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The Ball in Peace Angels turn pain into promise

By Zach Chouteau It's hard to imagine how she's carried on, but Chantee Nealy has managed to turn the deep pain of losing her 17-year-old son to gun violence last year into promise by forming...
Salute's seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

Salute’s seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

While anticipating a record 1,300 guests at her 6th annual Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 23, Salute e Vita Ristorante owner Menbere Aklilu is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations. ...
Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

For the second straight year, four West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) football teams qualified for the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs, the school district said. Kennedy, Hercules, El Cerrito, and De Anza high...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue's North Bay fire benefit concert

Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue’s North Bay fire relief concert

Award-winning singer-songwriter Steve Seskin -- whose repertoire features seven number one songs -- including Grammy-nominated “Grown Men Don't Cry” by Tim McGraw and “Don't Laugh at Me” by Peter, Paul and Mary -- is...
Richmond Ferry groundbreaking celebrated

Richmond Ferry groundbreaking celebrated

Kicked off by the rousing music of the Richmond High Marching Band inside Craneway Pavilion, local elected officials and regional transportation leaders celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday of the Richmond Ferry Terminal, which is expected...
The Shops at Hilltop plans to replace, enhance security system

The Shops at Hilltop plans to replace, enhance security system

As part of a fast-tracked plan to rehabilitate Hilltop Mall, the property's new owners is set to install a state of the art, 128-camera security system in order to address rampant crimes in the...

Richmond Art Center’s Skeletonfest fosters DIY projects

By Zach Chouteau We dropped by one of the city’s iconic autumn events on Saturday—Fall Family Day at the Richmond Art Center (RAC)—and found it bustling with artistic activities inside and out. The free event—also known...
GRIP Harmony Walk rallies community at Nicholl Park

GRIP Harmony Walk rallies community at Nicholl Park

By Zach Chouteau Hundreds of Richmonders turned out for the 31st Annual Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) Harmony Walk & 5K run, which began and ended at Nicholl Park on Saturday. While the day began with...
Hey Richmond! Send an email to help fuel your schools

Hey Richmond! Send an email to help fuel your schools

Local community members have a chance to "fuel" their schools by simply sending an email. From now through Nov. 10 (extended from the previous Oct. 31 deadline), the first 100 people to send an email...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...