Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Richmond

3 free roundtrip ferry rides offered to eligible local residents

3 free roundtrip ferry rides offered to eligible local commuters

Three free roundtrip rides on the Richmond Ferry, which currently takes commuters to and from San Francisco during weekday commute hours, are being offered to local residents who would have otherwise driven alone to...
Richmond museum readies to reopen, debuts Arnauoff mural

Richmond museum’s ‘healthy living’ poster contest to award winners $1K

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Museum of History & Culture is calling for submissions of art designs for its “Healthy Living Poster Design Contest” with the theme of living healthy in the modern world. The...
Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

Richmond Main Library to reopen for in-person services April 26

Richmond Public Library is set to launch a modified version of in-person services -- called In and Out -- at its Main Library Monday, April 26. "Patrons will be able to browse the stacks and...
De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

By Kathy Chouteau As the De Anza High School's Asian Student Union readies to host its third annual Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Graduation Sash Ceremony, it’s appealing for community support to purchase...
55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show goes virtual for first time

The 55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show has gone virtual for the first time, launching on April 9 and running through June 4 (view the exhibition here). The partnership between the Richmond Art Center and...
April 15-25 Veterans Memorial Hall: 968 23rd. St, Richmond Antioch Community Center: 4703 Lone Tree Way, Antioch April 26 – May 2 Albert D. Seeno Jr. Pittsburg Youth Development Center: 1001 Stoneman Ave., Pittsburg John Missionary Baptist Church - South Campus: 662 S. 52nd. St, Richmond May 3-6 Meadow Homes Elementary School: 1371 Detroit Ave., Concord May 3-9 St. John Missionary Baptist Church - North Campus: 29 8th St., Richmond

Walk-in vaccine clinic now open at Richmond’s Veterans Memorial Hall

A walk-in vaccine clinic opened today at Veterans Memorial Hall in Richmond, according to Contra Costa Health Services. It's one of several pop-up walk-in clinics opening countywide in the coming weeks, part of a partnership...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

A Caltrans contractor suffered major injuries this morning after being struck by a vehicle on the Bayview Avenue on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 580, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The vehicle fled...

Richmond gets grant to equip English language learners with job skills

By Kathy Chouteau The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has awarded the Richmond Workforce Development Board a $274,300 grant to implement programs that develop critical job skills that English language learners need to enter careers...
Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

Foodie treasure at Point San Pablo Harbor no longer hidden

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s pirates have stolen the hearts of the masses, judging by their rave reviews and the long line of patrons waiting outside their door. Black Star Pirate BBQ, the city’s newest foodie...

Red Oak Victory to reopen for Mother’s Day breakfast

By Kathy Chouteau The Red Oak Victory has announced that it will reopen to the public on Mother’s Day Sun., May 9. The ship will be welcoming visitors that day from 9 a.m. to 2...

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Richmond’s public pools to tentatively open May 3

Richmond's public pools, including the Richmond Swim Center and Richmond Plunge, are tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on May 3. Indoor pools are...
Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...