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2nd Annual Spring Clean-up and Chess in the Park this Saturday

2nd Annual Spring Clean-up and Chess in the Park this Saturday

The community is invited to the 2nd Annual Spring Clean-Up and Chess in the Park event in downtown Richmond on Saturday, June 9. Green thumbs and chess lovers are encouraged to come to the Community...
It's Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It’s Election Day! How to stay updated on results

It's Election Day! For those voting at polling sites today, view the list of polling sites throughout Contra Costa County here. For those voting by mail, the county has set up drop-off boxes at all...
100-percent of this Richmond school's graduates headed to college

100-percent of this Richmond school’s graduates headed to college

Of the 68 high school seniors graduating from Making Waves Academy in Richmond this Thursday, all are headed to college, the school has announced. Ninety-six-percent of seniors the school at 4123 Lakeside Drive will graduate...

North Richmond homicide victim identified

The victim of a fatal shooting in North Richmond Friday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as local resident Taison Calderon-Lopez, 22, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Just...
37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues set for bike/ped improvements

37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues set for bike/ped improvements

A project to install bicycle and pedestrian improvements along 37th Street between Cerrito and Center avenues in Richmond is set for approval at Tuesday's City Council meeting. City staff is asking council to green-light a...
Stabbing shuts down El Cerrito del Norte BART station

1 injured in stabbing at El Cerrito del Norte BART station

El Cerrito del Norte BART station was closed Saturday night following a stabbing on the station platform about 10:20 p.m., according to multiple news reports. One victim was taken to John Muir Medical Center and...
Serving booze at proposed Richmond karaoke club 'essential' to success

Serving booze at proposed Richmond karaoke club ‘essential’

A karaoke night club with booze? It isn’t just ideal – it’s “essential.” That’s what we learned from a Richmond Planning Department application proposing to create the W Club at 5327 Jacuzzi St. in Richmond. Shihong...

17-year-old busted in Richmond after spinning donuts in Ford Mustang, crashing

A 17-year-old was arrested for reckless driving after spinning donuts at a Richmond intersection before crashing during an attempt to flee police, according to the Richmond Police Department. The incident unfolded about 10:50 p.m. on...
Pogo Park fundraising for its Summer Play Program at Elm Playlot

Pogo Park fundraising for its Summer Play Program at Elm Playlot

Elm Playlot, the internationally famous Iron Triangle park, is being prepped for another summer of free, enriching activities and play programs for Richmond children. And the program needs the community's help to make it happen. Pogo...
Volunteers sought to spruce up North Richmond Multicultural Family Senior Center

Help spruce up North Richmond Multicultural Family Senior Center

The community is encouraged to join volunteers from local businesses including Chevron and Mechanics Bank, as well as public officials in a collaborative effort to spruce up the North Richmond Multicultural Family Senior Center...

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Chevron Stations Inc. holding job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22

Chevron Stations Inc. is holding a job fair in Richmond on Friday, June 22 as the company searches to fill positions for Customer Service...
Richmond suing Trump over sanctuary cities executive order

Richmond considers declaring homeless problem a ‘crisis’

At its meeting Tuesday, the Richmond City Council is set to discuss whether to declare the city's homeless problem a "public health crisis" and...
San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment loves exploring our region’s wealth of outdoor oases, and the San Pablo Reservoir in El Sobrante deserves a...