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Celebs rave about Richmond-made Sidewalks Entertainment

Celebs rave about Richmond-made Sidewalks Entertainment

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Some of Hollywood's top stars speak highly of a long-running talk/variety television show that is produced right here in Richmond. That's because Sidewalks Entertainment, produced and edited by Richard...
Noah Coogler's 'The Season of the Rich' a must-listen

Noah Coogler’s ‘The Season of the Rich’ a must-listen

Check out the great new mixtape -- The Season of the Rich -- by one of Richmond's own, the artist White Dave. White Dave is Noah Coogler, brother of Ryan Coogler, the big-time Hollywood director...
BART paper tickets to increase by 50 cents; youth discount to extend

BART paper tickets to increase by 50 cents; youth discount expanded

Starting Jan. 1, BART will raise fares on paper tickets by 50 cents, and it will also reduce the discount for youth passes in order to afford extending the discount to youth up to...
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Kennedy High students network for science at Berkeley Lab

School may be out, but 10 Kennedy High students decided to delay their summer vacation for a chance at a hands-on learning experience at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), where they spent five...
Richmond RotaCare steps up to help polio patient

Richmond RotaCare steps up to help polio patient

By Zach Chouteau Sharda Parjauli overcame polio and poverty in a Nepalese village where custom often had children with disabilities ignored or tucked out of sight. In a story that would struggle to fit in a...
RPD to hold DUI checkpoint this Friday

RPD to hold DUI checkpoint this Friday

The Richmond Police Department Traffic Unit has scheduled a DUI checkpoint for Friday, June 23 from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Cutting Blvd and S. 41st St., it was announced Wednesday. "Funding for this checkpoint is provided to Richmond Police Department by a...

BART board to consider policy aimed at protecting immigrants in trains, stations

At its Thursday meeting, the BART board of directors is expected to vote on a policy that aims to prevent immigration raids on its trains and in its stations. The so-called Safe Transit Policy would...
Richmond council: solar trash compactors, stop signs, sculpture approved

Richmond council: solar trash compactors, stop signs, sculpture approved

The Richmond City Council unanimously approved a number of interesting projects Tuesday night. From its consent calendar, the council approved installing a four-way stop sign intersection at S. 37th Street and Center Avenue to increase...
Richmond brewery wins gold at major state competition

Richmond brewery wins gold at state competition

A Richmond brewery has won a gold medal in the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition, which included 1,488 beer entries from more than 400 California breweries. Benoit-Casper Brewing's "Vienna Lager" took top honors in...
County supes vote to approve Richmond jail expansion plan

County supes vote to approve Richmond jail expansion plan

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to move forward with the planned expansion of the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, which involves moving up to 400 high-security inmates from...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...