Monday, April 6, 2020

Covid

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

IBX Fitness challenges members to ‘Go the (Social) Distance’

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s IBX Fitness, which in a non-COVID-19 world operates out of the Booker T. Anderson Community Center, has shifted to a remote format with a workout plan for members during April. As...
WCCUSD takes action after Gov. Newsom's remarks on school closures

WCCUSD takes action after Newsom’s remarks on school closures

By Kathy Chouteau On the heels of California Gov. Gavin Newsom indicating the likelihood of schools remaining closed for the rest of the academic year due to COVID-19, the West Contra Costa Unified School District...
FoodMaxx, Lucky dedicate shopping hours to first responders, medical personnel

FoodMaxx, Lucky dedicate shopping hours to first responders

Starting today, the Save Mart Companies, operators of Save Mart, FoodMaxx and Lucky, will have dedicated shopping hours for first responders at all stores amid the COVID-19 crisis. First responders, defined as law enforcement, fire...
Point Isabel closing Thursday to comply with shelter-in-place order

Point Isabel closes to comply with shelter-in-place order

Sorry, dogs. Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is closing at 7 a.m. Thursday to comply with the extended, more restrictive Bay Area shelter-in-place order announced this week. The updated public health order impacting six counties...
DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

DonorsChoose to supply teachers with remote-learning grants

Shelter-in-place orders that have closed schools across the Bay Area have shined a spotlight on the potential of remote learning. But they have also exposed significant inequities at the highest-need schools, including many here...
WCCUSD schools to temporarily open to distribute distance learning materials

WCCUSD unveils distance learning plan, addresses report cards

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which has extended school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic until May 4, unveiled a new distance learning program and guidelines Wednesday night. Teachers, principals and families/parents...
Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension includes new directives

Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension has new restrictions

Contra Costa County and five other Bay Area counties extended a previous stay-at-home order through May 3 and added restrictions on activities in order to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases that could overwhelm...
Soulful Softball Sunday pitches in to expand WCCUSD meal program

Soulful Softball Sunday pitches in to expand student meals program

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday, which was formed over five years ago as a fun and purposeful way to bring the community together and to connect residents to resources, hasn't let the COVID-19 pandemic...
Republic Services to suspend some services due to COVID-19 outbreak

Republic Services suspends some services due to COVID-19 outbreak

Republic Services has temporarily suspended some of its services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective Monday, March 30: Only cart/commercial bin contents will be collected. Drivers will not be authorized to leave their vehicles to pick...
AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit to operate reduced service starting Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, AC Transit will operate a reduced schedule similar to existing Sunday service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The modified schedule has minor time changes from the existing Sunday schedule, the transit agency...

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Bridge's 'Chef Popup and Pickup' launch includes free meals this month

Bridge’s ‘Chef Popup and Pickup’ offers free meals this month

By Kathy Chouteau Bridge Commissary Kitchen at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace in Richmond is rolling out the “Chef Popup and Pickup," and this month lunch...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

‘Eggcellent’ submissions wanted for Richmond virtual contest

By Kathy Chouteau In a sign of the times and of the season, the City of Richmond Library and Community Service Department is taking its...
El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

Man struck, killed by vehicle on Giant Road in San Pablo

A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Pablo on Friday night, police said. At 11:17 p.m., San Pablo police responded to the 2800 block...