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NBC Bay Area Shines Light on Richmond’s Shoreline

Thanks to NBC Bay Area's Open Road program and veteran reporter Doug McConnell for this great story about one of Richmond's best kept secrets -- our 30+ miles of protected shoreline. Click on the photo below...
El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

El Sobrante church to host musical tribute to gospel great Walter Hawkins

Saint James Community Church is set to host a musical tribute to influential Oakland gospel singer and pastor Walker Hawkins. The whole community is invited to the July 10 event at Saint James, located at...
Building & Construction Trades Career Fair geared toward high school students

New documentary features local artists working with ESL students at DeJean Middle School

A new documentary set for release this summer follows local artists as they work with DeJean Middle School students who are learning English as a second language. "Merging Cultures Through Art" will premiere Aug. 6...
Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Community chips in to send 10 North Richmond youth to rodeo

Local community members' charitable donations sent 10 North Richmond youth to the rodeo on Sunday. Community advocates Rodney Alamo Brown, Andre Bean, Andreena Richardson and The Sons of Issachar raised funds to offer youth from...
Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Meal delivery startup HelloFresh Inc. leases large warehouse space in Richmond

Another food business has moved into Richmond. The San Francisco Business Times has reported that startup HelloFresh Inc. has leased "the entire 109,594-square-foot freezer storage warehouse at 2041 Factory St." The company, which was founded in...
National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Film Documents Lives of Bay Area Children During World War II

A new film documenting the lives of Bay Area children during World War II will be previewed at the Visitor Education Center of the Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park on July 11. The film...
Guinness World Record attempt underway to gather 1,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond

Guinness World Record attempt in Richmond hopes to gather 1,000 Rosie lookalikes

Local girls and women who can put together a Rosie the Riveter costume by Aug. 15 have a chance to set a Guinness World Record in Richmond. On that date, the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home...
Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts in downtown Richmond

Former Tower of Power singer to perform in first of two free summer concerts...

Michael Jeffries, former singer of the popular R&B group Tower of Power, will join 6-piece New Orleans-style funk and R&B group BeauFunk in headlining the first concert of the 2015 Music on the Main...
Rev up for classic car show and community health fair at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

Rev up for classic car show, live music at Richmond Civic Center Saturday

The Recreation and Parks Commission is set to hold a free health and community fair and classic car show at Richmond Civic Center Saturday. The event, called FestivaLL, will run from 10 a.m. to 4...

Highlights From Richmond’s Juneteenth Festival and Parade

Another successful Juneteenth has come and gone, and we’ve got pictures to prove it. The Neighborhood Block Association, City of Richmond and the Chevron Richmond Refinery were the event's presenting sponsors. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of...

Latest Articles

Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...