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San Pablo to hold Dumpster Day for residents on April 28

The City of San Pablo is inviting residents to take advantage of its upcoming Dumpster Day event on April 28. Dumpster Day runs from 7 a.m. to noon at 2600 Moraga St., the old El...

Accomplished, beloved Chevron manager bids farewell to Richmond

Almost everyone in town knows Andrea Bailey. Her smile is infectious, and she greets everyone with a warm hug. But the lasting impression Bailey has made over the last nine years in Richmond and North...
Dotson Family Marsh project wins design award

Dotson Family Marsh project wins design award

Congrats, Richmond, you've got another award-winning park. The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) announced Thursday it received an award from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) for its Dotson Family Marsh Restoration and...

San Pablo surveillance expansion project approved

San Pablo City Council voted in favor Monday of a plan to increase the number of situational awareness surveillance cameras citywide from 134 to 194, and to increase automated license plate reader cameras from...
Vast solar farm on Chevron land gets Earth Day celebration

Vast solar farm on Chevron land gets Earth Day celebration

In advance of Earth Day, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for one of the Bay Area’s most significant environmental achievements: the construction of a 60-acre solar farm on land provided by Chevron Richmond. Project...
City eyeing trail extension linking Greenway and Bay Trail

City eyes trail extension linking Greenway and Bay Trail

An effort to build a bike and pedestrian pathway connecting the half-mile gap between the Richmond Greenway, which abruptly ends at S. 2nd Street, to the San Francisco Bay Trail along Garrard Boulevard, has...

Students invited to 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair

Local students are encouraged to attend the 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair on Saturday, April 21. The career fair is for middle and high school students, grades 7-12, who will learn about...

Foot Locker surprises Kennedy High senior with $20,000 scholarship

A deserving Kennedy High senior received an incredible surprise Wednesday morning. At a Kennedy High morning pep rally, a representative of Foot Locker showed up to announce that Samone Anderson is one of 20 students...
Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

Ribbon-cutting set for project connecting local greenways

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for April 27 to celebrate the completion of a long awaited trails project that finally connects the Richmond Greenway (2.5 miles) with the Ohlone Greenway (4.5 miles), making the...
The San Pablo City Council on Monday unanimously passed a ban on smoking inside rental multi-unit housing complexes citywide.

WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

A public hearing will be held at San Pablo City Council Chambers this Wednesday at 6 p.m. to allow residents to weigh in on how to draw a boundary map for future elections of...

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Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

By Mike Kinney Dozens of solemn community members gathered on Coalinga Avenue in Richmond today to comfort a grieving family. The vigil was held in memory...
Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

By Colette Wright Put on your best costume and break out your noisemakers in honor of Temple Beth Hillel’s festive Purium Carnival. On Sunday, March 8...
Become a Richmond Promise mentor

Become a Richmond Promise mentor

 By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Promise is on the lookout for volunteer mentors for its 2020-2021 cohort of scholars. The organization that provides funding and guidance...