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Richmond art project couldn’t be critical of Trump. It still was.

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents in recent days have been speaking their collective truths in a way the city had never seen before -- except when it comes to criticizing President Trump by name. A new...

Art project lights up Richmond Civic Center

Richmond citizens have spoken, loudly and clearly. “Inside Out,” a public art project spearheaded by Bay Area artist Christy Chan, went live on Tuesday on the tower at Richmond Civic Center, which is the tallest...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School has Pre-K openings, tours offered

St. David School in Richmond is welcoming applicants for openings in its Pre-K program, ages 3-5. The Pre-K, located at 5613 Garvin Ave., around the corner from the K-8 school, has four credentialed teachers with...
Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

Nicholl Park prepped for Soulful Softball Sunday

A full day of soul food, entertainment, community bonding, resources, and -- of course -- softball. The highly anticipated, annual Soulful Softball Sunday is set for this Sunday, Aug. 25, at Nicholl Park, 3320 Macdonald...

ADA compliance: How to make your business welcoming to all

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was created to ensure all customers, regardless of physical ability, have access at brick-and-mortar stores. However, many business owners, especially small mom-and-pops, sign commercial leases under the false impression...

Interim city manager pledges to be ‘open, honest, and direct’

Richmond's newly appointed interim City Manager Steve Falk expects to serve in his role through the end of the year, and during that time will help the city find a permanent city manager, he...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held at Oakland Coliseum right before the A's host the Kansas...
San Pablo stores lauded for removing alcohol ads

San Pablo stores lauded for removing alcohol ads

Eight San Pablo stores were recently awarded certificates for either removing or not having low-displayed alcohol advertisements -- part of a youth-led campaign to reduce rates of underage drinking. Sylvester Greenwood Academy students who are...
WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

San Pablo to hold 10th annual back-to-school event Friday

The City of San Pablo is inviting its citizens to the 10th Annual Back-to-School Closet Event this Friday, where kids can receive giveaways of clothing, shoes, toys as well as school supplies, books and...

District Attorney Diana Becton to speak at Richmond Public Library

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is set to give a lecture at the Richmond Public Library next month on "The Causes and Effects of Mass Incarceration." The event, part of the Richmond Public...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...