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Richmond

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to annual Hanukkah celebration and artisan fair

Welcome new cantor to Richmond’s Temple Beth Hillel

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond has announced that Fran Burgess, a classically-trained opera singer and accomplished musician, has become its Cantor. She succeeds Cantor Howard Cohen, who passed away in June of last year. Burgess received her ordination...
Richmond, El Cerrito and Chevron Richmond fire departments announce holiday toy drive

Richmond, El Cerrito and Chevron Richmond fire departments announce holiday toy drive

More than 1,500 families in West County are set to benefit from the growing annual Richmond/El Cerrito Fire and Police Holiday Toy Program. The program started two decades ago when Richmond firefighter Rod Woods parked...

Hotel Mac to host fine dining etiquette session for Richmond Police Activities League kids

Teaching young people proper etiquette at the dinner table can help prepare them for success. That's the reasoning behind why Richmond Police Activities League students were enrolled in a 6-week series on etiquette presented by...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Times columnist: Mayor Gayle McLaughlin’s eminent domain plan has residents clinging to false hope

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's eminent domain plan is "rich in intention and short on critical thought," according to Contra Costa Times columnist Tom Barnidge, who criticized Richmond City Council for voting to continue its contract...
National Labor Relations Board judge rules in favor of Richmond Walmart workers

National Labor Relations Board judge rules in favor of Richmond Walmart workers

Walmart unlawfully treated employees who protested at its stores in Richmond and Placerville in 2012, a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge has ruled. The ruling stemmed from a complaint filed by Our Walmart,...
Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles fundraising to help struggling local family pay PG&E bill

Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles fundraising to help struggling local family pay PG&E bill

Richmond Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles started a gofundme.com campaign on Wednesday to pay for a struggling family's Pacific Gas & Electric Co. bill. Beckles, who also works as a Contra Costa County mental health specialist,...
Expect more picketing outside Kaiser Richmond next week as nurses walk off job

Expect more picketing outside Kaiser Richmond next week

As we've reported, thousands of Kaiser Permanente's mental health practitioners have walked off the job for a week-long strike ending Friday, including those at the Richmond hospital. And there will be even more picketing next...
USA Basketball lauds Salesian alum Mariya Moore's no-quit attitude

Kentucky sports columnist excited to see Salesian alum Mariya Moore play

Just graduated Salesian basketball star Mariya Moore received a nice mention last week in the Lexington Herald-Leader of Kentucky. Moore, who is set to start her college career at Louisville this fall, was named by...
Salesian coach Bill Mellis records 400th career win

Salesian coach Bill Mellis records 400th career win

Bill Mellis, head coach of the Salesian boys basketball team, recorded his 400th career win following the team's 88-37 result over Skyline High at the Albany Tip Off Classic on Saturday. Salesian has been "extremely...
Big storm expected to bring power outages, flooding; PG&E and National Weather Service offer tips

Big storm expected to bring power outages, flooding; schools to close

UPDATE: All schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will be closed on Thursday due to the severe storm forecast, district officials announced Wednesday. What follows is a statement from Pacific Gas...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...