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Richmond

Richmond police ask for public’s help locating homicide suspect

Richmond police are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Richmond resident Mark Johnson last week. On Wednesday, police identified the suspect in Johnson's murder as...
Victim of fatal shooting outside Richmond market ID'd as El Sobrante man

El Sobrante man ID’d as victim of fatal shooting outside Richmond market

The Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified a man who was fatally shot in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop convenience store on Thursday has been identified as 21-year-old Joseph Alexander...
Vast solar farm on Chevron land gets Earth Day celebration

Vast solar farm on Chevron land gets Earth Day celebration

In advance of Earth Day, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for one of the Bay Area’s most significant environmental achievements: the construction of a 60-acre solar farm on land provided by Chevron Richmond. Project...
Activist splits from RPA, describes 'narcissistic,' cult-like leadership

Activist splits from RPA, describes ‘narcissistic’ leadership

by Mayor Tom Butt Recently, Richmonders were treated to a rare public flaying of the Richmond Progressive Alliance by one of its most stalwart members, Zak Wear, a long-time member of the RPA’s inner circle,...

Accomplished, beloved Chevron manager bids farewell to Richmond

Almost everyone in town knows Andrea Bailey. Her smile is infectious, and she greets everyone with a warm hug. But the lasting impression Bailey has made over the last nine years in Richmond and North...
Dotson Family Marsh project wins design award

Dotson Family Marsh project wins design award

Congrats, Richmond, you've got another award-winning park. The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) announced Thursday it received an award from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) for its Dotson Family Marsh Restoration and...
City eyeing trail extension linking Greenway and Bay Trail

City eyes trail extension linking Greenway and Bay Trail

An effort to build a bike and pedestrian pathway connecting the half-mile gap between the Richmond Greenway, which abruptly ends at S. 2nd Street, to the San Francisco Bay Trail along Garrard Boulevard, has...
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North Richmond market mural takes shape

By Mike Kinney The mural at Rancho Market & Deli at 500 Market Ave. is coming along. The community banded together to clean up and beautify the exterior of the central North Richmond market, which is...

Major Little League Girls Softball jamboree coming to Richmond

There's going to be a lot of young softball players in Richmond this weekend. The Little League Urban Initiative -- which operates in nearly 90 cities and is a component of Little League Baseball and...

Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project management skills by, in part, supporting the successful college transition...

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WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...