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NIAD Art Center annual fundraiser to be held at Clif Bar headquarters

NIAD Art Center annual fundraiser to be held at Clif Bar headquarters

NIAD Art Center, the Richmond art program for people with developmental disabilities, will hold its annual fundraiser at Clif Bar & Company's Emeryville headquarters, and all attendees will take home a piece of original art. Mark...
Man shot by officer ID'd by Richmond police

Contra Costa DA files weapons charges against man shot by Richmond cop

Contra Costa County prosecutors have filed weapons charges against Marceleno Gonzales, the 20-year-old Richmond man who was shot by a police officer last week, according to Bay City News. Gonzales will face charges of carrying...
School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

School district seeks community input on proposal to rename Gompers High

The community is encouraged to offer input on a proposal to rename Samuel Gompers High School after well regarded local school administrator Sylvester Greenwood. Public meetings will be held Monday at Pinole Middle School Library,...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Chevron Richmond accepts environmentally superior modernization alternative; doubles community investments to $60 million

Responding to calls for greater emissions reductions, Chevron Richmond announced Monday it would accept an environmentally superior alternative to its proposal to modernize the refinery. The company is also doubling the community investment it promised...
Rev. Jesse Jackson to be guest speaker at Richmond church on Sunday

Rev. Jesse Jackson to be guest speaker at Richmond church on Sunday

We just received a tip that Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will be guest-speaking at Richmond's Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday. The flyer for the event is below. An official of the church at 684 Juliga...
Ex San Pablo police chief, hired by city as interim assistant GM, gets salary along with retirement pay.

Ex San Pablo police chief, hired as city’s interim assistant GM, has pretty sweet...

Recently retired San Pablo police chief Walt Schuld, who has been hired by the city as interim assistant general manager for six months, will be paid nearly $100 an hour on top of his...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Renewed hope for Doctors Medical Center following proposals from private hospital groups, San Pablo

Encouraging news from the Contra Costa Times. Financially crippled Doctors Medical Center, which is slated to close at the end of February, could possibly end up saved by one of three hospital groups or the...
Plan to redesign Iron Triangle streets to be unveiled Monday

Plan to redesign Iron Triangle streets to be unveiled Monday

A draft plan for the Yellow Brick Road project -- a community effort to redesign certain streets in the Iron Triangle neighborhood in a way that would prioritize children and families over cars -- ...
Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian named county’s ‘best faith-based high school’ in Parents’ Press Magazine

Salesian College Preparatory was voted as the best faith-based high school in Contra Costa County by Parents' Press Magazine. The magazine recently published its 2013 readers' choice winners, which included a wide variety of categories...
Marceleno Gonzales' loved ones demand thorough probe into cop shooting

Marceleno Gonzales’ loved ones demand thorough probe into cop shooting

Family members and friends of Marceleno Gonzales are demanding a thorough and fair investigation into why a Richmond police officer shot and critically injured the 20-year-old last week. Gonzales remained hospitalized in a trauma center Wednesday...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...