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Hardware Store Revived in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store officially opened at 1440 Fitzgerald Drive in Pinole this week. The 30,707 square-foot store is located at the former Orchard Supply Hardware site. About 50 area residents will be employed...

Local Girls Treated to Day of STEM Fun

A dozen members of Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (WCCC) were treated to a fun-filled day of activities hosted by a group of women from Chevron. The event was part of Chevron’s Women’s...

Life of Former Major League Baseball Player Elijah “Pumpsie” Green to be Celebrated on...

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors last week unanimously passed a resolution declaring August 25, 2019 as Elijah “Pumpsie” Green Day. Green will be honored for advancing civil rights in becoming the first African...

Back to School Fundraiser and Cookout Set for Aug. 17

A group of local residents and community-based groups will host a back to school cookout, on Saturday August 17 at Cerrito Vista Park, 7007 Moeser, Lane, El Cerrito. The festivities will run from 12 p.m....

New drone public safety program coming to San Pablo

By Colette Wright  The San Pablo Police Department this week introduced a new drone at the community’s annual National Night Out event.  The drone, dubbed US-1, has the capability to stay in the air for more...

Healthy Moves Outdoors Event starts summer on the right foot

Start the summer on the right foot with an active, health-focused community event for local families. The community is invited to the Healthy Moves Outdoors Event on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1...
Richmond police make arrest in 'Letgo' app robbery

Richmond police make arrest in ‘Letgo’ app robbery

Richmond police arrested a suspected robber who met his victim on the Letgo app, which allows users to buy and sell used items. A few days ago, the suspect and victim used Letgo to negotiate...
San Pablo residents can get rid of old stuff at Dumpster Day on May 13

Urge to purge: San Pablo hosting Dumpster Day on Jan. 12

San Pablo residents looking to dispose of items are invited to their city's first Dumpster Day of the New Year on Saturday, Jan. 12. The city's Public Works Department is hosting the Dumpster Day from...

Rod Jones, El Cerrito High and NFL alum, dies by suicide

Rod Jones, former NFL tight end who was born in Richmond and was a hall of fame athlete at El Cerrito High and the University of Washington, fatally shot himself on Saturday at 54...
Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Hanukkah Celebration

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond is inviting the community to its annual Hanukkah Celebration from noon to 3 p.m.  The event will start with Beit Hillel Midrash students leading the congregation and guests in lighting...

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Contra Costa County health officials are tightening face-covering requirements and temporarily prohibiting indoor worship in response to an 8.04 percent rise in the percentage...
Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Richmond YouthBUILD program seeks applicants for Aug. 3 cohort

Learn and earn. That's the basic truth behind RichmondBUILD's YouthBUILD program that provides free training for youth in construction careers. YouthBUILD, which assists low-income young...
Richmond Art Center exhibit examines shipping containers as metaphors

Richmond Art Center launches online classes

The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is now offering an online art program that includes workshops, classes, demos, and visual meets ups. Called RAC UPLOADED, the...