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Richmond woman watches everything she owns destroyed in fire

Richmond woman watches everything she owns destroyed in fire

Kimberly McClure did not have to be in the North Bay to experience the devastation of losing everything you own in a fire. On Sept. 28, a blaze that began at a vacant home on...
Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Richmond author promotes African American scientists, inventors

Nearly two decades ago, when Tamara Shiloh was using Microsoft Publisher to create small pamphlets and booklets for a business owner, she received an email that contained a short story about African American inventors...
Air quality complaints from wildfires continue in Richmond

Air quality complaints from wildfires persist in Richmond

UPDATE WEDNESDAY, 4:50 P.M.: All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to “rapidly changing air quality conditions” resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent...
WCCUSD to close schools Thursday 'due to rapidly changing air conditions'

WCCUSD closing all schools Thursday ‘due to rapidly changing air conditions’

All West Contra Costa Unified School District schools will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 12, due to "rapidly changing air quality conditions" resulting from the massive North Bay fires, Superintendent Matt Duffy announced Wednesday...
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Facebook’s Returning the Favor segment surprises Richmond music teacher

Former DeJean Middle School music director Tim Wilson's inspirational story of giving to his students has become a national sensation -- leading to yet another round of new musical instruments for the underserved Richmond...
Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...
One person killed in Richmond duplex fire

Richmond duplex fire victim identified

Christy Allen-Lee, 45, has been identified as the person who died in a one-alarm house fire at 327 S. 35th St. in Richmond early Tuesday. The fire was reported about 2:10 a.m., Richmond Fire Capt....

Richmond Swim Center to host floating pumpkin patch Oct. 14

The Richmond Swim Center will host its annual Floating Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. "We invite you to bring your family and friends to hunt for a pumpkin...
Mayor: RPA members who pushed for rent control are 'unlicensed, unregistered' landlords

Mayor: RPA members who pushed for rent control are ‘unlicensed, unregistered’ landlords

Two members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) who helped push for the city's hotly-contested rent control ordinance -- with the aim of preventing landlords from profiting at the expense of low-income tenants and...
Toyota 4Runner set ablaze in BART parking garage; suspect sought

Toyota 4Runner set ablaze in BART parking garage

A suspect described as a "chronic offender" set a vehicle on fire in the Richmond BART station parking garage early Sunday, police said. Richmond fire officials called BART police at 3:06 a.m. to report that...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...