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Ferry fares to increase on July 1

Ferry fares to increase on July 1

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San Francisco Bay Ferry fares will increase by 3 percent on all routes effective July 1. For the Richmond Ferry, that means the Clipper fare will increase by 10 cents to $4.70 per ride. Also, reserved...
Richmond makes progress on one of its largest community murals

Richmond makes progress on one of its largest community murals

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By Kathy Chouteau Progress is being made to one of the largest community murals in Richmond history, but a little more help is needed from the community to get the job done. A series of “Community...
Man attacks, chases employee at Pinole police building

Man attacks, chases employee in Pinole police building

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An employee at the Pinole Public Safety Building suffered minor injuries when she was attacked and chased by a man at the front counter of the building's reception area on Wednesday. Police said the man,...
Richmond Promise launches fund to sustain and grow support for students

Richmond Promise launches fund to sustain and grow support for students

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Richmond Promise, which provides college scholarships and guidance to hundreds of high school graduates from Richmond and North Richmond every year, recently announced the launch of a new Fund that aims to sustain and...
Annual BBQ to help prep kids for next school year

Come-Unity BBQ to help prep kids for next school year

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By Kathy Chouteau House of Loving Hands, a Richmond nonprofit that assists victims of domestic abuse with hope, safety and resources, is hosting its fourth annual “Come-Unity BBQ” Saturday, July 27 from noon to 3...
Citi Foundation awards Richmond-based Rubicon $1M grant

Citi Foundation awards Richmond-based Rubicon $1M grant

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Rubicon Programs was recently awarded a $1 million grant from Citi Foundation, which over the next three years will significantly support the Richmond-based nonprofit's efforts to increase economic opportunities for justice-impacted individuals and those disconnected...
Countywide 'surge exercise' coming to medical centers

Countywide ‘surge exercise’ coming to medical centers

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Contra Costa Health (CCH) will join local hospitals, medical clinics and first-responder agencies for a countywide drill June 12-13. The Medical Response and Surge Exercise (MRSE) simulates a disaster that tests the emergency response capabilities...
WCCUSD launches free summer meal program for 2024

WCCUSD launches free summer meal program for 2024

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) on Tuesday launched its summer meal program for 2024, noting that "hunger does not take a vacation." Starting June 10, nutritious meals were being offered to children...

‘I Was There Too’ shares Black Panther child’s perspective

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By Kathy Chouteau Two previews of “I Was There Too,” Meres-Sia Gabriel’s one-woman, multimedia show about being born into The Black Panther Party, are coming to Airship Laboratories in Richmond Aug. 9 at 8 p.m....
Emergency shelter proposal to undergo public safety review

Emergency shelter proposal to undergo public safety review

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By Mike Kinney The Richmond Planning Commission delayed voting on a proposed 25-person capacity emergency shelter at 37th Street and Bissell Avenue so that its potential impacts on the neighborhood can be studied further. Gregory VanMechelen...

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Nobody does Juneteenth like Richmond

Nobody does Juneteenth like Richmond

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By Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney A bright sun greeted one of Richmond's most important community gatherings Saturday: the annual Juneteenth Parade and Festival. Hundreds of...
Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

Richmond police arrest four suspects, seize four firearms in 30-hour period

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Richmond police made four arrests and seized four firearms within a 30-hour period starting Wednesday. The series of arrests started around the same time in...
BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

BART assigns restroom attendants at El Cerrito Del Norte Station

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By Kathy Chouteau BART has assigned restroom attendants to monitor the newly renovated El Cerrito Del Norte Station. The assignment marks the first time BART has...