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Organizers defend Richmond forum that featured anti-police remarks

Organizers of a community forum held at the Catholic Charities of the East Bay last week are defending criticism over anti-police remarks made by a panelist who advised residents to avoid calling police or...
New Pt. Richmond restaurant's launch Wednesday includes art showing

Art exhibit to accompany new Point Richmond restaurant’s launch

An East Bay photographer has announced that some of her works will be exhibited at the new Brezo Restaurant in Pt. Richmond, which is set to launch for lunch service on Friday. The new restaurant...

Richmond synagogue to host discussion with nonprofit director on Syrian refugees

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond is set to host a timely discussion during its regular Bagel Brunch event this weekend, as the synagogue will feature a nonprofit director talking about her experiences with middle...
Brezo Restaurant to debut in Point Richmond on Feb. 8

Brezo Restaurant set to debut in Point Richmond on Feb. 10

Brezo Restaurant, the new eatery set to open in the historic Baltic building at 135 Park Place in Pt. Richmond, is set to make its debut Feb. 10. The new restaurant was originally set to...
Kaiser set to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

Kaiser to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

The demand for medical assistants in the healthcare field is so high, Kaiser Permanente is offering a 50-percent tuition discount for the first group of students attending its new training program in Richmond. In April,...
Bay Area Rescue Mission's 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

Contra Costa County homeless count to be conducted Jan. 26-27

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) announced Wednesday that it will conduct its annual count of residents who are experiencing homelessness in the county Jan. 26-27. Volunteers will join county employees in surveying people across the...
Richmond homeowners encouraged to apply for free home solar systems

Free home solar systems offered to Richmond, North Richmond residents

Eligible Richmond and North Richmond property owners are encouraged to fetch a free home solar system by attending a sign-up event on Jan. 25. The meeting runs from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the...
Suspect sought in attempted carjacking of Maserati outside El Cerrito Safeway

Suspect sought in attempted carjacking of Maserati outside El Cerrito Safeway

El Cerrito police are searching for a man who attempted to carjack a Maserati in the Safeway parking lot on Sunday. Police responded to the store at 11450 San Pablo Ave. about 10:25 p.m. The...

Residents encouraged to participate in free community chess tournament

An annual Richmond community chess tournament is set to take place Saturday, Jan. 28 -- now it's your move to register for the free competition. The 6th Annual McKinley Williams/John Easterling Community Chess Tournament is...
Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in Tuesday

Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in Tuesday

Re-elected Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick, and newly elected Councilmembers Ben Choi and Melvin Willis, are set to be sworn into office in a public ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m....

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Bay Area Rescue Mission's 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

Bay Area Rescue Mission’s 22nd golf tourney fundraiser set for May 8

The 22nd Annual New Life Golf Tournament, an important fundraiser for the Bay Area Rescue Mission, a Richmond-based homeless services and resource center, is...
Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

Christopher Dolan, a seventh-grader at Pinole Middle School, knows very well what it means to be a peaceful warrior. "A peaceful warrior is someone that...

Richmond Firefighter of the Year reaches new heights

A Richmond fire inspector has been honored as Firefighter of the Year, partly for his instrumental role in developing so-called "aerial view plans" of...