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Volunteers improve 23rd St. on Cesar Chavez Day

Volunteers beautify 23rd Street to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day

By Rafael Lima In celebration of Cesar Chavez Day, an area of 23rd Street received some love and attention from about 100 community volunteers on Saturday. The residents lent assistance to a long-running project to beautify...

El Sobrante Cyclery on a roll since 1957

By Mike Kinney If you want to "go local," you should consider getting there on one of El Sobrante Cyclery's two-wheelers. El Sobrante Cyclery at 5057 El Portal Drive first opened in 1957. Its owner, Kenneth...

Urban greening project to plant over 270 street trees in Iron Triangle

The Iron Triangle neighborhood is set to receive over 270 street trees and over 6,450 square feet of “low impact development enhancements” such as bioswales and rain gardens, thanks to a $500,000 state grant. The...
477 Salesian students, staff participate in day of community service

477 Salesian students, staff join day of community service

A healthy dose of youthfulness entered Brookside Senior Living Solutions on Friday. Yes, the residents of the San Pablo senior center are young at heart. They are even more so when students from nearby Salesian...
Richmond nonprofit, Pittsburgh Steelers team up for ailing fan

Richmond nonprofit, Pittsburgh Steelers team up for ailing fan

  A Richmond nonprofit recently partnered with the Pittsburgh Steelers to provide a lasting memory for a fan from Contra Costa County who is suffering from liver cancer. The Stanton Standards Foundation and the NFL team...
DA Becton honored as 2019 Woman of the Year by state senator

DA Becton honored as 2019 Woman of the Year by state senator

State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, has named Diana Becton, the first woman and African to serve as Contra Costa County District Attorney, as the 2019 Woman of Year for the 9th Senate District. The senator...
Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city's urban forest

Richmond Trees invites community to final tree planting of season

Volunteers are encouraged to join Richmond Trees in its last Tree Planting Event of the 2018-2019 season this Sunday, March 31. The grassroots group that is beautifying the city one tree at a time plans...
Police searching for missing Richmond mom and her 2 year old

Missing Richmond mom and her 2 year old found

UPDATE: FOUND! Jessica Tucker, 30, and her 2-year-old Roselyn Artiga,, have been found after going missing since Monday, authorities said Thursday night. --- A 30-year-old Richmond woman and her 2-year-old daughter have apparently vanished, and police...
Red Cross needs help installing free smoke alarms in Parchester Village

Red Cross needs help installing free smoke alarms in Parchester Village

The American Red Cross plans to come to Parchester Village on May 4 in order to install free smoke alarms in homes, and is seeking volunteers to help.   Volunteers are asked to sign up here...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond identified

The victim of a solo-vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond early Tuesday has been identified as 34-year-old Charanjeet Gandham of San Rafael. Gandham was driving a black Honda sedan in the eastbound lanes...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...