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North Richmond

Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Richmond mayor: North Richmond annexation costly, but just

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt Tonight, the Richmond City Council will discuss and possibly vote on whether or not to proceed with annexation procedures for North Richmond. If the vote is to annex, it will...
Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

The Rancho Market store in North Richmond will soon receive a paint job thanks to a community effort. Supervisor John Gioia’s office is partnering with the city of Richmond as well as sponsors The Home...
Community mourns death of North Richmond advocate

Community mourns death of North Richmond advocate

The community is mourning the recent death of Kimmie Morrisaid James, a longtime North Richmond resident, business owner and advocate. A former track star who had battled kidney-related illnesses for decades, James died on Aug....
Amtrak train fatally strikes person in North Richmond

Amtrak train fatally strikes person in North Richmond

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the tracks between Market Avenue and Brookside Drive in North Richmond this morning, according to Bay City News. The collision was reported at 10:19...
Parking restrictions proposed to reduce illegal activity in North Richmond

Parking restrictions aim to address problem area in North Richmond

To combat littering, sideshows and other illicit activities, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted in favor of a plan to restrict vehicles from stopping, standing and parking along stretches of...

12-year-old boy shot in North Richmond; suspect in custody

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting in North Richmond on Thursday, and a suspect is in custody, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff reported Friday. The shooting occurred about...
North Richmond Music Fest enlivens Shields-Reid Park

North Richmond Music Fest enlivens Shields-Reid Park

The eighth yearly rendition of the North Richmond Music Fest came to Shields-Reid Park on Saturday, bringing with it pony rides, face painting, tasty BBQ and—of course—plenty of tasty tunes as well. The free July...

Grass fire provides brief scare in northern Richmond

The Richmond Fire Department responded to a grass fire Tuesday afternoon on the 2700 block of Barnard Street according to a Department spokesman. Residents reported the fire at 2:24 p.m., according to Richmond Fire Department...
Shields-Reid Park clean up and sports camp events set for Friday, Saturday

Shields-Reid Park clean up and sports camp events set for Friday, Saturday

The community is invited to help clean up and renovate the Shields-Reid Park soccer and baseball fields -- while enjoying a free soccer and baseball camp for kids and a family-fun festival -- this...
North Richmond cleanup event Saturday aims to unite community

North Richmond cleanup event this Saturday aims to unite community

The community is encouraged to help participate in a "Sweeping the City" event in North Richmond this Saturday, May 27. The community cleanup event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with folks meeting up...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...