Saturday, June 15, 2019

Richmond

Funding approved for De Anza High School JROTC program.

De Anza High applying for JROTC program

De Anza High School might soon have a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program. The school has reportedly begun the application process to include the Air Force JROTC program as an option for students. The topic...
The unemployment rate in Richmond increased in March to 11.5 percent, a percentage point higher than in December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Richmond unemployment rate still headed downward

Good news from the California Employment Development Department: Richmond's unemployment rate of 10.5-percent in December is the lowest since June 2008, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. Statewide, the unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in...

Kiefer Sutherland film coming to The Magick Lantern

The Healthcare Movie, a documentary narrated by actor Kiefer Sutherland, will be screened at The Magick Lantern in Point Richmond on Feb. 15, Councilman Tom Butt said in his email newsletter Saturday. The 65-minute-long film,...

TCAL tourney’s second round brackets released

The brackets for the second round of the Tri County Athletic League soccer tournament was released Friday, although the results for some games have yet to be reported. Click on the brackets to expand. The...
7 Richmond mail carriers surpass a million accident-free miles

USPS responds to complaints about Richmond sorting facility

Although the US Postal Service says only a small percentage of packages end up lost or delayed at its national distribution center in Richmond, there are many online forums dedicated to fuming about the...

Video: Sneak peek of ‘Po’ Boys Kitchen’

Check out the trailer for the play, "Po'Boys Kitchen," which was directed by Donte Clark of RAW Talent and produced by Gemika Henderson and Chito Floriano from the RYSE Center in Richmond. The play centers...
WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

Kennedy tops Salesian 4-2 in TCAL first round

Too many times this season, Kennedy High's boys varsity soccer team allowed early goals, often as the result of a corner kick or free kick. That's not how it went down Thursday against Salesian in...

Company apparently in tub of trouble

KGO (Ch 7) brought us this report last night regarding a raid involving various law enforcement agencies on Safeguard Tubs' offices on Lakeside Drive in Richmond. Owned by a company called GreenWorksUS, Safeguard Tubs, sells...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Chevron Speaks: Article on refinery projects misleading

An article published in the East Bay Express on February 5 contained incorrect and misleading information about Chevron USA’s Richmond Refinery Modernization Project. (Click to expand image on the left) Despite what the article suggests, there...

SparkPoint Contra Costa director now Hall of Famer

Betty Geishirt Cantrell doesn’t consider herself a hero, but rather lucky to be part of a heroic effort to help struggling Bay Area residents become financially stable. While that might be true, the Contra Costa...

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Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student...
New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store will open in Pinole on Aug. 8, with a grand opening slated for Sept. 13-15. The store will open in...