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Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on Fred Jackson Way between Grove and Chesley avenues in North Richmond. The...
No major injuries in San Pablo Avenue accident

No major injuries in San Pablo Avenue accident

No major injuries resulted from a multi-vehicle crash that occurred just after 11 a.m. Monday on San Pablo Avenue near the San Pablo Police Department, according to police. Officers responding to the accident scene found a...
Driver killed in I-580 crash in Richmond ID'd

Victim of fatal El Sobrante crash identified

The Contra Costa County coroner's office on Wednesday identified the man who died in a traffic collision in El Sobrante Tuesday night as Cheyenne Boyer, 41. The El Sobrante resident was killed in a multi-car...
Community invited to help paint mural at North Richmond market

Community invited to help paint mural at North Richmond market

A highly-anticipated mural planned for a North Richmond grocer will be painted during the course of two separate Community Paint Days, officials announced Monday. The paint days will occur April 21 and 22 from 9...

Young residents sought for Richmond Main Street Youth Committee

The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) is calling for five more applicants to apply for a position on the Richmond Main Street Youth Committee, a new initiative that has youth taking part in advocating...
Mixed-use development approved for ex-San Pablo City Hall site

San Pablo council stalls plan to add surveillance cameras citywide

The San Pablo City Council on Monday voted to stall plans to add over 100 cameras to increase surveillance of the city, following concern expressed by the ACLU of Northern California that one of...
Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

St. David School invites community to silent auction, gala at Salesian

St. David School is set to hold a Silent Auction and Gala -- the school's biggest fundraiser -- at Salesian College Preparatory School on Saturday, March 24.  The adult-only event begins at 5 p.m. and concludes...
County Library clears outstanding fines for all patrons

Community invited to free ‘All About Credit’ workshop at San Pablo Library

Community members looking to improve their credit score or learn more about credit in general are invited to a free workshop at San Pablo Library on Monday, March 19. Travis Credit Union is holding the...

Parents, students advocating for improvements at MLK Jr. Park

A group of local students and parents have formed a partnership in recent months to advocate for improvements to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at 1300 Virginia Ave. in Richmond. "Right now the park...
WCCUSD superintendent addresses reports of immigration enforcement

WCCUSD superintendent asks students to stay on campus during national walkout

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Matt Duffy is encouraging students to stay on campus on Wednesday during the planned national walkout to commemorate and protest the Parkland, Fla. school shooting that killed...

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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...