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Richmond Business Hub to be ‘transformative’ for downtown

About 75 years ago, Richmond’s downtown corridor – specifically Macdonald Avenue – was one of the hottest spots in the Bay Area, having benefiting from the population boom sparked by the WWII-era shipbuilding activities...
Richmond Pizza House a welcome additional to local food scene

Richmond Pizza House a welcome addition to local food scene

By Zach Chouteau Everyone’s a VIP at Richmond Pizza House. The new eatery, which owner Issa Abuhayja opened up last month at 12343 San Pablo Ave. in Richmond, has already earned a five-star rating on Yelp...
Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

The famous Betty Reid Soskin is set to participate in a free book signing and discussion in the Whittlesey Room at Richmond Public Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, this Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. Soskin...
Richmond police raid drug house on Esmond Ave.

Richmond police raid drug house on Esmond Ave.

Thanks to community tips, Richmond police followed up a monthlong investigation into an alleged drug house with a significant bust on June 26. RPD's special investigations unit executed a search warrant on a house in...
Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Thousands of people throughout Northern California attended the annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on Saturday -- and once again many from Richmond represented. The nation’s lone African-American rodeo travels to dozens of cities across the...
New stop signs recommended for these Richmond intersections

New stop signs recommended for these Richmond intersections

Richmond is proposing to install stop signs at several city intersections as a result of concerns from residents. The city wants to install four-way stop controls at the intersections of Barrett Avenue and Key Boulevard,...

USPS halts plans to close Richmond Main Post Office

In a surprise announcement Monday, local elected officials say the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin Ave. will remain open and operational -- after the U.S. Postal Service announced it has halted efforts...
Groundbreaking set for CoBiz Richmond

Richmond Business Hub groundbreaking set for Tuesday

A groundbreaking is set for Tuesday for a highly-anticipated business incubator, coffee shop and food business set to locate in the groundfloor retail space of the BART parking garage. In a statement, developer SAA|EVI Development announced...
Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

In response to safety concerns by the Peres Elementary school community, the city of Richmond is proposing to turn 5th Street from a two-way street into a one-way southbound street between Lucas and Pennsylvania...
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Community members join Native American Walk for Sobriety

The United Urban Warrior Society-California Chapter (UUWS) held its 4th Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety on Saturday, July 14. The UUWS is a national organization advocating for the advancement of human and civil...

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The Shops at Hilltop to be monitored by Richmond cop during peak hours

The Shops at Hilltop to be monitored by Richmond cop during peak hours

Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a contract to staff a Richmond police officer at the Shops at Hilltop during peak shopping hours. Owners...
Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Wednesday he will visit the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Tex., to tour the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Border Patrol Processing...

Richmond to offer payment plan for low-income residents with unpaid parking tickets, fees

Eligible low-income Richmond residents with unpaid parking tickets will be able to get on a payment plan instead of being barred from registering their...