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Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

For the second straight year, four West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) football teams qualified for the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs, the school district said. Kennedy, Hercules, El Cerrito, and De Anza high...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue's North Bay fire benefit concert

Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue’s North Bay fire relief concert

Award-winning singer-songwriter Steve Seskin -- whose repertoire features seven number one songs -- including Grammy-nominated “Grown Men Don't Cry” by Tim McGraw and “Don't Laugh at Me” by Peter, Paul and Mary -- is...
Richmond Ferry groundbreaking celebrated

Richmond Ferry groundbreaking celebrated

Kicked off by the rousing music of the Richmond High Marching Band inside Craneway Pavilion, local elected officials and regional transportation leaders celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday of the Richmond Ferry Terminal, which is expected...
The Shops at Hilltop plans to replace, enhance security system

The Shops at Hilltop plans to replace, enhance security system

As part of a fast-tracked plan to rehabilitate Hilltop Mall, the property's new owners is set to install a state of the art, 128-camera security system in order to address rampant crimes in the...

Richmond Art Center’s Skeletonfest fosters DIY projects

By Zach Chouteau We dropped by one of the city’s iconic autumn events on Saturday—Fall Family Day at the Richmond Art Center (RAC)—and found it bustling with artistic activities inside and out. The free event—also known...
GRIP Harmony Walk rallies community at Nicholl Park

GRIP Harmony Walk rallies community at Nicholl Park

By Zach Chouteau Hundreds of Richmonders turned out for the 31st Annual Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) Harmony Walk & 5K run, which began and ended at Nicholl Park on Saturday. While the day began with...
Verde Elementary invites community to unveiling of art projects

Hey Richmond! Send an email to help fuel your schools

Local community members have a chance to "fuel" their schools by simply sending an email. From now through Nov. 10 (extended from the previous Oct. 31 deadline), the first 100 people to send an email...

WCCUSD board replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Last week, the West Contra Costa Unified School District's (WCCUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Moving forward, the district's administration and schools...
31era Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP Fijada para el Sábado 28 de Octubre

31era Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP Fijada para el Sábado 28 de...

Uno de los eventos comunitarios más unificadores y con más impacto en Richmond, la Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP para acabar con el hambre y la indigencia, regresará por su trigésimo tercer...

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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...