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3 forums set for WCCUSD board candidates

3 forums set for WCCUSD board candidates

The 11 candidates running for three seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election have been invited to participate in a series of...
Shipt to offer same-day home deliveries from Target, CVS, Safeway, Foods Co.

BART gets $6.8M FEMA grant to boost security

BART is getting $6.8 million in federal emergency funding to address public safety on the system. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) follows several stabbings on the trains and in the stations. The...

Genre-bending bands at season’s final Point Richmond Music summer concert

By Zoe Jennings The last concert of the Point Richmond Music free summer concert series will feature two genre-bending bands, Achilles Wheel and Ruckatan Latin Tribe. The show is set for Friday, Sept. 14, on the...

Richmond soars as kite-flying haven

By Kathy Chouteau Want to go fly a kite? If you’re a Richmond resident, you’re in one of the Bay Area's best spots  to do so. With 32 miles of beautiful shoreline—and Bay breezes to boot—Richmond...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

No one was injured but five people were displaced following a two-alarm fire at a two-story, multi-family home at 274 S. 47th St. in Richmond on Friday morning, according to Richmond Fire Department Chief...
Richmond Art Center receives $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

Richmond Art Center fall classes now in session

The fall session of classes at the Richmond Art Center start this week, and there is truly an arts or crafts class for just about everyone. Classes are offered in jewelry making, painting (in watercolors,...
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New details on Catahoula Coffee owner’s Point Richmond venture

We've learned more this week about Catahoula Coffee Company owner Tim "Timber" Manhart's plans to open a cafe and beer spot in Point Richmond. The Point Richmond Social Club at 401 S. Garrard Blvd. --...
Blighted magazine rack in Richmond becomes 'Little Free Library'

Blighted magazine rack becomes Richmond alley’s ‘Little Free Library’

by Mike Kinney A Richmond alleyway that has been rehabilitated with ample help from local community members now has its own Little Free Library. Community organizer Cesar Zepeda created and donated the library station. The city...
Sold-out Cheech Marin event at Contra Costa College to be livestreamed

Sold-out Cheech Marin event at Contra Costa College to be live-streamed

A highly anticipated event featuring Cheech Marin at Contra Costa College later this month has quickly sold out, but the good news is the event will be live-streamed for those unable to attend. "Hearing your...
3rd annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament set for Sept. 8

3rd Annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament set for Sept. 8

The community is invited to the 3rd Annual Shields-Reid Community Chess Tournament, set for Saturday, Sept. 8. Registration will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with rounds beginning at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...