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View the latest community-related news in Richmond, CA.

Richmond celebrates July 4 with parades, festivals but tempered by illegal fireworks

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s July 4 events, actually centered around July 3 doings as is the City’s tradition, appear to have gone off smoothly with no major issues to report. However, the Richmond Police Department lamented...

Memorial service for El Cerrito High coach George Austin set for July 8

A memorial service for longtime El Cerrito High football coach and teacher George Austin has been scheduled for Saturday, July 8. The service will take place at 1 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 2839 May...

Women professionals take time out to mentor Rosie’s Girls campers

By Camilo Vilaseca Channeling the spirit of Rosie the Riveter on Wednesday, middle-school age girls taking part in the Rosie’s Girls camp met with female firefighters, engineers, toolmakers, pipe experts and other members of professions...
El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

The community is in mourning following the death of El Cerrito High football coach and athletic director George Austin. Austin died early Wednesday. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the coach had complained about having...
Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

Your guide to Independence Day events in Richmond

The Richmond waterfront and surrounding communities are known for having some of the best Independence Day celebrations. They are anchored by a rare treat that happens once annually: a free performance by the Oakland Symphony...
Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

New basketball courts at John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park in Richmond are now  funded, and the Shields-Reid Community Center is set to get a bike and pump repair station, as part of...

Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses upon opportunity and education. Together, we began to reach out...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Sales tax, property tax, assessments, federal,...
Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth ages 13-18 are encouraged to register for free coding sessions being offered next week at the Apple store at 5640 Bay St. in Emeryville. The Onyx Scholars Codethon will instruct youth in coding...

Graduados de ROP preparan para sus gran futuros

Más de 60 estudiantes están preparando para su graduación del Programa Regional de Empleo (ROP), pero todavía no pueden celebrar. En las últimas semanas, los graduados han perfeccionado sus habilidades con entrevistas simuladas con empleados...

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12-year-old boy shot in North Richmond; suspect in custody

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting in North Richmond on Thursday, and a suspect is in custody, the Contra Costa...
Free eye care clinic to assist homeless at Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission

Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission) prepara...

La Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission en inglés, o BARM), una organización basado en Richmond, está...

La comunidad está invitada a una visita a la Refinería de Chevron en Richmond

Chevron está invitando a familias locales para una visita de la Refinería en Richmond. La visita gratuita incluye almuerzo y refrescos, y se tomara lugar...