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Point Richmond Social Club hosts lively Dia De Los Muertos event

By Kathy Chouteau One might not expect a day celebrating the dead to be so lively, but that’s exactly what occurred on Saturday when the Point Richmond Social Club hosted its “Dia De Los Muertos”...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jada Saechao

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...
CoBiz Richmond 'Coming Out Stronger' amid COVID-19 crisis

‘Transformative’ CoBiz Richmond opens its doors

CoBiz, the new state-of-the-art co-working space and business incubator that civic leaders are calling ground zero for the revitalization of Downtown Richmond, opened its doors today. The modern, 9,000-square-foot CoBiz, located in the groundfloor space...

Families invited to sign up for holiday toy, food program on Saturday

Do you know a family in extra need of assistance this coming holiday season? Let them know: Sign-ups for the Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Toy & Food Program are set to take place Saturday,...

San Pablo police to award turkeys for kind deeds

Ahead of Thanksgiving, gratitude is already spreading in San Pablo. A new program called Project Gobble Gobble has San Pablo police officers handing out gift certificates for free turkeys to people they find have committed...

Halloween parade marches through Point Richmond

Hundreds of costume-clad students came armed with the saying, Trick or Treat, and boy did it ever work to get them candy from a variety of businesses in Point Richmond Historic Square this morning. As...

Richmond’s massive annual food, toy, and bike drive launches

The fundraising effort has launched for the 33rd Annual Richmond Fire & Police Holiday Program, which provides toys, bicycles and food to up to 1,200 local families. A fundraising breakfast is set to take place...

Baker from Hercules wins Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship

Karl Fong finally gets to talk about who won the Halloween Baking Championship on the Food Network. And yes, it's him! The baker from Hercules, who owns Vallejo-based Cakes by Karl, was declared the winner in...

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Speaker Series

Richmond-based Temple Beth Hillel is inviting the community to its Speaker Series on Sunday, Nov. 17, which will feature the authors of a new novel, The Rabbi Finds Her Way. Robert Schoen and Catherine deCuir,...

Richmond summer camp wins League of California Cities award

A summer camp offered for free to Richmond youth is now an award-winning program. The city's Community Services department was one of 12 California cities to win the Helen Putam Award by the League of...

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Eligible people in Contra Costa can now schedule monkeypox vaccination

Eligible people in Contra Costa can now schedule monkeypox vaccine appointment

Eligible people can now schedule monkeypox (MPX) vaccinations by booking an appointment at mpxvaccine.cchealth.org, according to Contra Costa Health Services.  Previously, one had to submit...
Free food program available to enrolled, eligible adults

Center for Elders’ Independence informs public about free food program

By Kathy Chouteau The Center for Elders’ Independence is informing the public that it is participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)...
College district waiving parking permit fees for Fall semester

College district waiving fees for parking permits for Fall semester

The Contra Costa Community College District announced today that it is waiving fees to obtain parking permits for students in visitors for the Fall...