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WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

WCCUSD summer meals program starts Monday

The West Contra Costa Unified School District summer meals program begins Monday, June 12 and runs through Friday, Aug. 18, the district announced Thursday. To kick off the WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program, students and...
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 Easiley, 18, of Richmond  was reportedly shot in the 2900...
Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

Hercules train stop proposal billed as I-80 congestion remedy

A "practical and affordable" solution to gridlock on Interstate Highway 80 is to add a train stop in Hercules along the existing Capitol Corridor line, according to several local elected officials. In a recently published...
Elected officials, community campaigns to save Richmond post office

Opposition grows to planned Richmond post office closure

A community town hall is scheduled Thursday night in response to the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close the branch at 1025 Nevin Ave. and possibly relocate services to the Richmond McVittie Detached Delivery...
Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

Your guide to summer events along Richmond Bay Trail

The Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) has released a handy guide to events happening throughout this summer along the city’s stretch of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Enjoy: Tuesday, June 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM: Explore...
RPD: Bicyclist had rifle 'slung over shoulder under coat'

RPD: Bicyclist had rifle ‘slung over shoulder under coat’

A bicyclist was arrested last week in Richmond after a police search uncovered "a shortened rifle slung over the suspect's shoulder under his coat," police said Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Roosevelt...
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...
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...
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...
Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th-grader

Meet Richmond author Roderick Alexander, a 7th grader

They say the vast majority of writers who start a book never get around to finishing them, let alone publishing them. That's not the case for 7th-grade DeJean Middle School student Roderick Alexander, who wrote...

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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,...