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Richmond family seeks public's help locating 'Nacho'

Richmond family seeks public’s help locating ‘Nacho’

UPDATE: Nacho has been found. A family on 9th Street near Ripley Avenue is seeking the public's help in finding their beloved dog named Nacho. Nacho, a Yorkie, got out of their front yard around 2...
City partners with Bay Area Rescue Mission on clothing drive

Citywide clothing drive launches

On Tuesday, the Richmond Community Services Department launched a spring clothing collection drive in partnership with the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM), an Iron Triangle-based services and resources center for the homeless and needy. This...
Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

The Richmond Community Foundation's (RCF) 8th annual youth summit is set to go all-out in its aim to connect young local residents to careers of the future. The Summit on Children and Youth -- a...
Free Park Rx Day celebration set for JFK Park this Sunday

Free Park Rx Day celebration set for JFK Park this Sunday

The community is invited to a celebration of National Park Rx Day at John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond on Sunday, April 23. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park at Cutting Boulevard...
Developer, union plan announced for 49.5-acre Richmond solar project

Developer, labor plan announced for 49.5-acre Richmond solar farm

A developer and union labor plan has been unveiled for the 49.5-acre, 10.5 MW solar project at a site provided by Chevron Richmond. MCE, the nonprofit, public power agency that partners with Pacific Gas & Electric...

El Cerrito police need help identifying package thief

El Cerrito police released surveillance video of a package theft at a home on April 1. The incident occurred about 4:45 p.m. when an unidentified female stole an Amazon package from the porch of the...
Richmond building evacuated after worker gets threatening letter

Richmond building evacuated after worker gets threatening letter

A building evacuation occurred Monday afternoon but no one ended up injured or sickened when an employee of a business in the 500 block of Canal Boulevard received a threatening letter with a white...

Chevron provides CPR supplies, training to Richmond High

Dozens of students at Richmond High received crucial lessons on life-saving CPR techniques on Monday -- and also the tools needed to perform them. On Monday afternoon, Chevron Richmond Fire Battalion Chief Grant Tokiwa delivered...

‘Heavenly’ coffee shop opens in Richmond

by Mike Kinney A Richmond church has caught on to the coffee shop craze. On Easter Sunday, April 16, the St. Luke's United Methodist Church at 32nd Street and Barrett Avenue reportedly opened the Holy Spirit...
Food Emporium's spring kickoff set for Apr. 30

Food Emporium’s spring kickoff set for Sunday, Apr. 30

The volunteer-run Food Emporium, Richmond’s very own version of Off the Grid, returns to Hilltop Lake Park for its spring kickoff on Sunday, Apr. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. The evolving Food Emporium was...

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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...