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Drive thru mobile clinics to offer COVID vaccines in Richmond and San Pablo

Drive thru mobile clinics offer COVID vaccines in Richmond and San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau John Muir Health and Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) are providing free, drive thru Mobile Clinics to administer COVID-19 vaccinations in Richmond and San Pablo over the next two Saturdays. The vaccines...
WCCUSD Zoom meeting invites public comment on COVID and schools

WCCUSD Zoom meeting invites public comment on COVID and schools

By Kathy Chouteau Want to weigh-in on COVID-19 as it relates to schools? This Fri., Feb. 26 at 6 p.m., a special West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education Zoom meeting will...
Local businesses to support during Black History Month and beyond

Local businesses to support during Black History Month and beyond

By Kathy Chouteau There’s no better way to show your love for local Black-owned businesses during Black History Month—and beyond—by supporting them with your patronage. And with the COVID-19 pandemic approaching its one-year mark, and...
Richmond council selects Civic Center over Hilltop Mall for Safe Parking program

Richmond council picks Civic Center over Hilltop Mall for Safe Parking pilot

Following opposition by Hilltop neighbors, Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3 to no longer locate the city's upcoming Safe Parking Pilot Program at Hilltop Mall and to instead locate the program in one...
Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play 'What's In The Box'

Richmond principal returns to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to play ‘What’s In The Box’

By Kathy Chouteau Kenneth Farr II—the Richmond ‘TikTok principal’ from St. David School whose video of him dancing with his students on Zoom went viral—will return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. Farr previously appeared...
New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

New Richmond café serves people their daily nutritional fix

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond native Veronica Ornelas is on a mission to give her hometown a host of healthier nutritional options with the launch of her healthy café, The Daily Fix Nutrition. The new business,...
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Costco Richmond now offering Impossible Burger

Buying an Impossible Burger at Costco is now possible. Costco is currently testing a two-pound package of the popular plant-based Impossible Burger at 47 locations on the West Coast, including the one in Richmond at...
Car and truck clubs give love to Richmond flower shop for Valentine's Day

Truck and car clubs give love to Richmond flower shop

By Mike Kinney The day before Valentine's Day, dozens of eye-catching trucks and cars parked up and down MacDonald Avenue near DeJean Middle School as part of a heartfelt effort to give love to a...
Grants available to swap out old cars for e-bikes

Eligible residents can receive e-bike grant

By Kathy Chouteau Fancy a free new e-bike? The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) can make this dream a reality via its Clean Cars for All program, which is offering $7,500 grants to...

For WCCUSD students, Black Lives Matter more than an election issue

In the wake of 2020’s racial unrest, ignited by high-profile incidents of police brutality and disparities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the winners of Chevron Richmond's annual Black Employee Network scholarship became a symbol...

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Student-athlete advocates get the ‘W’ as California allows youth sports to resume

Both indoor and outdoor youth sports now able to resume in California

Student-athlete advocates who successfully lobbied to allow outdoor youth sports to resume in California have more reason to celebrate after health officials updated their...
Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches educational film series

Richmond Museum of History and Culture launches must-see film series

By Kathy Chouteau Did you know Tupac Shakur recorded music at Richmond’s Starlight Recording Studio early in his career? Or how about that Henry J....
Richmond Promise to honor fourth class of Scholars

Richmond Promise application deadline is March 14

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise Scholarship application deadline is March 14, 2021. By applying for a Richmond Promise Scholarship, students can receive $1,500—renewable for up...