Sunday, July 21, 2019

Richmond

Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, dies

Richmond-raised Pumpsie Green, first black Boston Red Sox player, remembered

The baseball community, and also the Richmond community, are paying tribute to Pumpsie Green, who died Wednesday at Kaiser San Leandro at the age of 85. Elijah Jerry Green was the first African-American player to...

Richmond invited to walk with Native Americans this Saturday

The 5th Annual Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety is set to take place Saturday, July 20. The walk will begin at two locations: Veterans Memorial Hall, 968 23rd St., at 11 a.m., and at the...
Legal professionals needed for county's high school mock trial program

Richmond man charged with trafficking a minor

A Richmond man who prosecutors call a known associate of a North Richmond gang was charged Wednesday with sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl he allegedly recruited via social media. Mychal Duane Nelson, 34, of Richmond,...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Oakland man fatally shot in Richmond

A 61-year-old Oakland man was fatally shot in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 18th Street and Chanslor Avenue at about 11 p.m. and...

Herding puppies stolen from owner near Dotson Family Marsh

Two herding dog puppies were stolen from their owner earlier this month near the Dotson Family Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Park, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department. The puppies "are...

Lucky Lloyd to perform at North Richmond Music Fest

The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival is set to once again enliven the historic Shields Reid Park with a healthy lineup of live music and activities for the whole family on Saturday, July...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

Richmond reverend wins prestigious Jefferson Award

Longtime Richmond activist Rev. Andre Shumake Sr. has received the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for his leadership in an after-school program that is reportedly helping to close the achievement gap for African...

Richmond celebrates nation’s lone African-American rodeo

By Rafael Lima The Richmond community was well represented at this year's famous Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, which galloped into the Rowell Ranch Rodeo Grounds in Castro Valley over the weekend. The nation’s lone African-American rodeo...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Pedestrian fatality leads to lane closures on EB-580

The California Highway Patrol closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 following a fatal collision this morning. A female pedestrian was reportedly struck multiple times in the eastbound lanes just west of Cutting Boulevard...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Young people offered free financial boot camp

Travis Credit Union is hosting its annual Mad City Money Young Adult Financial Boot Camp at the East Bay for Performing Arts Center in Richmond on Wednesday, July 31. The free boot camp from 12:30...

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North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The...

Native American Walk for Sobriety unites the community

It’s officially called the Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety. But the hundreds of walkers who came out Saturday – along with the countless honks...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another...