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Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

Richmond public housing residents can again express concerns

Richmond public housing tenants have yet another opportunity to sound off about their living conditions this week. At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Councilmembers Nat Bates and Corky Booze will host a public forum in the community...
Richmond shoreline might soon get sleek new 20-foot sculpture resembling giant blades of eelgrass.

Richmond shoreline might soon get sweet sculpture

The Richmond shoreline might soon be illuminated by seven sleek, 20-foot-tall sculptures after a local couple’s design was selected last month. The proposed public artwork, “Changing Tide,” was chosen by city officials among 92 artist...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Final defendant sentenced in Richmond High School rape case

The West County Times reported Friday afternoon that the final defendant has been sentenced in connection with the horrific Richmond High School rape case that drew national outrage. John Crane Jr., 47, of Richmond, received...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond public housing problems to be revisited Tuesday

City Council on Tuesday will continue to address deplorable conditions at Richmond public housing developments. Council is set to decide whether an independent investigator should be hired to probe allegations that the Richmond Housing Authority...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

North Richmond shooting kills 38-year-old man

A 38-year-old man was killed in a shooting in unincorporated North Richmond Thursday night. The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, was shot multiple times in the 1600 block of Fourth Street about 10:30 p.m.,...
Stockton, rather than Richmond, ends up with scrapped Google barge project

Google barge reportedly headed to Stockton, not Richmond

The Google barge would have been a sight to see at the Port of Richmond, but reports say the vessel's next home will be Stockton. The multi-story barge, which is not yet fully built, gained...
Hilltop Mall is good for clothes - and also kids - as it was honored Thursday for contributing to the Police Activities League last year.

Hilltop Mall honored for helping kids and cops

Hilltop Mall was honored Thursday for its support of the Richmond Police Athletic League last year, including hosting the Christmas "Shop with a Cop" event. The mall was honored at Richmond PAL's annual luncheon along...
Richmond adoption center says adorable 9-week-old puppy that was stolen has been found.

Richmond adoption center says puppy was stolen

A 9-week-old puppy was reportedly stolen from a Richmond adoption center last weekend. The Poodle/Retriever mix named Jamie was swiped Saturday from The Milo Foundation on S. Garrard Boulevard. The theft happened during a busy period...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

Richmond public housing tenants to file complaint

Richmond public housing residents will file a complaint with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development about deplorable conditions at the Hacienda development, according to a report from the Center for Investigative Reporting. An...

Richmond free WiFi project could expand countywide

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia wants to expand a plan to provide free high-speed Internet access in the Iron Triangle neighborhood to low-income residents throughout the county. At its meeting Tuesday, the county Board...

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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,...