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Making Waves Academy celebrates campus expansion

Making Waves Academy celebrated the expansion of its Richmond campus on Saturday that enables the public charter school to grow to as many as 1,500 students by 2024. The expansion adds another 14 acres and...

Undefeated San Pablo Cowboys fundraising for post-season

The San Pablo Cowboys' 8-Under team is enjoying a perfect season at 6-0 with only two games left. Now with sights set on the regional championships in San Diego, and possibly a trip to...

Your Monday Night Football pizza order can benefit a local school

Plan to order pizza for the San Francisco 49ers host the Cleveland Browns in Monday Night Football tonight? Consider ordering from Mountain Mike's at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road in San Pablo (Raley's Shopping Centre),...

Sikh community holds vigil for trailblazing Texas deputy

By Mike Kinney Dozens of people people gathered for a candle light vigil on Saturday at the Sikh Center of the San Francisco Bay Area in El Sobrante to memory of Texas sheriff's deputy Sandeep...

Public art celebration set for Richmond Ferry Terminal

A celebration for the new public art sculptures at the Richmond Ferry Terminal, called Changing Tide, is set to bring light shows, music and dancing to the waterfront Saturday. Dedication comments and performances will begin...
Vigil planned in El Sobrante in memory of slain Sikh deputy

Vigil planned in El Sobrante in memory of slain Sikh deputy

UPDATE: Since this story first published, the vigil's location was moved. It will now be held at the Sikh Center of San Francisco Bay Area at 3550 Hillcrest Drive in El Sobrante. The story...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge’s bike & ped path to open this fall

The installation of a bike and pedestrian path barrier on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge's Bike & Pedestrian Path begins this week, with crews starting work Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to...

Richmond street to be renamed Dalai Lama Avenue

Richmond City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to rename a part of Huntington Avenue to "Dalai Lama Avenue." The roughly one-block stretch of Huntington between Columbia Avenue and San Joaquin Street (just west of Interstate...

Girls Inc. of WCC to host 2nd Annual Paint Nite fundraiser

Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa is celebrating International Day of the Girl with its 2nd Annual Paint Nite Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 11. The fun event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at...

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San Pablo maintenance worker recognized for enthusiasm, dedication

A positive attitude goes a long way. Erick Guzman, described as a highly approachable and dedicated maintenance worker for the City of San Pablo, has...

Your guide to Richmond-area Halloween events

Richmond's smallest goblins and superheros will be out in full force in the coming days, in many cases hurling threats of mischief (also known...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

BART employee hospitalized after fire spreads to Richmond maintenance yard

A BART employee was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a fire that apparently originated at a homeless encampment on the Union Pacific right-of-way...