Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Richmond

The El Cerrito boys basketball team is headed to the North Coast Section Division III title game Saturday.

TCAL basketball tourney brackets released

The brackets for the Tri County Athletic League varsity basketball tournament have been released. Click to expand the brackets. The tournament's first round takes place Friday, the second round Feb. 18, the third round is Feb....

Richmond org gets generous gift from Oakland office

A Richmond charity helping the Bay Area's homeless received a whopping 115 hygiene packets from an Oakland insurance brokerage firm that wanted to get more hands-on with its latest holiday charity effort. The Bay Area...

Kennedy High’s new science wing halfway done

Workers were nearly halfway finished with renovations of Kennedy High School's science wing as of Jan. 29. That's according to a progress report that will be presented to the West Contra Costa Unified School District...

Robbery victim in Richmond catches brake

A clumsy carjacker gave up on a heist last weekend because he could not figure out how to release the emergency brake, according to police. The robbery reportedly occurred in the 100 block of S...
Sims Metal to host town hall to discuss Jan. 30 fire

You can now get fit – and fed – at Nevin center

The City of Richmond wants its residents to get fit and stay fit with help from its new – and free – fitness room at the Nevin Community Center in the Iron Triangle neighborhood. The...
East Bay MUD board approves 14-percent water surchage due to drought

Locals asked to reduce water consumption by 10-percent

The East Bay Municipal Utility District wants its customers to voluntarily cut down on their water use by 10-percent starting tomorrow. The district's board of directors is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to allow...
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...

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...
Local real estate couple aims to demystify process for first-time buyers

Real estate couple holding first-time homebuyer seminar

A local couple known as a dynamic duo in real estate are helping to demystify the home purchasing process for first-time buyers, including members...