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Pt. Richmond farmers market is not returning due to a lack of business, but a mobile market could replace it

Pt. Richmond farmers’ market not returning; produce truck could replace it

The Point Richmond Farmers' Market is not returning this summer because it reportedly failed to attract enough customers since opening in 2009. Agricultural producers did not sell enough product in past years to want to...
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to swear in Mayor-elect Butt, Councilmember Myrick

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom praises Richmond’s foster youth conference

Lt Gov Gavin Newsom last week praised Richmond's Foster Care Youth Conference, which will be held for a second consecutive year this Saturday at DeJean Middle School. The conference "is a wonderful opportunity" to connect...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

North Richmond homicide victim was Richmond resident Derrick Cooper

Sheriff's detectives in Contra Costa County are investigating two recent shootings in North Richmond, including the homicide Thursday of 38-year-old Richmond resident Derrick Cooper. The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office released Cooper's identity Monday and...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Richmond police blotter: Burglar is victim’s neighbor

A 20-year-old Richmond man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of burglarizing his neighbor's home. The suspect, identified as Daniel Lizarde, and a 17-year-old boy were taken into custody following a brief foot chase...
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...

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Suspects sought after 14-year-old girl robbed of gold necklace in Richmond

Suspects sought after 14-year-old girl robbed of gold necklace in Richmond

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects who robbed a 14-year-old girl of her gold necklace. The incident occurred about 6:20 p.m....
Community invited to free 'All About Credit' workshop at San Pablo Library

Community invited to free ‘All About Credit’ workshop at San Pablo Library

Community members looking to improve their credit score or learn more about credit in general are invited to a free workshop at San Pablo...

Richmond man reported missing at ski resort

Blizzard conditions in the Sierras have hampered the search effort for longtime Richmond resident and avid skier Thomas Mullarkey. On Wednesday at 11:30 p.m., Jane...