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Local site being sought for MicroPAD housing development

Local location sought for MicroPAD housing development

Officials with the city of Richmond and Contra Costa County are looking for "an appropriate location" to build a multi-unit MicroPAD housing development, which is being seen as a possible solution to homelessness in...
Kennedy High and Hercules High set to meet in NCS quarterfinal

Kennedy High and Hercules High set to meet in NCS quarterfinal

A new football rivalry in West County has emerged as Kennedy High and Hercules High prepare to meet this Saturday in the quarter-final round of the North Coast Section Division IV playoffs. The game is...

NIAD unveils trio of innovative new exhibits

By Zach Chouteau One of the coolest aspects of the vital NIAD art center on 23rd Street is its approach of presenting brand-new exhibits every month—always kicked off by a free reception with music and...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

A 14-year-old De Anza High student was found in possession of a gun at school on Friday, police said. A Richmond Police Department school resource officer notified staff on Thursday that he had received information...
The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children's bookstore

The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children’s bookstore

A pop-up children's bookstore has opened at The Shops at Hilltop through Dec. 31. The multi-cultural bookstore will serve as a literacy fundraiser benefiting West County READS programs. "There will be an abundance of various types...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from his injuries at home while authorities continue to investigate the...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting near Richmond BART

An armed suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting near the Richmond BART station just before 1 a.m. Thursday, according to police. The incident occurred after officers responded to a report of a man armed...
5 marijuana cultivation businesses set to locate at 350 Carlson Blvd.

5 marijuana cultivation businesses set to locate at 350 Carlson Blvd.

Last week, the Richmond Planning Commission approved conditional use permits for five marijuana cultivation businesses planning to operate at 350 Carlson Blvd. in Richmond's Pullman neighborhood. The five businesses are set to operate independently within...

Craneway Pavilion event salutes veterans

Hundreds of community members came to the Craneway Pavilion on Friday to pay homage to past, present and future military members during a heartfelt ceremony. The Salute to Veterans event, sponsored by Chevron Richmond, included...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...