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Richmond art project couldn’t be critical of Trump. It still was.

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents in recent days have been speaking their collective truths in a way the city had never seen before -- except when it comes to criticizing President Trump by name. A new...

U.S. women’s soccer star’s contribution to Kennedy High

A star athlete helping the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team chase its World Cup dreams in France, has also been helping to make a difference in a college readiness program at Kennedy High in...

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, especially small mom-and-pops, sign commercial leases under the false impression...

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...
Target stores to sell cupcakes from Richmond-based Rubicon Bakers

Target offering 15 percent discount for teachers one week in July

Target is offering a 15 percent discount on select classroom supplies and women's and men's clothing from July 13 though July 20. To receive the discount, teachers must enter their teacher ID here to get...

Volunteers sought for Coastal Cleanup Day

It's that time of year when we all pitch in to beautify our coasts, creeks and trails.  Community volunteers are invited to join their neighbors in celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 21,...

Contra Costa Animal Services offering reduced-cost adoptions

A backpack, school supplies, and a new pet? Contra Costa Animal Services is offering reduced cost adoptions for dogs and cats through Sept. 30 as part of a back to school special. “During this period, the...

Fatal crash after box truck strikes guardrail on I-80 in San Pablo

The driver of a 53-foot box truck that struck a guardrail on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo Monday morning before rolling down an embankment was pronounced dead at the scene, according to...

San Pablo Rotary celebrates accomplishments in community

By Mike Kinney Service above self. That's what has brought this group of business and community leaders together on this gorgeous day in the El Sobrante Hills. As beautiful as the views from this home of San...

North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly activities, a free barbecue and a local nonprofit fair all...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...