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SF Ferry to reduce ride fares starting in July

Good news for ferry riders. The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors officially approved a proposal that includes temporary lower fares and an enhanced schedule for its San...

Submissions sought for 2021 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced he is hosting the 2021 Congressional Art Competition and Exhibition. The contest is open to high school students from the Eleventh Congressional District, including Contra Costa County. “Each year, I am...
Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Unlimited Wireless Metro at T-Mobile in Richmond is raffling off four tablets, each with unlimited Internet service paid for one year, to four students in need in the community. The family-owned store at San Pablo...
Congressman DeSaulnier to hold town hall in Richmond on Oct. 23

Congressman DeSaulnier remains in intensive care

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier remained in critical condition in an intensive care unit Wednesday, according to his sons, who issued a statement through is office. “At this point, our dad remains in critical condition in the...

Inaugural ‘Confident Catwalk’ set for Richmond Food Hall

The first ever 'Confident Catwalk,' a women's empowerment event, is set to take place Saturday at Richmond Food Hall and feature speeches from social entrepreneur and mentor Sheryl Grant, along with lifestyle blogger and...

Pedestrian fatally struck on I-580 in Richmond

A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run collision on Interstate Highway 580 early today, according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 2:40 a.m., the CHP was called to the scene on eastbound I-580...

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....

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BART reports fatality on tracks at Richmond Station

BART is reporting a fatality on the tracks at the Richmond Station, prompting the temporary closure of the station Thursday morning. "Police say there was...

Mobile vaccination clinic to roll into Barrett Terrace Plaza on Oct. 8

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging community members to take advantage of its mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic when it rolls into Barrett Terrace...
Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond icon Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday today by cutting the ribbon on...