Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Covid

Bay Area extended shelter-in-place order eases some restrictions

Contra Costa prohibits indoor worship, tightens mask mandate amid COVID-19 case uptick

Contra Costa County health officials are tightening face-covering requirements and temporarily prohibiting indoor worship in response to an 8.04 percent rise in the percentage of COVID-19 tests returning positive in the community. A revised health...
Las Montañas Supermarket funds gift cards for families amid pandemic

Las Montañas Supermarket funds grocery gift cards for families amid pandemic

July 2 was a banner day for a local grocery store that supported local families in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, July 2, Leftside Printing owner Diego Garcia donated a banner to recognize...
WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

WCCUSD to start next school year with distance learning

When school resumes on Aug. 17, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students will continue distance learning, with only some high-needs students allowed to learn on campuses, according to a draft plan released...
San Pablo expands housing assistance for residents impacted by COVID-19

San Pablo council approves new COVID-19 housing assistance grant program

The San Pablo City Council last week amended and extended the city's COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program with the aim of maximizing its benefit to residents economically impacted by the pandemic. The council approved increasing...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

County heath order cancels Red Oak Victory’s July 4 reopening

The SS Red Oak Victory will no longer hold its grand reopening on Independence Day after county health officials decided Tuesday that a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations warranted a delay in the...
Contra Costa supes extend moratoriums on evictions, rent increases

Contra Costa County pauses COVID-19 reopening

Contra Costa County public health officials announced Monday they are delaying the reopening of businesses and activities that were set to resume on July 1 due a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Previously, the...
Fund boosts struggling undocumented residents amid pandemic

Fund aids struggling undocumented residents amid pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the pandemic, they're caring for children, providing day labor, working in food service roles and fulfilling many other essential jobs. But Contra Costa County's more than 77,500 undocumented immigrants, who make...
Contra Costa supes extend moratoriums on evictions, rent increases

Contra Costa may slow reopening plan due to COVID-19 case spike

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is set to announce Monday whether it will change its current reopening timeline following a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. "Any change to the timeline would immediately affect businesses and...
Cal State East Bay Discover Engineering! camp moves online due to COVID-19

Cal State East Bay Discover Engineering! camp moves online due to COVID-19

This story was originally published in East Bay Today. By Natalie Feulner Cal State East Bay’s annual Discover Engineering! camp will look a lot different this year. But then again, so do most activities these...

Free COVID-19 testing coming to Kennedy High in Richmond

Free COVID-19 testing is coming to the Kennedy High School campus in Richmond from June 29 through August 16. Testing will occur Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 500 Building/County Health...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...