public,” according to Caltrans, despite the closure of eastbound lanes Friday due to another incident of concrete debris falling from the upper deck to...
MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

MESA program in East Bay creates future STEM professionals

Building a functional model glider is difficult enough. Getting one that will, after takeoff, make a right turn at just the right degree and then land a specified distance from the launch area? Aerodynamics is...
Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

Salesian invites community to The All Night Strut

Don't have to head to San Francisco -- catch a good musical right here in Richmond. The talented Salesian College Preparatory drama department is inviting the community to its Spring musical: The All Night Strut. Shows...
Richmond council votes in favor of surcharges for improper recycling

Richmond council votes in favor of surcharges for improper recycling

If you put garbage in the blue bin meant for recyclables, you'll have to pay extra. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council voted unanimously to allow Republic Services to impose surcharges on residential customers in the...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Highly-anticipated Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...