Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Covid

Red Oak Victory to reopen Independence Day

COVID-19 case spike forces Red Oak Victory to nix reopening again

The Red Oak Victory's plan to reopen Saturday has been cancelled after the state moved Contra Costa County back into the "purple" tier for new COVID-19 cases. The purple tier requires a number of new...
Contra Costa call center helps businesses navigate COVID-19 fallout

Contra Costa County supes extend small business evictions ban

Contra Costa County's ban on evictions of eligible small businesses that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended through Jan. 31. The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the urgency ordinance today,...
Economist and urban policy expert calls Richmond rent control proposal 'bad policy'

Contra Costa County to allocate $3.2M for rental assistance

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved allocating another $4.3 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to provide emergency rental assistance for eligible low-income residents and counseling and related legal services...
COVID-19 restrictions further tightening in Contra Costa County

COVID-19 restrictions further tightening in Contra Costa County

A sharp increase in COVID-19 cases across the nation and California has Gov. Gavin Newsom rolling back reopening plans statewide, prompting Contra Costa County to be set back to the most restrictive "purple" tier...
Contra Costa supes extend moratoriums on evictions, rent increases

Contra Costa County orders closures of indoor dining and indoor gyms

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) issued an order today to close indoor dining, indoor fitness centers and concession stands at movie theaters in Contra Costa County to contain the spread of COVID-19....
Virtual event connects small businesses to pandemic relief

Virtual event connects small businesses to pandemic relief

By Kathy Chouteau Do you run a small local business that could benefit from an injection of pandemic relief right now? “The Contra Costa Small Business Access to Capital,” a free virtual presentation and panel...

Popular Point Richmond art exhibition receives outdoor encore

By Kathy Chouteau Due to popular demand, Arts of Point Richmond has unveiled an encore to its “Taking It Outdoors Preview,” an open-air art exhibition first introduced in the hamlet’s charming downtown this past summer. An...
Encouraging COVID-19 data prompts county health order update

Contra Costa County back to red tier due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Rising COVID-19 cases has prompted Contra Costa County to return back to the more restrictive "red-tier" of the state's reopening system, called the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. What that means: starting Friday, Nov. 13,...
West Contra Costa COVID-19 mass testing event aims to slow spread

West Contra Costa COVID-19 mass testing event aims to slow spread

A mass COVID-19 testing event happening in San Pablo Saturday aims to slow the spread of the virus in hard-hit West County neighborhoods. San Pablo has the highest number of per-capita COVID-19 cases adjusted for...
Two new COVID-19 testing centers in Richmond

Contra Costa County rolls back reopening over climbing COVID-19 cases

Contra Costa County health officials announced Wednesday they are pulling back on some reopening activities within the county in response to a "substantial" increase in the average daily number of new COVID-19 cases in...

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the first district hospital in California and the prototype from which 65 others would follow. The pioneering hospital, which first opened its doors in the fall of 1950, is now celebrating its 70th anniversary.

Chevron Refinery donates $50K to Richmond COVID-19 relief fund

A community-based initiative providing emergency financial assistance to Richmond community members and organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received a $50,000 boost from the...
Mountain Mike's Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike’s Pizza opens in Richmond

Mountain Mike's Pizza opened Tuesday at a new location at 2171 Meeker Ave. in Richmond, near I-580 and the CVS, the company announced in...
‘Finance U’ events to give the 411 on financial aid and more

‘Finance U’ events to give the 411 on financial aid and more

By Kathy Chouteau Travis Credit Union is launching two interactive, virtual events in December to help educate youth about financial aid opportunities for postsecondary education,...