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Richmond suing Trump over sanctuary cities executive order

Richmond council identifies budget cuts for next fiscal year

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Richmond branch libraries may close, although probably not the main library, as part of a lengthy list of cuts to city services proposed by City Council in order to solve a $27 million budget...
Bay Area school districts on high alert after widely distributed threat

WCCUSD: Graduation ceremonies will be virtual due to COVID-19

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By Matthew Duffy, superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District The school year ends in four weeks. Time has flown by as we have tried to deal with the impact of transitioning to...

Richmond’s Juneteenth celebration canceled

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Juneteenth Family Day Parade and Festival has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made by Jerrold Hatchett, president of the Neighborhood Block Association (NBA), which organizes...
Fighter jets to fly over Richmond to salute COVID-19 frontline workers

Fighter jets to fly over Richmond to salute COVID-19 frontline workers

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Four F-15C Eagle Tactical Fighter Jets will fly over Kaiser Richmond at about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday as part of a statewide flyover to pay tribute to all who are working on the front lines...
Richmond mayor, vice mayor face backlash over anti-Israel resolution 

Richmond considering deep cuts due to economic impacts of COVID-19

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Tonight, the Richmond City Council is set to review and provide direction to city staff on how to respond to the city’s grim financial future. The economic impacts of COVID-19 have shrunken tax revenue to...
Drive-thru food distribution event coming to Contra Costa College

Drive-thru food distribution event coming to Contra Costa College

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Residents in need can get free bags of groceries including produce at a drive-thru food distribution event at Contra Costa College in San Pablo on Wednesday. The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano will...
Kaleidoscope New Hours Credit Kaleidoscope Coffee

Kaleidoscope Coffee significantly increases walk-up service hours

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By Kathy Chouteau Good news for Richmond coffee enthusiasts. Kaleidoscope Coffee, located at 109 Park Place in Point Richmond, is vastly increasing its hours after being primarily closed for the past few weeks, per owner...
Local dry cleaning biz becomes mask-maker to support staff, community

Local dry cleaning biz becomes mask-maker to support staff, community

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By Mike Kinney Following the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, Greater American Dry Cleaners saw a drop in business, and also a need to support its employees and the community. And so it swiftly shifted part of its...
Bay Area school districts on high alert after widely distributed threat

WCCUSD ‘finalizing plans’ for high school graduations

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By WCCUSD Superintendent Matthew Duffy First, I would like to wish all of the mothers a Happy Mothers Day and Día de las Madres. Even though a normal celebration may not be possible due to...
Peace & unity prevail despite canceled Cinco de Mayo parade

Even when canceled, annual Cinco de Mayo parade has impact

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When the COVID-19 shelter-in-place period began in March, organizers of the annual Cinco de Mayo Peace & Unity Parade in Richmond and San Pablo faced the difficult decision to cancel it. "It really was a...

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Neighbors help find dog that fled from fireworks

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By Kathy Chouteau Like many of his ilk, Max the Terrier mix went for a little excursion in Richmond amid the many fireworks exploding around...

Bay Area artists focus of ‘Summer Picnic’ in Gallery Garden

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By Kathy Chouteau A “Summer Picnic” Sunday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Point Richmond Gallery’s lush Gallery Garden will treat attendees to a...

Kiwanis Club sets date for school supplies giveaway at San Pablo Library

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By Mike Kinney With local schools set to resume in August, the Kiwanis Club of San Pablo is letting the public know about its annual...