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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...
Upcoming community forum to discuss 23rd Street prostitution problem

Richmond SOL Thanksgiving set for Veterans Memorial Hall

Community members in need are invited to a clothing and food giveaway event Thanksgiving morning at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 968 23rd St. The 12th Annual Richmond SOL Thanksgiving is set to take place...
Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

For insight into Richmond’s future, we ought to consult with local youth who are, naturally, Richmond's future. This Saturday, Nov. 17, young adults, including high school students, are invited to a unique Youth Entrepreneur Day...
East Richmond Heights’ homes get into Halloween spirit

East Richmond Heights’ homes get into Halloween spirit

By Kathy Chouteau Does your house help put a little “boo” into Halloween? Every Oct. 1, this reporter’s family ushers in the season of scary by hanging our resident Halloween spider, “Boris,” up on the front...
ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

Fun new pumpkin patch at The Shops at Hilltop

By Kathy Chouteau Ready to get your ‘pick of the patch?’ A new pumpkin patch and family entertainment attraction in Richmond can deliver just that—and then some. ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins—a...

Rotarians surprise Downer Elementary teachers with $100 gift cards

Downer Elementary's 29 teachers were surprised last week with $100 gift cards to purchase school supplies and other classroom needs from the San Pablo Rotary. Over 25 Rotarians team up throughout the year on various...
Dirt World expected to be complete next week

Dirt World expected to be done next week

By Mike Kinney The highly-anticipated Dirt World bike park in Richmond, which had its debut delayed due to weather-related factors, is on track to be completed by next week, said lead track builder Alex Fowler,...
Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

If you were in San Pablo yesterday, you might have spotted a few more butterflies than usual. For that, you can thank Melissa Yvette Mendoza. At St. Joseph Cemetery on Sunday, loved ones still mourning Mendoza’s...

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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...