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RPD: Bicyclist had rifle 'slung over shoulder under coat'

RPD: Bicyclist had rifle ‘slung over shoulder under coat’

A bicyclist was arrested last week in Richmond after a police search uncovered "a shortened rifle slung over the suspect's shoulder under his coat," police said Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Roosevelt...
Video details plan to ease traffic on Central Avenue in Richmondvideo

Video details plan to ease traffic on Central Avenue in Richmond

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has produced an explanatory video about an upcoming project aimed at easing congestion along Central Avenue in Richmond. The $25.6 million Interstate 80/Central Avenue Interchange improvement project includes two...
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Point Richmond summer concert series off to a dancing start

To the delight of everyone and the surprise of no one, the first concert of the free Point Richmond Music (PRM) summer concert series last Friday was a well-attended good time. Organizers shared photos...
San Pablo man arrested on molestation charges

San Pablo man arrested on molestation charges

A San Pablo man who owns a learning center for children and young adults with developmental disabilities in Richmond was arrested June 6 on charges that he molested a young girl over a period...

LoJack leads cops to car theft suspect at Civic Center Motel

The LoJack system helped police bust a stolen vehicle suspect at the Civic Center Motel in Richmond on Sunday. The incident unfolded about 12:15 a.m., when El Cerrito police were alerted to a stolen vehicle...
Several festivals returning to downtown Richmond this summer

Several festivals returning to downtown Richmond this summer

The Richmond Main Street Initiative, a nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing the city's downtown corridor, announced this week its series of annual summer events. The free community events, part of the Celebrate Downtown initiative, includes the...
Elected officials, community campaigns to save Richmond post office

Opposition grows to planned Richmond post office closure

A community town hall is scheduled Thursday night in response to the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close the branch at 1025 Nevin Ave. and possibly relocate services to the Richmond McVittie Detached Delivery...
Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a financial education bootcamp in Richmond on Wednesday, June 21, for young people ages 14 to 24. The Mad City Money program will run from 12:30 p.m. to...

Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival set for this Saturday

On Saturday, June 17, Richmond's Nichol Park will come alive for the annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival. The free community event features a parade that begins at Marina Way and Cutting Boulevard at...
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Community members clean up Nichol Park, other city sites

By Mike Kinney More than 20 community members helped spruce up Nichol Park, the Richmond Tool Library and the city's Community Services Department as part of a volunteer event Saturday. The volunteers participated in the ServiceWorks...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...