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San Pablo cuts ribbon for new state-of-the-art Fire Station 70

Ribbon cut for new Fire Station 70 in San Pablo

By Mike Kinney The new, state-of-the-art fire station on 23rd Street in San Pablo is set to begin functioning with fire personnel on Monday, April 19, and will have a four-person ladder truck crew and...
Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s pirates have stolen the hearts of the masses, judging by their rave reviews and the long line of patrons waiting outside their door. Black Star Pirate BBQ, the city’s newest foodie...

Red Oak Victory to reopen for Mother’s Day breakfast

By Kathy Chouteau The Red Oak Victory has announced that it will reopen to the public on Mother’s Day Sun., May 9. The ship will be welcoming visitors that day from 9 a.m. to 2...
Contra Costa doesn't anticipate vaccine appt. cancellations after Johnson & Johnson pause

Contra Costa doesn’t anticipate vaccine appt. cancellations after Johnson & Johnson pause

Contra Costa County public health officials are pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine as it undergoes further review for a possible side effect, but the County doesn't anticipate cancelling any...
GoFundMe launched to save East Brother Light Station

GoFundMe campaign aims to save East Brother Light Station

By Kathy Chouteau A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to benefit the East Brother Light Station to restore power to the 147-year-old island lighthouse and bed & breakfast following the devastating failure of its underwater...

Nystrom students get school supplies, health education ahead of campus return

By Mike Kinney With in-person learning set to resume April 19, community leaders joined volunteer healthcare professionals on Saturday to provide 100 backpacks and other school supplies to students at Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond,...
WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

WCCUSD counselor helps students think about life after high school

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Counselor Erica Martinez has a clearly defined mission: help high school students discover their passions and find a path that will...

Biden to nominate former Richmond police chief to head Border Patrol

President Joe Biden will nominate former Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus, currently the police chief of Tucson, Ariz., to lead Customs and Border Protection, according to The New York Times. Magnus was Richmond’s police chief...

Richmond Public Library launches laptop lending program

The Richmond Public Library announced that it is expanding its mobile device lending services to include Windows 10 laptops. The program aims to address the digital divide by connecting residents to library resources including Brainfuse...

Ricky Antonio’s music hiatus ends theatrically

Three masked, gun-toting robbers are riding inside an elevator, getting ready to commit a crime, when the doors open and a man walks in. The man wasn't fazed at all by the robbers and...

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Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...
Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of its May 2021 graduates

Contra Costa College Foundation erases debt of May 2021 graduates

By Kathy Chouteau With graduation day in sight, the Contra Costa College Foundation has just given Contra Costa College’s May 2021 graduating class the ultimate...