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1.9M digital books borrowed from Contra Costa County Library in 2023

Cyber security attack impacts Contra Costa Library

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A ransomware attack prompted a network outage at all Contra Costa County Library branches and the Martinez administrative offices, Library officials announced Friday. "It may be several days before all library services are fully operational,"...

Documentary film highlights San Pablo’s ‘most famous citizen’

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The community is invited to attend a premiere documentary film screening about San Pablo's "most famous citizen," Juan B. Alvarado, on Sunday, Jan. 12. The free screening will take place in the Wildcat Room of...
Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak in Richmond

New website asks public to report blocked rail crossings

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Is a train blocking traffic in your neighborhood? Local residents now have a way to inform the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), which says it aims to use public reports to address problem areas. In his...

Pinole police deploy new strategy to comfort traumatized children

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Pinole police now have a new passenger in their patrol cars: a stuffed animal. And the cuddly new partner will have an important role in the response to traumatic events in the city. The police...
San Pablo residents can get rid of old stuff at Dumpster Day on May 13

San Pablo set to host first Dumpster Day of 2020

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San Pablo's Public Works Department is hosting its first Dumpster Day of 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2600 Moraga Road (the old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get...
San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

Travis Credit Union offering free budget seminars

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Travis Credit Union is set to host three free Build a Basic Budget seminars in Contra Costa County this month, including at the San Pablo Library on Jan. 27. The seminar will take place at...

Pilot program aiming to keep seniors in their homes ‘successful’

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A yearlong pilot program in Richmond aiming to allow seniors to remain in their homes with help from community volunteers intends to continue and expand after its operators said it proved successful. Ashby Village, a...
Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak in Richmond

Man fatally struck by train north of Richmond Tuesday

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A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train just north of Richmond Tuesday morning, according to Amtrak and Union Pacific. The man was trespassing on the rail tracks when he was...

Activist Shaun King set to appear at Bernie Sanders events in Richmond

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Nationally known writer, political activist and social media influencer Shaun King is reportedly expected to appear at campaign events in Richmond for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tuesday. On Dec. 23, the New York-based King...
Spring exhibitions at Richmond Art Center examine climate crisis

Richmond Art Center preps for ‘Art of the African Diaspora’

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The Art of the African Diaspora, an annual, non-juried group exhibition featuring works by over 150 artists of African decent, will be featured at the Richmond Art Center from Jan. 14 to March 13...

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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...