Yearly Archives: 2012

Meeting Minutes, December 3, 2012

1. Rebecca Brown, “Further the Work” Re-entry Solutions Group:      Presenter is a Richmond resident who owns a small consulting firm focusing on West Contra County social justice programs.  One of her projects is a re-entry solutions group designed to … Continue reading

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December meeting. Re-entry Solutions

December meeting will be December 3, 2012 at the Serra Adult School, 6028 Ralston Ave. near Sonoma and Esmond at 7:00 P.M.  Enjoy the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Years and meet some of our neighbors at this meeting. Officer Marc … Continue reading

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Free Shuttle Bus in Richmond

Air District Funds Richmond’s Free Local Bus Service As part of its commitment to lower greenhouse gas emissions and encourage sustainable energy practices, the City of  Richmond is entering its second year of providing free local bus service. The Richmond … Continue reading

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Grocery Outlet in old Albertson’s

Grocery Outlet to possibly move into old Lucky’s site The following letter was sent from the Grocery Outlet store management Grocery Outlet offers fantastic bargains and deals on a variety of products including grocery, frozen foods, deli items, vitamins, health … Continue reading

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San Pablo Dam Road Project: Meetings wtih Contra Costa Transit Authority

Anticipated closures and detours in Richmond Heights neighborhood. At a recent meeting on the San Pablo Dam Road project, Owen Martin suggested that instead of diverting traffic onto Solano Avenue, as is currently planned, that the cut-through traffic be directed … Continue reading

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Juneteenth, Housing Element Workshop

Juneteenth Family Day Parade and Festival 2012 Join thousands of other Richmond residents for the Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival. June 16, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Festivities start at 10 AM in Nicholl Park and continue until 6 PM. Parade … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in Richmond

The Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau posts an email calendar that lists dozens of entertainment and cultural events every week. It’s a great resource when you’re itching to get out of the house, or entertain an out-of-town guest. To get … Continue reading

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Revitalizing Macdonald and San Pablo avenues

Livable Corridors The City of Richmond is undertaking a design process aimed at revitalizing sections of MacDonald and San Pablo avenues, and 23rd Street. To accomplish this, the City of Richmond is collaborating with the city planning firm, Opticos, the … Continue reading

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Got stuff? Want stuff?

Is “yes” your answer to both questions?  Then the Freecycle Network may be just the thing you’re looking for (but didn’t know it).  Freecycle is a non-profit service that enables you to post descriptions of items you want to give … Continue reading

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County Supervisor John Gioia, and County Services

Visit County Supervisors Gioia’s website page of the Contra Costa County website to determine District 1 boundaries, and learn about the initiatives the Supervisor is currently working on. The County website is also the gateway to numerous county services, from … Continue reading

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