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500 lbs. of Mexican meth seized in Contra Costa County trafficking operation

500 lbs. of meth seized in Contra Costa County trafficking operation

Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday the seizure in Contra Costa County of about 500 pounds of methamphetamine imported from Mexico and the arrests of 22 individuals. The drugs, worth an estimated $18 million, were...
Influential local residents are set to be inducted Nov. 1 to the 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class.

Inspiring locals named to 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class

Influential local residents are set to be inducted Nov. 1 to the 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class. The 65th CCC Hall of Fame honors former students and staff members or generous community...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

This week’s WCCUSD sports schedule released; two Richmond football teams to meet

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule:
Amtrak is investigating what caused a window on a train to partially shatter about 6 miles east of Richmond.

Man fatally struck by train in Richmond a local resident

Michael Shumake, 37, of Richmond, was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as the person who was fatally struck by a westbound Capitol Corridor train Thursday afternoon. Shumake was reportedly struck near Nevin...

Fiddle and cello masters headline benefit for RotaCare Richmond Free Medical Clinic

We should have stopped fiddling around and told you about this great benefit concert sooner. Tonight at 8 p.m., a prominent fiddler and cellist duo will headline a benefit concert in Berkeley for RotaCare Richmond...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Proposal to redirect Chevron funds to DMC could cost 400 full college scholarships

A proposal to use $15 million of the $90 million community benefits package tied to the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital would come at...
Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton.

Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton

One of the West Coast's most influential battle rap stages has returned following a two-year hiatus, and naturally artists from "Rich City" represented. Da Jungle, the battle rap competition that made a significant mark on...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Online tool from Center for Investigative Reporting allows you to see issues inside Hacienda...

The Center for Investigative Reporting has not moved on from its reporting about troubling conditions at the Hacienda public housing complex in Richmond, particularly since the building that was deemed uninhabitable by the city's...
Richmond's Mariah Williams predicted to be top freshman in Mountain West Conference.

Richmond’s Mariah Williams predicted as top freshman in Mountain West Conference

Richmond’s Mariah Williams, a freshman with the University of Nevada women’s basketball team, was named the Mountain West Preseason Freshman of the Year by the website College Sports Madness, her team announced Friday. The honor...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

CIR: Contra Costa County civil grand jury investigating Richmond Housing Authority

The Center for Investigative Reporting, which through a series of stories exposed gross mismanagement and neglect at the Richmond Housing Authority, reported Tuesday the RHA is now being investigated by the Contra Costa County...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...