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Richmond police chased down a skateboarding vandal on Saturday.

Richmond police chase down skateboarding vandal

Richmond police officers weren't about to let a suspected vandal skate by. A 35-year-old man suspected of damaging at least five street signs and one traffic signal in Richmond on Saturday attempted to flee police...
A fatal shooting in Richmond Friday night claimed the life of Clarence Wesley Celestine Jr.

Clarence Celestine Jr. becomes Richmond’s 2nd homicide victim of year

A 24-year-old man became Richmond's second homicide of the week and year after being shot Friday night, police said. Police responded to reports of a shooting near S. 35th Street and Wall Avenue about 10...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Town hall meeting to detail Doctors Medical Center rescue plan

Richmond residents are encouraged to call into a telephone town hall meeting next week to learn about plans to prevent Doctors Medical Center in San Bruno from closing. The town hall is scheduled for Wednesday...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond’s first homicide victim of year is woman

A woman was fatally shot in the Sante Fe neighborhood Thursday night, becoming Richmond's first homicide victim of 2014. Police patrolling the area heard gunshots just before 10 p.m. and located the victim near S....

Muralist mixes with colorful Richmond characters

Despite many distractions at the colorful intersection of Macdonald Avenue and Harbour Way, Richmond artist Richard Muro Salazar has managed to make progress on a massive mural. Salazar began painting the mural on the southwest...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond moves closer to $12.30 minimum wage

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to increase the city's minimum wage to $12.30 per hour by 2017. The council voted 6-1 in favor of the hike in the first reading of the ordinance. If...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Richmond police to send warning letters to homes of ‘johns’

Richmond police will soon mail letters to the homes of  "johns" suspected of soliciting sex workers in the city. The warning letters do not include criminal charges and are solely to persuade people not to...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond’s refinery modernization project released

The much-anticipated draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery’s billion-dollar modernization project was released Tuesday morning. The analysis details the company’s plans to replace aging processing units at the century-old refinery, which...
WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

Richmond woman flees crash scene, forgets cable bill

A Richmond woman who allegedly ditched her vehicle after crashing into a parked car near her home Sunday morning apparently did not realize she had left a cable bill with her name on it...
Less trash talk: Richmond residents and businesses can now recycle these items

What a waste! Richmond residents paying for unpaid trash bills

Fees are piling up for Richmond residents who failed to pay their garbage bills last year. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council will consider a resolution allowing the city to place liens against properties where waste...

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WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...