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Sign Up For Emergency Notifications On Your Cell Phone

If you live in Contra Costa County and want to receive emergency notifications and alerts on your cell phone, you can sign up for this free service by going to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office website at www.cws.cccounty.us and … Continue reading

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Have A Question About County Government?

John Gioia’s website has a new chat mode that can help.  See the message below from Supervisor Gioia:

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Vote Now For The Solano Playlot!

Richmond’s children need your help now.  Please take a moment to support them by casting a vote now for Richmond’s Solano Playlot to win $25,000 of new play equipment. You can make an even bigger impact by sharing this appeal … Continue reading

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Please Vote Online to Earn $5,000 for the Bay Trail!

Bruce Beyaert, who is Chair of TRAC, Trails for Richmond Action Committee, is one of five finalists chosen by Trust for Public Land and KTVU Channel 2 for the 2010 Cox Conserves Heroes award.  The winner to be chosen by … Continue reading

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More Emergency Preparedness Classes Available

We are gearing up for the Spring REACT/CERT emergency preparedness courses.  Please spread the word to your family, friends and neighbors. Classes will be held at the West Contra Costa Adult Education, Alvarado Campus which is located at 5625 Sutter … Continue reading

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Richmond hoops tourney a benefit for Haiti victims

The San Francisco Rumble and other teams of the semiprofessional American Basketball Association will play a series of games next week at the Richmond Police Activities League gymnasium to raise money for the post-earthquake relief effort in Haiti.  [Click here … Continue reading

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REACT Training Nearby, Starts Soon, Sign Up!

Starting Tuesday February 2, 2010 REACT/CERT training is currently free to any citizen, neighborhood, school, church, employee, or business in the City of Richmond. Neighbors are encouraged to train in their neighborhoods. REACT/CERT was implemented, and is maintained under the … Continue reading

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East Bay told to be prepared for heavy rain, wind, flooding

ANTIOCH — Regional emergency crews warn residents in the East Bay to be prepared for heavy rains, wind and potential flooding this week. “Citizens are requested to move to safe locations should water levels rise to unsafe conditions and avoid … Continue reading

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Anti-Graffiti Volunteer Opportunity – MLK Day of Service

Greetings Dedicated Anti-Graffiti Volunteers.  Are you still thinking about what to do on Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service, Monday, January 18th?  Bring your anti-graffiti kit and join us on the Richmond Greenway (6th Street and Ohio Avenue) … Continue reading

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Chevron Offers Scholarships For West County Students

Chevron is offering scholarship applications for West Contra Costa County students. “At Chevron Richmond we believe in using our human energy to expand and improve educational opporutnities in our community. Every student deserves the chance to reach their fullest potential. … Continue reading

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