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Community invited to help plant trees at renovated Wendell Park

Community invited to Wendell Park this Sunday to help plant trees

Community members are encouraged to help add more green to Wendell Park by helping to plant trees this Sunday. Volunteers from Richmond Trees, Richmond Rotary and Bayer are teaming to make a positive impact in...
WCCUSD to close schools Thursday 'due to rapidly changing air conditions'

After Florida shooting, WCCUSD enlists retired cop to help with emergency preparedness

In the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and staff, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Matt Duffy announced last week that recently retired...
Volunteers invited to tree planting event at Wanlass park

Volunteers invited to tree planting event at Wanlass park

The community is invited to join Earth Team's Richmond High School interns and fellow community members for a day of tree planting at Wanlass Park, 2999 21st St. in San Pablo, on Saturday, March 3. From...
Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian basketball coach nets 500th career win

Salesian boys basketball coach Bill Mellis won his 500th game win in his 20th season with the Pride, and has lost 150 games, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday. The school confirmed the report on...
San Pablo EDC low-cost tattoo removal program receives funding

San Pablo EDC tattoo removal program receives funding

The San Pablo Economic Development Corporation recently announced that it has received funding from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation to continue its low-cost tattoo removal program called Removing Barriers. The program helps qualified Contra...
San Pablo man dies while in custody at Martinez jail

San Pablo man dies while in custody at Martinez jail

An inmate who died while in custody at the Martinez Detention Facility on Wednesday has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as 46-year-old San Pablo resident David Hubbard. The sheriff's office said...
Reps. DeSaulnier, Lee set to discuss race at San Pablo town hall

Reps. DeSaulnier, Lee set to discuss race at San Pablo town hall

Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), pictured above, are hosting a town hall event in San Pablo on Saturday, Feb. 3 called "Conversation on Race." The town hall runs from 2 p.m. to...
4 San Pablo intersections could see fewer crashes thanks to grant

4 San Pablo intersections slated for crash-reduction improvements

Four San Pablo intersections could soon receive safety enhancements thanks to a Caltrans grant that aims to reduce crashes on city streets, according to the city. City staff proposed these four intersections to receive safety...
WCCUSD superintendent addresses reports of immigration enforcement

WCCUSD superintendent addresses reports of immigration enforcement

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy released a statement to the school community regarding reports of potential U.S. immigration sweeps. His complete message follows: "We are aware of reports last...
Contra Costa College announces 7 new degrees and certificates this fall

Contra Costa College to host career fair Feb. 28

Local job seekers should mark their calendars for Wednesday, Feb. 28, when the West Contra Costa Career Fair will be held at Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Road in San Pablo. The fair will...

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Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...
Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College to hold career education open house Aug. 21

Contra Costa College will hold a career education open house on Tuesday, August 21. The event will be held at the school at 2600 Mission...