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Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions through Dec. 15

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions starting today through Saturday, Dec. 15, as part of its Home for the Holidays adoption program. Visit CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole adoption centers in order to meet...
Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

As part of a national project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., the Richmond Museum of History is launching a first-ever showcase of often hidden history of the local Jewish community,...

San Pablo cop, worker assist stranded resident

A mobility-challenged woman's electric scooter broke down at a busy intersection in San Pablo on Monday night -- and almost a mile away from home. Everything else about this story will warm your heart. San Pablo...
East Bay Parks District warns about toxic mushrooms

East Bay Regional Parks District warns about toxic mushrooms

The East Bay Regional Parks District issued an advisory this week about toxic mushrooms in its parks system during the rainy season. Mushrooms emerge annually after the fall rains, and some contain dangerous toxins. Two...
Richmond entrepreneur giving back in a big way this holiday season

Richmond entrepreneur giving back in a big way this holiday season

Darrell Jobe had a difficult upbringing in Richmond, having been raised in a household impacted by drugs and abuse. And yet he has gone on to live a highly accomplished -- and far cooler...

Contra Costa County board votes to ban certain polystyrene products

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to implement a ban on certain polystyrene products, often called sytrofoam. After a six-month grace period, the new ordinance will prohibit any business in unincorporated Contra...
Chevron E-Bike Challenge empowers students with engineering, life skills

Chevron E-Bike Challenge fostering young engineers

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond High students were so prepared for their bicycle competition afternoon, they barely had to pedal. At the RHS track in late afternoon, students in the Richmond High Engineering Partnership Academy tested...

Community invited to help install holiday lights at Hilltop park

The community is invited to the help decorate a Richmond park with holiday lights this Saturday. The Hilltop District Neighborhood Council is set to hold the 4th Annual Lights at the Park event from 1...
Family Volunteer Day in Richmond set for Saturday

Family Volunteer Day in Richmond set for Saturday

Richmond residents are invited to Family Volunteer Day this Saturday, Dec. 8, to help clean up the community and learn how to build their own mini planter boxes. The event, which had been rescheduled due...

Richmond-based Tibetan association raises $7,236 for wildfire relief

Last week, the Richmond-based Tibetan Association of Northern California (TANC) presented Mayor Tom Butt with a $7,236 check to support California wildfire relief efforts. The money was raised at a community café fundraising event hosted...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...