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USPS halts plans to close Richmond Main Post Office

In a surprise announcement Monday, local elected officials say the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin Ave. will remain open and operational -- after the U.S. Postal Service announced it has halted efforts...
Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

In response to safety concerns by the Peres Elementary school community, the city of Richmond is proposing to turn 5th Street from a two-way street into a one-way southbound street between Lucas and Pennsylvania...
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Community members join Native American Walk for Sobriety

The United Urban Warrior Society-California Chapter (UUWS) held its 4th Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety on Saturday, July 14. The UUWS is a national organization advocating for the advancement of human and civil...
Point Richmond Music concerts enliven historic downtown

Point Richmond Music concerts enliven historic downtown

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment finally dropped by its first Point Richmond Music summer concert on Friday, July 13. I’m not sure what we expected, but it wasn’t seeing the entire downtown transformed into...
The Shops at Hilltop wants to hire RPD to assist with security

The Shops at Hilltop will have 99 Ranch Market in ‘late 2019’

The 99 Ranch Market is slated to open at the Shops at Hilltop in late 2019, a representative for the mall property's owner said today. The supermarket chain's new location will "also feature an 11,000...
Richmond Promise creating ‘college success culture’ in city

Richmond Promise creating ‘college success culture’ in city

How do you create a college-going culture in Richmond? The answer was on full display at Contra Costa College on Tuesday. Taking a break from their summer vacations, more than 80 just-graduated high school students from Richmond...

Reinventando la Calle 23

July 6, 2018 Reinventing La Calle 23 La lucha a resaltar las gemas ocultas de Calle 23 Por: Mike Aldax y Mike Kinney ↓ Por Mike Aldax (con Mike Kinney) Antes de...
Chevron-sponsored camp at Cal State East Bay inspires next-gen engineers

Chevron-sponsored camp at Cal State East Bay inspires next-gen engineers

The remote-controlled robot quickly climbed the ramp, then slowed up just before the bridge. It carefully crossed, but it didn’t need to. The crossing looked rather effortless. Still, cheers erupted in the classroom auditorium...
Kennedy High special ed students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High special education students with severe disabilities helped transform a once-unappealing plot of the school campus into a pleasant garden, with help from special ed teacher Salvatore Morabito, woodshop teacher James Henderson and art...

Rosie’s Girls become scientists for a day at Chevron Richmond Refinery

The Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp made its annual trip to the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Thursday, where members typically tour the facility and participate in a career panel. But this year, the local middle-school girls...

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Richmond Business Hub to be ‘transformative’ for downtown

About 75 years ago, Richmond’s downtown corridor – specifically Macdonald Avenue – was one of the hottest spots in the Bay Area, having benefiting...
Richmond Pizza House a welcome additional to local food scene

Richmond Pizza House a welcome addition to local food scene

By Zach Chouteau Everyone’s a VIP at Richmond Pizza House. The new eatery, which owner Issa Abuhayja opened up last month at 12343 San Pablo Ave....
Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

The famous Betty Reid Soskin is set to participate in a free book signing and discussion in the Whittlesey Room at Richmond Public Library, 325...