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Richmond motorcycle police officer injured in I-80 collision

Richmond motorcycle police officer injured in I-80 collision

A Richmond police motorcycle officer was injured in a collision on westbound Interstate Highway 80 this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. About 8 a.m., a Mercedes-Benz side-swiped the officer's motorcycle in the far...
The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children's bookstore

The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children’s bookstore

A pop-up children's bookstore has opened at The Shops at Hilltop through Dec. 31. The multi-cultural bookstore will serve as a literacy fundraiser benefiting West County READS programs. "There will be an abundance of various types...
14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

A 14-year-old De Anza High student was found in possession of a gun at school on Friday, police said. A Richmond Police Department school resource officer notified staff on Thursday that he had received information...
Richmond couple's heartwarming wedding makes national news

Richmond couple’s heartwarming wedding makes national news

A Richmond couple made national news following their heartwarming wedding ceremony at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 16. The story about Vieneese and Douglas Stanton was reported in PEOPLE. The couple had...
Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

In the wake of a newly announced police crackdown on vehicles blocking sidewalks in the city, Mayor Tom Butt released a report Monday on the poor state of the city's sidewalks and proposed a...
The Shops at Hilltop to offer free 'selfies with Santa'

The Shops at Hilltop to offer free ‘selfies with Santa’

Starting this Saturday and continuing through Christmas Eve, kids will have opportunities every weekend to take "selfie" photos with Santa Claus at the Shops at Hilltop. From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and...
Future of school resource officers in question after district board's vote

Future of school resource officers in question after district board’s vote

The future of a program that places local police officers at public schools is in question after the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Board of Education voted in favor Wednesday of passing a...
Two Richmond trail projects win combined $7.2M in cap-and-trade funds

Two Richmond trail projects win combined $7.2M in cap-and-trade funds

Two Richmond trail projects -- the Yellow Brick Road in the Iron Triangle as well as the Richmond Wellness Trail connecting downtown Richmond to the city's waterfront -- were just awarded $7.21 million in...
Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Contra Costa College warehouse training program accepting applicants

Local job seekers are encouraged to apply to become a part of the Contra Costa College Forklift, Logistics, Operations and Warehouse program (FLOW) Spring Cohort. The 10-week career-training program, which is sponsored by Chevron in partnership...
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The Potential Project launches for fourth straight year

The Potential Project has returned for a fourth straight year with the continued aim of empowering West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students to enact positive changes in their schools with help from...

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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...