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The West Contra Costa Unified School District is now hiring for the position of Director of Community Engagement.

Job alert! West Contra Costa Unified School District seeking Director of Community Engagement

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is now hiring for the position of Director of Community Engagement. The person hired for this role will help the district embark upon a strategic planning process that...
Richmond police: 48-year-old man busted for pointing laser at CHP chopper

48-year-old man busted for allegedly pointing laser at CHP chopper

A 48-year-old man was arrested on a felony charge early Saturday after Richmond police say he aimed a laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol helicopter. The incident was reported about 20 minutes after midnight...
Salesian alum Jeffrey Parker makes All-GNAC second team as sophomore

Salesian alum Jeffrey Parker named MVP of Western Washington University tourney

Salesian alum Jeffery Parker was blazing in the first two games of the season for Western Washington University (WWU), scoring a total of 43 points, including a whopping 18 points in the first 13...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Not fun: Here’s the long list of proposed cuts to close Richmond budget deficit

Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay's preliminary proposals for closing the city's budget deficit are still not enough to solve the problem, he told City Council Tuesday night. To close a shortfall that reached as high...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

In a letter earlier this month (published in full below), Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay called on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to revoke permits allowing the rail transport of volatile...
Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Bicyclists are invited on a 16-mile ride showcasing little-known local trails on Dec. 6. The ride, which takes off from Richmond BART station at 10 a.m., is fun, easy-paced and mostly off-street and paved, according...
A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication.

Help Richmond residents find their Doberman Pinscher named Mary Jane

A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication for kidney problems. The pooch named Mary Jane is "a sweet family dog"...

Buy tickets to Warriors-Nuggets game in January to benefit West County students

Purchasing tickets for the Golden Gate Warriors home game against the Denver Nuggets on Jan. 19, a Monday, will benefit local public school students. Each ticket sold for the 1 p.m. game at Oracle Arena...
Richmond rapper says his rhymes were unfairly used in criminal case

Richmond rapper says rhymes unfairly used in criminal case

A short documentary from Reason TV that published Thursday focuses on whether prosecutors unfairly use rappers' hip hop lyrics to help win court cases. The piece centers on Richmond artist Deandre Mitchell, whose hip hop...
Richmond residents can attend free nutrition and fitness workshops starting Saturday.

Richmond Faith Initiative offering free nutrition and fitness workshops all summer

Richmond residents can attend free nutrition and fitness workshops starting Saturday. The Richmond Faith Initiative is offering the workshops at the Richmond Coronado YMCA at 263 S. 20th St. The courses will offer healthy cooking classes,...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...