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Pursuit of stolen car from Petaluma ends after chase reaches Richmond's streets

25-year-old Richmond woman injured in crash caused by drunken driver

A 25-year-old Richmond woman suffered major injuries after her disabled car was struck by a drunken driver on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at...

NIAD Art Center wins grant to beautify Richmond bus benches

The NIAD Art Center has won a $12,000 grant to partner with well-known artist Ellen Lake to transform 60 underutilized ad spaces on bus benches into artworks. The Richmond-based art center, which serves artists with disabilities,...

O-naje’s wise ‘Political Circus’ targets presidential campaign, media

Rapper O-naje is known for spreading wisdom with his rhymes, but the Pinole Valley High alum may have topped himself on his latest track, Political Circus. O-naje, who grew up in Hercules, has strong ties with the Richmond...
Online fundraiser launched for young Richmond man killed in Sunday crash in Oakland

Loved ones mourn Richmond man killed in crash in Oakland Sunday

Loved ones are mourning the death of 24-year-old Roman Gustavo Valdez of Richmond, who was killed Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in Oakland. Valdez's motorcycle struck the vehicle at about 5:50 p.m....
coal is shipped and stored at the Oakland facility, many anticipate it will be carted on trains from Utah through Sacramento, Richmond, Berkeley and Oakland to be shipped to Asia.

Mayor Tom Butt among 11 East Bay mayors backing letter opposing coal shipments

Mayors of 11 East Bay cities -- including Richmond Mayor Tom Butt -- have sent a letter urging Oakland leaders to reject coal shipments from an Oakland marine terminal that's currently under development. The mayors...

Deja Bryson recalls colorful Richmond upbringing ahead of Yoshi’s performance

If there is an exact opposite of color blind, where the person sees the world in hyper-color, as if everything from trees to rocks to grass lawns appear created by paintbrush, that is the...
Rap collaborative releases 'Guns down: We all we got' mini-documentary

Rap collaborative releases ‘Guns down: We all we got’ mini-movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXAdemo4Rpw Iron Triangle-raised artist and director Juganot Da Beast announced over the weekend the release of the powerful mini-movie and music video "Guns down: We all we got," an inspiring collaboration of well-known hip hop...
Large sailboat show taking place in Richmond for first time in April

Large sailboat show taking place in Richmond for first time in April

As we reported back in August, organizers of Strictly Sail Pacific, the oldest and largest in-water sailboat show on the West Coast, decided to move their four-day event to Richmond's Marina Bay Yacht Harbor...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man who was fatally shot in Oakland identified

Oakland police have identified the Richmond man who was fatally shot in their city late Wednesday night as 45-year-old Demetriz Lewis. Lewis was found in his vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 800...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man fatally shot in Oakland Wednesday night

A 45-year-old Richmond man was fatally shot while inside his car in North Oakland Wednesday night, according to the Bay Area News Group, citing an Oakland police sergeant's report. The man's identity was not immediately...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...