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Unique new-build pops up on Florida Avenue

By Zach Chouteau Every house needs a strong foundation, and the unique new-build home quickly popping up at 1025 Florida Ave. in Richmond certainly has one. In this instance, we’re referring to the Richmond Community Foundation...
Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

Zydeco ‘Stomp Down’ Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

More than 5,000 people are expected to dance for a cause at the Zydeco “Stomp Down” Festival at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 19. Zydeco is brand of African American dance music originally...
One year after Salute survived eviction, owner plans community fundraiser

One year after Salute survived eviction, owner plans community fundraiser

By Menbere Aklilu A year ago I received a 30-Day notice terminating Salute’s lease. This was devastating news for both my staff and myself. I had invested so much time, energy, and love into...

Police raid uncovers chop shop, drugs, firearm at Richmond home

Richmond police found a chop shop, firearm, illegal drugs and money while serving a search warrant in a residential area of the city on Tuesday. And it all happened at the home of a 36...

Richmond-based Girls Inc. invites community to Literacy Luau

Children of all ages, families and community members are invited to celebrate reading at an end-of-summer Literacy Luau set for Saturday, Aug. 19 in Richmond. Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County at 260 Broadway...
Motorcyclist will survive Monday's collision with big rig on Cutting Blvd.

Motorcyclist will survive Monday’s collision with big rig on Cutting Blvd.

A 48-year-old Richmond man is expected to survive "with a couple of broken bones" after his motorcycle collided with a big rig on Cutting Boulevard near 11th Street on Monday, police said Tuesday. The victim...

Richmond’s ‘Off the Grid’ to park at East Brother Beer for classic car show

Richmond's growing version of Off the Grid, called the Food Emporium, is about to become off the hook. On Sunday, Aug. 27, the Food Emporium's caravan of food trucks featuring all-local fare is set to...

Police: 13-year-old found with loaded rifle at 4 a.m. in Richmond

If it wasn't concerning enough to find a 13-year-old boy hanging out in a truck parked in the Iron Triangle at 4 a.m. last month, Richmond police say they also found him in possession...

U.S. Tennis Association funds help revamp Nichol Park courts

The couple that has won acclaim for successfully re-building Richmond's tennis courts and programs have announced the completion of two re-constructed courts at Nichol Park. Point Richmond residents Garry and Maryn Hurlbut said the court...
Richmond mayor headed to local pub for city's 112th birthday

Richmond mayor headed to pub for city’s 112th birthday

Happy birthday, Richmond! Today marks the city's 112th birthday. To celebrate, Mayor Tom Butt is inviting community members to join him at Up and Under Pub & Grill at 2 W Richmond Ave. in Point Richmond....

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Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will...
Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...