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Several Earth Day events help green Richmond

In honor of Earth Day on Saturday, throngs of volunteers played a role in making the Richmond community a better place to live. Several events were held community-wide, including the 7th Annual North Richmond Festival...
Middle College at CCC named Gold Ribbon School

Middle College at CCC named Gold Ribbon School

Middle College at Contra Costa College was one of 275 middle and high schools throughout the state to be named a Gold Ribbon School. The school located at CCC at 2600 Mission Bell Drive in...
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Native American Wellness Center offers free basket-weaving courses

By Mike Kinney Traditional basket-weaving courses are being offered for free for a limited time at the Native American Wellness Cetner at 2566 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond. Bonnie Lockhart of the Sherwood Valley Band of Pomo...
Kidnapping, assault case reportedly about 'perceived debt'

Hercules police: violent kidnappers brought victim to Richmond

Hercules police arrested two men Wednesday on allegations that they kidnapped a victim and brought him to Richmond, where they assaulted him with pipes and robbed him. At 12:29 p.m. Tuesday, Kaiser Richmond officials notified...
JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit launch 'LA for a Day' flights for local kids

JetSuiteX, Richmond nonprofit to launch ‘LA for a Day’ youth flights

Next month, 20 Richmond youth from grades 5 through 8 will head to the airport in Concord and board a JetSuiteX flight to Los Angeles for a full day of fun and adventure --...
Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries after gravel spill on I-580 in Richmond

Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries after I-580 gravel spill in Richmond

A gravel spill caused a motorcyclist to crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond Thursday afternoon, causing minor injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol. The spill was reported at about 1:30 p.m. on the...
Dotson Family Marsh, Atlas Road Bridge to be dedicated Saturday

Dotson Family Marsh, Atlas Road Bridge to be dedicated Saturday

Two recently completed projects totaling $46 million at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline in Richmond -- the Atlas Road Bridge and Dotson Family Marsh -- are each set for a public dedication hosted by the...
Don't miss 'The Wiz (Mostly)' at East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

‘The Wiz (Mostly)’ set for 3 nights at East Bay Center for the Performing...

For the next three nights, the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts will feature $7 performances of "The Wiz (Mostly)," an hour-long production starring students of the Iron Triangle Theater Company. The performances run...
Your Way Pizza opens at Macdonald Ave. and 15th St.

Your Way Pizza opens at Macdonald Ave. and 15th St.

As promised, Your Way Pizza at 15th Street and Macdonald Avenue officially opened Thursday at 11 a.m. The spacious, family-owned business promising to make pizza "your way" is operated by Bryan Rivas, his brother Eliezer...

Remarkable ‘Mayor of Parchester’ passes away

Mary Lee "Peace" Head, who worked in the Richmond Shipyards during WWII and whose local civic work earned her the nickname, "Mayor of Parchester," died on Thursday, April 13. A remembrance of her life will...

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Richmond event aims to connect young people to volunteer opportunities

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Young Adult Leadership Bootcamp will be held in Richmond this Saturday for residents between ages 16-24. The free...
Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project inspires marriage

Modernized marriage: Chevron refinery upgrade leads to love connection

The ongoing $1 billion modernization project building a newer, safer and cleaner Chevron Richmond Refinery is now being credited for its part in building...
Richmond Promise to hold student-led college fair May 4

Richmond Promise to hold student-led college fair May 4

At Lovonya DeJean Middle School on Thursday, May 4, a unique college fair will have 9th graders at Kennedy High presenting their research on over...