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National program aims to boost postsecondary student success in Richmond

Contra Costa College’s spring semester to remain online

By Kathy Chouteau The Contra Costa Community College District, home to Contra Costa College in San Pablo as well as two additional colleges and educational centers, will be holding its spring 2021 semester courses and...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

WCCUSD issues statement after finding Trump letter in food boxes

The West Contra Costa Unified School District released this statement Thursday about a letter from President Donald Trump showing up in food boxes being distributed at district sites to families in need. Good evening WCCUSD...
Contra Costa College to start remote instruction Monday due to coronavirus

CCC sees enrollment decline 18.6 percent, The Advocate reports

Contra Costa College enrollment has declined significantly this fall semester, likely due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic that abruptly forced schools to transition to remote learning, according to The Advocate, the school's...
San Pablo police awarded OTS grant to improve traffic safety

San Pablo police awarded OTS grant to improve traffic safety

By Kathy Chouteau The San Pablo Police Department (SPPD) has been awarded a $54,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support their efforts in reducing deaths and injuries on city roads. The...
County advises residents on how to vote safely in election

County advises residents on how to vote safely in election

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is offering its recommendations for voting safely during election season to protect against contracting or transmitting COVID-19. Tops on County health officials’ list of how to vote safely...
San Pablo sets date for next Dumpster Day

San Pablo sets date for next Dumpster Day

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its next Dumpster Day for residents on Saturday, Oct. 24. Residents can get rid of any old items that have been sitting around, with the exception of mattresses,...
Golden State Model Railroad Museum to remain closed for rest of 2020

Golden State Model Railroad Museum to remain closed for rest of 2020

The Golden State Model Railroad Museum in Richmond announced today that it will remain closed for the rest of the year "due to the ongoing uncertainty related to COVID-19 and the fact that we...
WCCUSD board candidates asked to support career technical education

WCCUSD Board candidates urged to support career technical education

This Community Views piece was submitted by Ron Whittier, Tech Futures (IT Academies); Hon. Judy Johnson, Contra Costa County Bar Association (Law Academies); Desmond Carson, M.D., Lifelong Medical Center (Health Academies); Louis Kim, Hewlett...
Richmond: 4 DUI arrests, 74 citations during sobriety checkpoint

Richmond police buckle down on traffic safety

By Kathy Chouteau Recent traffic statistics in the city of Richmond are sobering. Between 2017-2018, injury collisions in Richmond increased by 13 percent, alcohol-related collisions increased by 18 percent, hit-and-run collision injuries increased by...
Firefighter’s union warns against potential staff cuts

Red flag warning issued for East Bay hills and valleys

By Kathy Chouteau The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay hills and valleys from 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16.  A robust...

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Regional parks in East Bay hills to close Sunday

Regional parks in East Bay hills to close Sunday

By Kathy Chouteau Regional Parks in the East Bay hills will close Sun., Oct. 25 due to extreme weather and fire dangers, according to the...
San Francisco Chronicle gives royal review to El Garage

San Francisco Chronicle gives royal review to El Garage

By Kathy Chouteau A glowing review by San Francisco Chronicle food critic Soleil Ho may have placed the final jewel in El Garage’s crown as...
County to hold 5 prescription drug take back events on Saturday

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event coming to Richmond

Residents will be able to safely dispose of prescription medications and vaping cartridges at a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event held at...