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Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based Bay Area Rescue Mission. The food drive, organized by the City...
The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children's bookstore

The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children’s bookstore

A pop-up children's bookstore has opened at The Shops at Hilltop through Dec. 31. The multi-cultural bookstore will serve as a literacy fundraiser benefiting West County READS programs. "There will be an abundance of various types...
Richmond couple's heartwarming wedding makes national news

Richmond couple’s heartwarming wedding makes national news

A Richmond couple made national news following their heartwarming wedding ceremony at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 16. The story about Vieneese and Douglas Stanton was reported in PEOPLE. The couple had...
San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly's Place animal shelter

San Pablo celebrates grand opening for Jelly’s Place animal shelter

A grand opening event was held today for Jelly's Place Animal Rescue in San Pablo, a nonprofit providing care and placement for cats and dogs who are abandoned and homeless in West Contra Costa...
The Shops at Hilltop to offer free 'selfies with Santa'

The Shops at Hilltop to offer free ‘selfies with Santa’

Starting this Saturday and continuing through Christmas Eve, kids will have opportunities every weekend to take "selfie" photos with Santa Claus at the Shops at Hilltop. From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and...
Richmond police chief warns about rising costs for officers at schools, events

Future of school resource officers in question after district board’s vote

The future of a program that places local police officers at public schools is in question after the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Board of Education voted in favor Wednesday of passing a...
Two Richmond trail projects win combined $7.2M in cap-and-trade funds

Two Richmond trail projects win combined $7.2M in cap-and-trade funds

Two Richmond trail projects -- the Yellow Brick Road in the Iron Triangle as well as the Richmond Wellness Trail connecting downtown Richmond to the city's waterfront -- were just awarded $7.21 million in...
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The Potential Project launches for fourth straight year

The Potential Project has returned for a fourth straight year with the continued aim of empowering West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students to enact positive changes in their schools with help from...

The Ball in Peace Angels turn pain into promise

By Zach Chouteau It's hard to imagine how she's carried on, but Chantee Nealy has managed to turn the deep pain of losing her 17-year-old son to gun violence last year into promise by forming...
After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

Salute’s seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

While anticipating a record 1,300 guests at her 6th annual Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 23, Salute e Vita Ristorante owner Menbere Aklilu is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations. ...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...