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West County's budding entrepreneurs encouraged to attend Urban Fire training in Oakland

West County’s budding entrepreneurs encouraged to attend Urban FIRE training program in Oakland

West County entrepreneurs looking to start a business can get a significant leg up by joining Urban FIRE (Financial Intelligence, Responsible Entrepreneurship) training sessions, according to Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, which has East Bay offices...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man killed in West Oakland shooting ID’d

The Richmond man who was killed Saturday night in a shooting in West Oakland has been identified by police as 37-year-old Abebe Bent, according to the Bay Area News Group (BANG). The incident occurred at...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man dies in Oakland shooting

The Bay Area News Group has reported that a 38-year-old Richmond man died in a West Oakland shooting Saturday. The incident occurred at 7:32 p.m. near 21st and Market streets, where someone opened fire at...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond men arrested in connection with Oakland homicide

Three 20-year-old Richmond men were arrested last weekend in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Oakland Friday night that turned deadly, police said. Suspects Clarence Choice, Marchon King and Melvin Lee Stewart were booked...
Oakland woman seeks family pet who went missing in Richmond

Oakland woman seeks Richmond’s help in finding family pet; $150 reward offered

An Oakland woman is hoping the Richmond community can help find and return her family's pet chihuahua. A flyer has been distributed on social media seeking the pooch, whose owner calls him "Rambo." "He is literally...
Amazing sax cover of The Weeknd's 'Earned it' by Richmond's Kalin Joshua

Amazing sax cover of The Weeknd’s ‘Earned it’ by Richmond’s Kalin Joshua

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4SBUQJzXGs For a sampling of the kind of talent that comes from the East Bay Center for Performing Arts, check out this incredible saxophone cover of The Weeknd's 'Earned it' by Richmond resident Kalin Joshua. The...
Local community groups seeking donations to create homeless health packets

Local community groups seek donations to create homeless health packets

Community advocates are calling on local residents to help create health packs for the homeless. This month, the folks behind 510 Hikers and Soulful Softball Sunday are pooling their resources and influence in order to...
Richmond man arrested in connection with Oakland body dump case

Richmond man arrested in connection with body dump case in Oakland

A 36-year-old Richmond man was arrested Friday in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found wrapped in plastic and left on an Oakland street earlier this week, police said. The body...
Man fatally struck in Richmond Tuesday

Body wrapped in plastic and dumped on Oakland street may have been Richmond homicide

The body of a 24-year-old man that was wrapped in plastic and left on an Oakland street on Tuesday may have stemmed from a murder in Richmond, police said. About 8 a.m., Oakland police responded...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Dying Richmond man names his killer, leading to arrest of suspect he’s known for...

A Richmond man who suffered fatal gunshot wounds in East Oakland last week told officers who shot him as he was dying, leading to charges against another Richmond man he has known for years,...

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Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square industrial building on...
Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...