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Public hearing set for Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline proposals

Public Hearing Tonight on Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline proposals

Tonight is your chance to be heard on proposed changes for Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. The East Bay Regional Parks District is taking public comments at a meeting to discuss and review the draft Environmental Impact...
Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

Free Back to School party set for Nevin Park on Sept. 12

The Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) and Chevron Richmond are inviting families in the community to the free and fun Back-to-School Celebration at Nevin Park, 501 Macdonald Ave., on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The festivities run...
AC Transit board seeks public's input on proposed route changes

AC Transit board seeks public’s input on proposed route changes

The AC Transit Board of Directors is seeking the public's input on proposed service changes expected to be implemented this December, including to Line 70 in Richmond. As part of the proposals, Line 70 would...
Richmond woman knits hundreds of yarn hats for people in need

Richmond woman knits hundreds of yarn hats for people in need

by Mike Kinney Richmond resident Cynthia Kerns has a mission when she looms with worsted yarn. Using four differently sized circular looms, Kerns creates beautiful handcrafted yarn hats for patients at local hospitals who have had...
County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

Spots left for ‘Rosie’ waterfront weddings in Richmond

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront as part of its "Destination Weddings" program. Spots are still available...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

No one was injured but five people were displaced following a two-alarm fire at a two-story, multi-family home at 274 S. 47th St. in Richmond on Friday morning, according to Richmond Fire Department Chief...
Richmond Art Center receives $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

Richmond Art Center fall classes now in session

The fall session of classes at the Richmond Art Center start this week, and there is truly an arts or crafts class for just about everyone. Classes are offered in jewelry making, painting (in watercolors,...

Happening Sept. 19: Free “Black Minds Matter” Lecture and Workshop

Contra Costa College Student Equity invites the community to “Black Minds Matter,” a free lecture and workshop on issues facing men of color in education. Professor Luke Wood, San Diego State University, and originator of...

Richmond soars as kite-flying haven

By Kathy Chouteau Want to go fly a kite? If you’re a Richmond resident, you’re in one of the Bay Area's best spots  to do so. With 32 miles of beautiful shoreline—and Bay breezes to boot—Richmond...
Sold-out Cheech Marin event at Contra Costa College to be livestreamed

Sold-out Cheech Marin event at Contra Costa College to be live-streamed

A highly anticipated event featuring Cheech Marin at Contra Costa College later this month has quickly sold out, but the good news is the event will be live-streamed for those unable to attend. "Hearing your...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...