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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....

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...

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Richmond’s public pools to tentatively open May 3

Richmond's public pools, including the Richmond Swim Center and Richmond Plunge, are tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on May 3. Indoor pools are...
Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs...
West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...