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Feral fundraiser aims to reduce shelter euthanasia

Richmond’s Fix Our Ferals – Spay Neuter Center is partaking in a national effort to help reduce shelter euthanasia, and concerned pet and animal lovers are encouraged to help if possible. The Fix Our Ferals...
Free medical clinic serving local uninsured patients moves into Family Justice Center

Gioia invites community to coffee, then Family Justice Center anniversary party

by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, I hope you'll join San Pablo Mayor Rich Kinney and me for coffee/tea and a community conversation at the West County Health Center in San Pablo. It's a...
Richmond mayor wants to know: Is there coal dust in your neighborhood?

Richmond mayor reacts to Supreme Court ruling on Obama immigration plan

In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling this morning on President Obama’s executive action on DAPA and expanded DACA (story here) , Mayor Tom Butt released the following statement: “Today's Supreme Court ruling on #DAPA...

Rent control advocates accused of harassing elderly Iron Triangle landlord

By Oscar Garcia, On Friday, June 3rd my aunt was the target of a protest by the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), a group well known in the City of Richmond for protests...
Gioia: Mark your calendars for massive youth summit at Craneway Pavilion on May 17

Gioia invites community to waterfront hike, discussion about Measure AA

Among the many treasures in our West County community is the Richmond Waterfront, which is both an ecological and historical gem. That's why I'm proud to invite you to join me and Karen Buchanan of...

The Chamberlins: ‘Why public education matters to us’

By Susan and Steve Chamberlin, As the 2016 election cycle gets hotter, we know that our names will come up. We wanted to take this opportunity to explain who we are, why we care so...

Richmond Chamber opposes Measures N and O

A statement from the Richmond Chamber of Commerce: The Richmond Chamber of Commerce opposes local ballot Measure N, which would amend the Richmond General Plan 2030 and allow for the development of a 59 unit...
Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Congressman DeSaulnier announces he has cancer

By Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, Last summer, I was diagnosed with the most common leukemia in the world, a cancer named Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). I recently completed aggressive chemotherapy. I feel fortunate that I had a...
Mayor Butt says no to Measures N and O

Mayor Butt says no to Measures N and O

By Mayor Tom Butt, Measure N If you received the mailer shown below or perhaps several similar versions, you may be wondering what the heck this is about. Here is the story. Richard Poe, a Florida resident,...
Gioia: Mark your calendars for massive youth summit at Craneway Pavilion on May 17

Gioia: Mark your calendars for massive youth summit at Craneway Pavilion on May 17

By Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, There's a lot that our communities can do to strengthen our economy while enhancing equity. This kind of work must be centered around workforce training and development, especially...

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

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...