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San Pablo residents can get rid of old stuff at Dumpster Day on May 13

San Pablo set to host first Dumpster Day of 2020

San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its first Dumpster Day of 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2600 Moraga Road (the old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get...
San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

Travis Credit Union offering free budget seminars

Travis Credit Union is set to host three free Build a Basic Budget seminars in Contra Costa County this month, including at the San Pablo Library on Jan. 27. The seminar will take place at...

Pilot program aiming to keep seniors in their homes ‘successful’

A yearlong pilot program in Richmond aiming to allow seniors to remain in their homes with help from community volunteers intends to continue and expand after its operators said it proved successful. Ashby Village, a...
Union Pacific to close Market Ave. railroad crossing for track repairs

Man fatally struck by train north of Richmond Tuesday

A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train just north of Richmond Tuesday morning, according to Amtrak and Union Pacific. The man was trespassing on the rail tracks when he was...

Activist Shaun King set to appear at Bernie Sanders events in Richmond

Nationally known writer, political activist and social media influencer Shaun King is reportedly expected to appear at campaign events in Richmond for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tuesday. On Dec. 23, the New York-based King...

Richmond Art Center preps for ‘Art of the African Diaspora’

The Art of the African Diaspora, an annual, non-juried group exhibition featuring works by over 150 artists of African decent, will be featured at the Richmond Art Center from Jan. 14 to March 13...
Starting next month, BART service will begin one hour later

BART, AC Transit fares increasing Jan. 1

BART and AC Transit fares are set to increase on Jan. 1. BART fares will go up by 5.4 percent as part of an inflation-based program first approved by the BART Board of Directors in...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

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...
Richmond officials offer residents options for Christmas tree disposal

How to properly dispose of your holiday tree

The Richmond Environmental and Health Initiatives Division is encouraging the city's residents to consider disposing of their holiday trees in one of these ways: Curbside Collection: Cut your tree to fit your organic waste container. Trees...

Annual Richmond event offers holiday hope for violence survivors

By Mike Kinney It may take a village, but it begins with the individual. At the Healing Circles of Hope -- Mothers Against Senseless Killings' (MASK) Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway on Thursday, Dec. 19,...

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WCCUSD halts plan to transition Richmond schools to K-8s

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...