Thursday, June 29, 2017

Subscribe Now!

Name:*
E-mail:*
Zip Code:
Type the characters you see:

Richmond

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...
Former CCC professor, Native American activist dies

Former CCC professor, Native American activist dies

Former Contra Costa College professor and well-known Native American activist Lehman L. Brightman died Sunday at age 87 at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek, according to a detailed article about his life in the...

Healthy Village Festival set for Saturday in downtown Richmond

Richmond is set to hold its 8th annual Healthy Village Festival Saturday, June 24, a free, one-stop health fair and family friendly festival held in downtown Richmond. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the community...

Graduados de ROP preparan para sus gran futuros

Más de 60 estudiantes están preparando para su graduación del Programa Regional de Empleo (ROP), pero todavía no pueden celebrar. En las últimas semanas, los graduados han perfeccionado sus habilidades con entrevistas simuladas con empleados...
Home being built for Solar Decathlon to be placed in Richmondvideo

Home being built for Solar Decathlon to be placed in Richmond

This summer, University of Denver students who are competing in an international solar competition are constructing a home in their campus parking lot that will one day be relocated to Richmond, according to the...
Solar-powered, wi-fi enabled trash compactors pitched for Richmond

Solar-powered, Wi-Fi enabled trash compactors pitched for Richmond

Richmond hopes installing solar-powered, Wi-Fi enabled trash and recycling compactors will improve the city's cleanliness and free up workers to help address other city issues such as overgrown weeds. This year, the city is proposing...

Latest Articles

Four Brothers Moving Solutions a West County asset

Four Brothers Moving Solutions is a fitting name for a West County company run by a longtime local family who truly understand what it...
El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

El Cerrito High coach, athletic director George Austin dies

The community is in mourning following the death of El Cerrito High football coach and athletic director George Austin. The cause of Austin's death, or...
Gayle McLaughlin quits Richmond council to run for lieutenant governor

Gayle McLaughlin quits Richmond council to run for lieutenant governor

Richmond has struggled annually to balance its budget and to keep up with potholes, graffiti and litter amid a 20-percent reduction in city staff...