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License Amnesty Program offered to pet owners ahead of July 4

License Amnesty Program offered to pet owners ahead of July 4

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Throughout June, county residents with overdue animal licenses, or those who have never licensed their pets, will have all late and penalty fees waived, according to Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS). Pet owners taking advantage...
Richmond firefighters use magnet to fetch couple's keys from storm drain

Richmond firefighters use magnet to fetch couple’s keys from storm drain

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Richmond firefighters used a bit of ingenuity when assisting a couple who accidentally dropped their keys in a storm drain. Members of Station 61 attached a large magnet to a pole and were able to...

Richmond June Pride event set for Civic Center

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By Kathy Chouteau A vibrant community spectrum will shine brightly at the Richmond Civic Center Plaza Sunday, June 2nd when Richmond Rainbow Pride hosts its 10th annual event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The June...
UC Berkeley property in Richmond twice burglarized

UC Berkeley property in Richmond twice burglarized

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UC Berkeley property at 3200 Regatta Blvd. in Richmond was burglarized twice in the last week, police said. A thief or thieves made off with about $30,000 worth of metals and industrial equipment between May...
Chipotle aims to open at Hilltop Plaza this winter

Chipotle aims to open at Hilltop Plaza this winter

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By Mike Kinney The Hilltop District Neighborhood Council recently reported online that a Chipotle restaurant will soon open in the area. The Council said it is pleased to see the eatery planning to open at the...
House Rabbit Society hits record number of spays in a day

House Rabbit Society hits record number of spays in a day

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond-based House Rabbit Society gave a shout-out to its team for helping it achieve a historic milestone May 27—spaying 36 rabbits at its surgery suite in one day. Spays are much more time...
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Booker T. Anderson Community Center set for grand reopening

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The Booker T. Anderson Community Center is slated for a grand reopening on Thursday, June 6 -- nearly four years after being damaged in a fire. Mayor Eduardo Martinez announced there will be a ribbon...
El Garage sizzles up American dream

El Garage sizzles up American dream

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By Kathy Chouteau What started as a fly-by-night side hustle in a Richmond garage, has grown into a quesabirria taco behemoth with a central brick-and-mortar location. El Garage has flourished in a few short years from...
Point Richmond to welcome recurring summer arts and crafts festival

Point Richmond to welcome recurring summer arts and crafts festival

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By Kathy Chouteau The Point is about to get even artsier as plans are in the works for the “Point Richmond Arts and Crafts Festival” to get underway on Father’s Day. The event will kick off...
Registration opens for Junior Giants summer program

Register for Junior Giants summer program

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The Junior Giants summer program in Richmond is welcoming signups. The Junior Giants is a free, coed, noncompetitive baseball and softball summer program for local youth, said Edith Deleon, Richmond Junior Giants Ambassador. The league...

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Richmond Promise launches fund to sustain and grow support for students

Richmond Promise launches fund to sustain and grow support for students

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Richmond Promise, which provides college scholarships and guidance to hundreds of high school graduates from Richmond and North Richmond every year, recently announced the...
Annual BBQ to help prep kids for next school year

Come-Unity BBQ to help prep kids for next school year

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By Kathy Chouteau House of Loving Hands, a Richmond nonprofit that assists victims of domestic abuse with hope, safety and resources, is hosting its fourth...
Citi Foundation awards Richmond-based Rubicon $1M grant

Citi Foundation awards Richmond-based Rubicon $1M grant

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Rubicon Programs was recently awarded a $1 million grant from Citi Foundation, which over the next three years will significantly support the Richmond-based nonprofit's efforts...