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West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

Contra Costa County allowing indoor retail, business offices to resume

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Starting tomorrow, Contra Costa County is set to allow indoor retail shopping to resume and business offices to reopen with social-distancing restrictions. Office workplaces may open for business only if workers cannot perform their job...
Fundraiser launched after Richmond teen dies in Carquinez Bridge crash

Fundraiser supports funeral costs for Richmond victim of Carquinez Bridge crash

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By Kathy Chouteau The family of one of the four young victims killed Tuesday night after the SUV they were riding in plunged off the Carquinez Bridge has launched a Go Fund Me campaign to...
De Anza High graduates roll toward bright futures

De Anza High graduates roll toward bright futures

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By Kathy Chouteau Tuesday morning—amid a jubilant atmosphere that included graduation music, teachers clapping and their parents’ vehicles decorated in balloons and signage—a group of De Anza High School students celebrated their graduations. The drive-through graduation...
East Brother Beer hosting virtual community-police relations forum

East Brother Beer hosting virtual community-police relations forum

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East Brother Beer Co. is holding a virtual forum on community-police relations in Richmond tonight at 5:30 p.m. The host of the webinar is Ya-NEEMA Healing Circle and Supportive Services Founder Dewanda Joseph, a long...

Online fundraiser launched for federal officers shot in Oakland

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The supervisor of two federal officers who were shot amid protesting in Oakland -- including Dave Patrick Underwood of Pinole, who died from injuries sustained in the shooting -- has established an online fundraiser...
Father’s Day gift ideas that support Richmond businesses

Father’s Day gift ideas that support Richmond businesses

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By Kathy Chouteau Father’s Day is fast-approaching this Sunday, June 21 and some of us are still looking for the right gift to honor dad. Even in the age of COVID curveballs, there are still...
Contra Costa County imposes curfew due to civil unrest

Contra Costa County imposes curfew due to civil unrest

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Contra Costa County has imposed a curfew starting tonight at 8 p.m. to tomorrow at 5 a.m. due to civil unrest since the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. The curfew...

PHOTOS: The morning after looters targeted Richmond businesses

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By Don Gosney In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, protests popped up all over the U.S.  And, as so frequently happens, whatever peaceful protests were planned...
Storied Richmond market set to expand with Laundromat

Storied Richmond market set to expand with Laundromat

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By Mike Kinney A Richmond market with a rich history is set to expand with a new adjacent building that will house a Laundromat. The Richmond Planning Commission recently approved the construction of a 1,500...
Community unites to protect 23rd Street merchants from looters

Community unites to protect 23rd Street merchants from looters

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By Mike Kinney As Bay Area cities on Monday braced for looting and destruction from demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, members of Club de Camiones Diferentes and The Hottest Out Car Club, local...

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‘Drive-Up Dinner for a Cause’ to support youth club

‘Drive-Up Dinner for a Cause’ to support youth club

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By Kathy Chouteau It’s an opportunity to take the night off from cooking dinner while supporting a great local cause—and all you have to do...
Casablanca cruises into the Red Oak Victory’s theatre Thursday

Casablanca cruising into the Red Oak Victory theatre

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By Kathy Chouteau While most classic movie buffs will have seen the film “Casablanca,” the Red Oak Victory ship in Richmond is ready to “play...
Embezzler agrees to get job, pay back what she stole, or go to prison

Embezzler agrees to get job, pay back what she stole, or go to prison

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A 53-year-old former accountant charged with embezzling over $900,000 from her employer, a Richmond paver company, had her 10-year prison term suspended for three...