Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Covid

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

Richmond adults needed for Cal COVID-19 study

By Kathy Chouteau Want to be part of the solution when it comes to COVID-19? The University of California at Berkeley’s School of Public Health seeks participants for a new study aimed at better understanding...
Contra Costa County to revise health order regarding religious gatherings

Contra Costa County to revise health order on religious gatherings

By Kathy Chouteau Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) has announced it’s working with county attorneys to update a June 5 health order requiring religious organizations to collect a list of attendees at services and cultural...
Damien Carter deal to send 250K COVID-19 test kits to Richmond

Damien Carter deal to send COVID-19 test kits to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney It seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Like his father before him, Damien Carter—son of legendary “Coach Carter” of Richmond High School basketball fame—is making waves...
West County businesses aim to get word out about curbside service

Contra Costa County allowing indoor retail, business offices to resume

Starting tomorrow, Contra Costa County is set to allow indoor retail shopping to resume and business offices to reopen with social-distancing restrictions. Office workplaces may open for business only if workers cannot perform their job...
Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

By Kathy Chouteau In the latest “barking news” coming out of the East Bay Regional Park District, Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is reopening today. The beloved dog park, located at 2701 Isabel St. in Richmond, reopens...
CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests will be available at no-cost to individuals meeting CDC and...
Contra Costa County libraries aim to offer front door service in mid-June

Contra Costa County libraries aim to offer front door service in mid-June

Contra Costa County Library says it is planning to offer front door service for pickup and drop off of library materials in mid-June. The service is being planned in accordance with phase two in the...
County partially reopens some buildings to serve as cooling centers

County partially reopens some buildings to serve as cooling centers

The public lobbies of four Employment & Human Services Department buildings in Contra Costa County have been partially reopened to allow residents to cool off on days of extreme heat during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place...
WCCUSD: 'Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins'

WCCUSD: ‘Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins’

"Graduation in the COVID-19 era begins!" That was the message today from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), which posted images on social media from the first scheduled drive thru graduation ceremony at...
Contra Costa County extends eviction moratorium for renters impacted by COVID-19

Protections for renters in Contra Costa County extended

Contra Costa County and the cities of Richmond and San Pablo have passed additional protections for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an urgency...

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Murder-suicide suspected in Parchester Village

Richmond police are investigating a murder-suicide in the Parchester Village neighborhood. Police responded to a home in the neighborhood just after 9 a.m. to conduct...
Private security systems help cops catch Top Gas robber

Private security systems help cops catch Top Gas robber

San Pablo police tracked down and arrested the suspect in a knife-point robbery at Top Gas on Rumrill Boulevard on Thursday, Aug. 6. Just before...
Tragic car accident shakes Kennedy community

Tragic car accident shakes Kennedy community

By Kathy Chouteau The Kennedy High Eagle community is mourning the loss of one of its students in a car accident that also caused serious...