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Brooklyn and her sister are also highly active in the community. They've adopted families at Richmond Bay Area Rescue Mission and held kids events, such as a huge slime event and toy drive at a Barbershop on Macdonald Avenue last year. Brooklyn and her older sister saved over $2,000 of their own money to create the toy drive, and gave out toys to underserved kids for Christmas.

8-year-old Richmond artist soars in DJ Khaled competition; needs your votes

For 8-year-old Brooklyn Ivy, talent is not the issue. Right now, votes are what she needs. The Richmond resident is currently soaring in a national competition called Next Up hosted by DJ Khaled. Dubbed "the...
FLOTSAM! River Circus set to float near Richmond

FLOTSAM! River Circus to perform on Richmond shoreline

The FLOTSAM! River Circus is set to perform just off Richmond's shoreline on Wednesday, July 6. The troupe of musicians, circus artists and puppeteers traveling on a handmade raft will perform for free starting at...
Roundup of local July Fourth celebrations

Roundup of local Fourth of July celebrations in West Contra Costa

By Kathy Chouteau As Independence Day draws near, there’s no shortage of festive celebrations where locals can safely enjoy the holiday. From Rich City to San Pablo and beyond, here’s a roundup of what’s happening...
‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center in Richmond will come alive with "A Little Bit of Everything: Fashion & Fiber at NIAD" this July, to encompass a fiber/textile work exhibition in its gallery accompanied by...
Epic weekend ahead in Richmond with Juneteenth, carnival and beer fest

Epic weekend ahead in Richmond with Juneteenth, carnival and beer fest

By Kathy Chouteau This weekend is shaping up to be an epic one in Richmond, with four major events ready to usher in summer with something in store for everyone. Here’s a roundup of where...
Rosie park ranger shares her ‘out’ NPS experience in online event

Rosie park ranger to share her ‘out’ NPS experience in online event

By Kathy Chouteau In celebration of June Pride Month, Rosie the Riveter Trust is hosting a free online presentation of Rosie Presents, “Surviving and Thriving from Yosemite to Rosie the Riveter: A Lesbian Park Ranger...
WCCUSD kickstarts summer meals offerings for kids

WCCUSD serving summer meals to youth at dozens of locations

The WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program is back to provide free healthy meals for children and teens 18 years of age and younger. The program aims to continue to provide nutritious foods to kids while...
Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL’s annual carnival happening this weekend

It's going to be another fun and busy weekend in Richmond. We've already reported that the annual 2022 Richmond Juneteenth Family Parade & Festival is set for this Saturday in Richmond, with the parade starting...
Richmond runs to support city's college-bound students

Richmond runs to support city’s college-bound students

The Richmond waterfront was the place to be on Saturday with perfect weather and two fun community events: The innaugural Richmond Promise 5K Fun Run, which began and ended at Craneway Pavilion and spanned...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts awarded Carnegie Hall grant

The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond is among 23 programs in 18 states to receive a share of $500,000 in grants from Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). This grant...

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San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A San Pablo party supplies store was busted today on suspicion of possessing several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police...
The East Bay Regional Park District offers 11 lakes and reservoirs and over 25 miles of Bay/Delta shoreline and piers for fishing in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The District plants catchable rainbow trout, (fall through spring) and channel catfish, (summer) in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at Del Valle (Livermore), Lake Chabot (Castro Valley/San Leandro), Shadow Cliffs (Pleasanton), Horseshoe Lake at Quarry Lakes (Union City/Fremont), Contra Loma (Antioch), Don Castro (Hayward), and Lake Temescal (Oakland). (View Map)

‘Free fishing day’ at East Bay Regional parks and state parks on July 2

Both the East Bay Regional Park District and California state parks have a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, July 2, meaning anglers ages 16...
‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

‘A Little Bit of Everything’ coming to NIAD this July

By Kathy Chouteau NIAD Art Center in Richmond will come alive with "A Little Bit of Everything: Fashion & Fiber at NIAD" this July, to...