AC Transit Announces Hire of New Chief Financial Officer

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Alameda-Contra Costa County Transit District announces the hiring of Claudia L. Allen as Chief Financial Officer effective December 7. Allen brings more than 30 years of senior management experience in finance, accounting and budget development in large-scale organizations including the Port Authority of Allegheny County in...

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Santa Claus is Coming to Downtown!

Richmond Main Street Initiative and East Bay Center for the Performing Arts invite the entire community to come Downtown to the historic Winter’s Building for an evening filled with memorable activities for the entire family. DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL Wednesday, December 16 | 4pm – 8pm East Bay Center for the...

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Local Happenings: December 2015

From the Richmond Pulse News Desk Holiday Arts Festival Saturday, Dec. 5 The Richmond Art Center’s annual community event and fundraiser takes place Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2540 Barrett Ave. The Holiday Arts Festival, now in its 53rd year, kicks off with a free daytime family friendly event from 11:00 a.m....

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Richmond Chamber Honors Difference Makers of 2015

By Malcolm Marshall A woman who worked in the male-dominated construction industry and a man who introduced young people to nature were among the individuals honored by the Richmond Chamber Of Commerce this year. At its annual business meeting and “Thanks for Giving” luncheon, the Chamber Of Commerce recognized businesses,...

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Expo Showcases Richmond’s Latino Artists

Story • Tania Pulido | Photos • Katherine Rife  Richmond Pulse Nearly 100 people turned out for the Latina Center’s second Eco-Artisan Latin American Expo earlier this month, showcasing ecologically friendly products created by some of the top Latino craft artists in the Richmond area. Held at the Middle Lovonya...

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City of Richmond Website and Mobile App

News from City Hall The City recently upgraded its website which now incorporates responsive design that allows the content on the City’s website to automatically adjust to the screen size of any device. Forget about using the pinch-zoom to see something. This responsive design makes content easy to view and...

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#ShopSmall with us on Small Business Saturday, Nov 28

#ShopSmall with us on Small Business Saturday, Nov 28 and make a big impact on our community. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day happens every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages people...

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Annual Verde School Hoodie & Book Drive Is Here

News from County Supervisor John Gioia’s Office Join John’s annual Verde School book & hoodie drive! Small donation = big difference for kids. Hoodies will be produced by a local small business, Leftside Printing, and books will be provided by West County READS. Helping us help these great kids is...

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FREE Workshop: First Steps to a Successful Start-Up

News from City Hall Thinking about starting a business? Don’t know where to start? Richmond Main Street and the Contra Costa SBDC invite all aspiring entrepreneurs to take the first step with this free resource. In this three hour workshop, aspiring business owners will learn the attributes of a successful entrepreneur, invaluable...

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