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Armed student causes Richmond High lock down

Richmond High was placed on lock down Friday morning in connection with an armed student who was "quickly taken into custody" by a School Resource Officer, police said. Police reported about the incident on Twitter...
Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

After pledging $1 million in October to fund requests by local teachers for classroom projects as part of the annual Fuel Your School program, Chevron this week announced yet another $1 million donation toward...
CCC grad's inspiring road to the Richmond Police Department

CCC grad’s inspiring road to the Richmond Police Department

A Contra Costa College alumna and Richmond native went from struggling with poverty, domestic violence and hopelessness to becoming a college-education officer for the Richmond Police Department. Carmen Santana's inspiring story of juggling work, school...
School closures from NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

School closures during NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

The devastating Northern California wildfires in October have had far-reaching consequences. For one, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) says it lost $3 million in state funds because it closed down schools on...
Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

With cold temperatures in the Bay Area, particularly in the middle of the night, law enforcement officials teamed with a Richmond church Monday night to deliver resources and supplies to homeless encampments. Two Richmond police...
Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

The nonprofit Richmond Trees is encouraging volunteers to participate in a planting event on Sunday, Dec. 10. Volunteers are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park at 2910 Clinton Ave. in Richmond and to...

Richmond Rotary Club’s uplifting holiday auction item

It seems everyone is taking advantage of the legalization of recreational marijuana in California — even members of the charitable Richmond Rotary Club. The highly active, or perhaps in this case actively high, Richmond Rotarians...
Nystrom Elementary joins National Historic Registry

Nystrom Elementary joins National Historic Registry

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s Nystrom Elementary School, which was re-launched last fall following a major multiyear makeover, has made news of a completely different kind this autumn. The Harbour Way South venue was recently placed on...
Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

From now until the New Year, Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante is again partnering with One Warm Coat to host a warm coat drive this holiday season.  The business is encouraging community members to donate...
Tireless community advocate's death mourned

Tireless community advocate’s death mourned

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that the memorial service has been set for Sunday, Dec. 17, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Richmond Country Club. Countless local residents have...

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Richmond biz holding toy giveaway, free Santa pics

Richmond biz to hold toy giveaway event, free Santa photos

Unlimited Wireless, the MetroPCS dealer at 12800 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, is set to give out more than 500 toys along with free...
Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond mayor pays respects to late SF Mayor Ed Lee

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was among the many to pay respects to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died suddenly early Tuesday from a...

Richmond man dies after being shot in front of Emeryville Target

A Richmond man has died following a shooting in the parking lot of the Target in Emeryville on Dec. 4, police said. Eondre Bolton, 19,...