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2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

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Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to approve contracts totaling about $400,000 for...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

Richmond’s finest, bravest to be honored at awards dinner

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The community is invited to honor some of Richmond's bravest and finest at the annual City of Richmond Public Safety Awards Dinner on Friday, March 1. The event, presented annually by the Kiwanis Club of...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering 'Big Love' adoptions discount

Contra Costa Animal Services offering ‘Big Love’ adoptions discount

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Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions of all animals starting today through Feb. 28 "in an effort to help Bay Area residents and families find love this Valentine’s Day," the...

County hosting teacher recruitment fair on Feb. 23

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The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) is set to hold its annual Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23. The free event will run from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Alhambra...

Richmond pools now offer ‘Little Splashers’ class

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A new swim class offered at Richmond pools is adorably called "Little Splashers." It's a drop-in class, no registration required, offered twice weekly to youth ages 6 months to 4 years old accompanied by their...
Developers propose up to 2,300 housing units for Point Molate

Developers propose up to 2,000 housing units for Point Molate

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A brewery. A hotel. A ferry dock. An artist’s village. A town square. At Richmond City Council Tuesday, ideas pitched by four developers for the future of Point Molate ranged from 670 to 2,200 housing...
College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

College financial aid forms now part of Kennedy High curriculum

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The computer lab at Kennedy High in Richmond bustled on a recent Thursday morning with students working on their college financial aid applications. For the first time this year, filling out college financial aid forms has...
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

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So far, Richmond Ferry service has gone on swimmingly, according to city of Richmond officials. Nearly 14,000 passengers rode the Richmond Ferry in the first month of service, averaging 636 passengers per weekday, according to the Water...
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. to host fundraiser for Richmond Promise

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Grabbing a pint at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday will help support a program that is making college financially attainable for all Richmond and North Richmond youth. The brewery at 1001 Canal...
San Pablo Library seminar aims to curtail increase in scams on seniors

Learn how 2018 tax reform might change how you file

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Community members are invited to attend a free seminar today at San Pablo Library where you will learn how the 2018 tax reform may change how you file taxes. The event by Travis Credit Union...

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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...