Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School starts Sunday, Aug. 25

Beit Midrash Hillel: Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School begins Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9:30 a.m.   Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish history, culture, holidays, customs and Hebrew for Kindergarten...

Where to celebrate National Night Out

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...

Don’t forget to pick up your free compost this Wednesday

West County residents are invited to fetch free compost this Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 101 Pittsburg Ave. in Richmond. Compost giveaways occur the first Wednesday of every month as part of...
Middle College High named 2019 Distinguished School

CCC expanding online courses, degrees and certificates

Using a state grant, Contra Costa College is set to invest $461,000 into improving and expanding its online courses, degrees and certificates, with a focus on bolstering career education programs that prepare students for...

Soulful Softball Sunday crew beautifies Nicholl Park

By Mike Kinney Whenever Nicholl Park in Richmond gets some tender loving care, there's a good chance Soulful Softball Sunday is coming soon. Soulful Softball Sunday is the award-winning, grassroots community gathering launched by community advocates...

Reminder! Richmond Ferry weekend service pilot starts Saturday

Anyone up for a ferry ride to downtown San Francisco this weekend? It's now possible. For the first time, a summer weekend ferry service pilot project is set to begin Saturday, Aug. 3. The trial...

Richmond Rosie turns 100

A longtime Richmond resident who turned 100 years old on July 26 is an original Rosie the Riveter, having worked at the Kaiser Shipyards during WWII. And to this day, she beat practically anyone in...

‘MythBusters’ host Adam Savage collaborates with Richmond Fab Lab

Kennedy High students recently collaborated on a project with Adam Savage, a special effects designer and fabricator known best as the former co-host of MythBusters. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11...

Making Waves Foundation appoints new CEO

Making Waves Foundation, which supports Making Waves Academy, a public charter school in Richmond serving students from grades 5 through 12, has appointed a new CEO, Patrick O’Donnell. O’Donnell joins the foundation after serving in...
Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Rep. DeSaulnier to hold Richmond town hall on immigration

On Monday, Aug. 5, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will hold a town hall in Richmond on immigration. DeSaulnier plans to share what he witnessed during two visits to immigration detention facilities on the U.S. southern border. The...

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ADA compliance: How to make your business welcoming to all

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was created to ensure all customers, regardless of physical ability, have access at brick-and-mortar stores. However, many business owners,...

Richmond’s newly appointed interim city manager addresses city

Richmond's newly appointed interim City Manager Steve Falk expects to serve in his role through the end of the year, and during that time...

Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11,...