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Census Caravan rolls through hard-to-count local neighborhoods

Census Caravan rolls through hard-to-count local neighborhoods

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By Mike Kinney The mayors of Richmond and San Pablo joined a Census Caravan that rolled through hard-to-count areas of their cities on Saturday. The caravan, which began at San Pablo City Hall, featured a number...

Community mourns death of federal officer Dave Patrick Underwood

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By Mike Kinney The local community is grieving the death of Pinole resident Dave Patrick Underwood, a 53-year-old Federal Protective Service officer who was shot and killed while on duty amid protests in Oakland on...
Richmond: Commissary kitchen set to open for local foodpreneurs

Bridge Kitchen hosts ‘Demo Wednesday’ and other foodie fun

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By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Storage and ArtSpace’s kitchen has lots of foodie fun in store this week for those safely venturing outside of their front doors. It all starts with “Demo Wednesday” Wednesday, June 17 from...
Fire ravages old former Chevy's in Richmond's Hilltop

Fire ravages former Chevys restaurant in Richmond’s Hilltop

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https://www.facebook.com/Hilltopdistrict/videos/279409479927696/?v=279409479927696 By Mike Kinney No injuries were reported in a three-alarm fire that severely damaged a building formerly occupied by a Chevys restaurant in Richmond's Hilltop neighborhood Sunday, fire officials said. A total of 12 engines, two...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

Faith leaders to hold outdoor prayer services for homeless at Hilltop hotel

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By Mike Kinney The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) will hold an outdoor prayer service in the parking lot of the Courtyard Marriott at Hilltop on Sunday. Faith leaders will gather for a service from 9:15...
Spring exhibitions at Richmond Art Center examine climate crisis

Richmond Art Center appoints Jose R. Rivera as new executive director

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The Richmond Art Center has appointed Jose R. Rivera as its new executive director. Rivera brings over 25 years of experience with for-profit and non-profit organizations in California, Florida, Puerto Rico and Massachusetts, according to...
Caravan to roll through Richmond and San Pablo to promote Census today

Caravan to roll through Richmond and San Pablo to promote Census

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A Census Caravan will be rolling through Richmond and San Pablo today starting at noon in order to promote participation in the 2020 Census. The two-hour-long caravan will begin at San Pablo City Hall and...

Black Lives Matter mural spans several Richmond blocks

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By Mike Kinney The phrase stands out prominently for all to see in Richmond. In giant yellow letters, "BLACK LIVES MATTER" was painted on Nevin Avenue in front of Richmond City Hall spanning from 25th...
CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

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CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests will be available at no-cost to individuals meeting CDC and...
WCCUSD eliminating school resource officers in wake of George Floyd killing

WCCUSD ousts school resource officers

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The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will end contracts with police agencies that assist in public safety at schools, the district's Board of Education voted Wednesday. The $1.5 million in police services...

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Richmond police activity report from May 13-19

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he following is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these...
Vote for Richmond finalists in ‘Best of the East Bay’ contest

Richmond finalists named in ‘Best of the East Bay’ contest

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By Kathy Chouteau Numerous Richmond businesses are representing in the East Bay Express’ “Best of the East Bay Awards” competition after being nominated online as...
Destination Weddings set for Mount Diablo

Destination Weddings set for Mount Diablo

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On Friday, 16 couples will marry amid the stunning panoramic views at the Summit of Mount Diablo. The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder’s Office is partnering again...