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23rd street, the site of the 2024 Cinco de Mayo Festival in Richmond, Calif, is packed with vendors and attendees. 

Photo Gallery: Cinco de Mayo 2024

By Jennifer Leahy, Advocate Staff May 16, 2024

On Sunday, May 5, 2024, 23rd street in Richmond, from Rheem Avenue to Clinton Avenue, hosted the city's Cinco de Mayo celebration. "This is the 19th Annual Festival," said Rocio Martinez, of the...

A view of dozens of students at the Comet Day resource fair at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, CA, on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Photo Gallery: Comet Day at CCC

By Brenda Maldonado, Editor in Chief April 19, 2024

This year was a massive turnout for Comet Day, as many students got to know what makes Contra Costa College a great choice to start your higher education. Contra Costa College invited high schools...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, speaking to the audience, delivering her respect and devotion in supporting not only for the Vietnam Veterans but all service personnel who serve this country at Pier 1 in San Francisco, CA, on Friday, March 29, 2024.

Photo gallery: Vietnam War Veterans honored at Pier 1 in San Francisco

By Leon Watkins, Advocate Photographer April 6, 2024

Dozens of Vietnam War veterans were honored Friday at a ceremony attended by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rear Admiral Richard Meyer in San Francisco. During the event, which was hosted by the...

A view of USNS Harvey Milk docked at Pier 30/32 in San Francisco, CA on Friday, March 29, 2024.

Photo gallery: San Francisco welcomes the Navy’s USNS Harvey Milk

By Leon Watkins, Advocate Staff April 6, 2024

City leaders, military personnel, and dozens of members of the public gathered Friday to welcome a new Navy ship named after Harvey Milk, the late San Francisco Supervisor who became the first openly...

Author Heather McGhee signs copies of her book, The Sum of Us, after speaking to an audience at Contra Costa College on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, in San Pablo, CA.

Heather McGhee visits CCC

By Jennifer Leahy, Advocate Staff February 17, 2024


Richmond Annex Senior Center dancers perform for attendees at a Chinese New Year Celebration hosted by the City of Richmonds Community Services Department, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Richmond Memorial Auditorium in Richmond, CA.

Chinese New Year celebration at Richmond Auditorium

By Jennifer Leahy, Advocate Staff February 17, 2024

  On Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, the City of Richmond's Community Services Department hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration at Richmond Memorial Auditorium in Richmond, CA. The community event...

Contra Costa Comet player no#. 9, DB Tasean Young, reach is greater than the Reedley players.

San Pablo Ca 14 October 2023, Contra Costa College vs Reedley

The one that got away

By Leon Watkins, Sports Editor October 26, 2023

    The Comets played the Reedley Tigers on Saturday, Oct. 14., the Tigers took the game at the end, with the final score 31 to 21.   Contra Costa Comets’  next football game...

Contra Costa College student Brandon James attempts to finish the obstacle 
challenge, based on the TV show “Wipe Out,” during Club Rush, held in Campus Center Plaza on Thursday.

Club Rush promotes clubs, breeds community

By Nick Sorrell, Advocate Staff February 19, 2020

Each year an event hosted by the Student Life Office serves as a great way to bring students together, let students know how much there is to be invested on campus and provide information on activities...

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters at a rally in Richmond’s
on Monday, Feb. 17.

Bernie rallies 10,000 to Craneway Pavilion

By Jose Arebalo, News Editor February 19, 2020

RICHMOND — Bay Area voters crammed into the Craneway Pavilion here to rally for democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday. Individuals young and old had excitement in their eyes as...

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