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Nearly 1,000 backpacks, supplies given away at Richmond event

Here's one way to get kids excited about the end of summer. Nearly 1,000 backpacks and school supplies were donated to local kids at the...

No longer ‘brainwashed’ into violence, Richmond man sets sights on prevention

Marcus Byrd-Ray Sr. says he used to perpetuate gun violence in Richmond. But after joining Richmond Ceasefire and other violence prevention groups, the 28-year-old...

Downtown Richmond to see increase in chess playing

Two free Family Chess Days are coming to downtown Richmond this month and next, followed by a ribbon-cutting of an initiative to increase chess...

Phila Burger Station a hometown success story

By Mike Kinney At Phila Burger Station on Wednesday, owner Sam Lee was standing at the front door, shaking my hand and welcoming me to...

Amtrak train fatally strikes person in North Richmond

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the tracks between Market Avenue and Brookside Drive in North Richmond this morning,...

Unique new-build pops up on Florida Avenue

By Zach Chouteau Every house needs a strong foundation, and the unique new-build home quickly popping up at 1025 Florida Ave. in Richmond certainly has...

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt to seek second term

By Mayor Tom Butt It may seem a little early, but with the filing date less than a year away and campaign season for local...

Chevron’s labs host largest class of Project SEED students

Congratulations are in order for the 10 local high school students who just completed the Project SEED Program, a 9-week, paid summer internship that...

Gioia’s campaign committees cited by state commission

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia has agreed to pay a $14,000 administrative penalty for violations of the Political Reform Act related to the...

Zydeco ‘Stomp Down’ Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

More than 5,000 people are expected to dance for a cause at the Zydeco “Stomp Down” Festival at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday,...

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4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

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