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Iron Triangle's best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

Elm Playlot’s hours extended since revamped Richmond park has been ‘such a hit’

The new Elm Playlot, which opened last week for summer play, has been so popular that its hours have been extended. The park at 720 Elm Ave. in Richmond's Iron Triangle will now be open...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

This week’s WCCUSD sports schedule includes football playoffs, basketball, soccer

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule:
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Richmond fire chief retiring to spend more time with family; nine interviewed for his...

Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks says he is retiring at the end of December to spend more time with his family, and added that nine candidates recently interviewed for his job. We learned Banks planned...
Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

‘Crime wave’ of stolen cars in Richmond’s North & East neighborhood

Police are asking residents of Richmond’s North & East neighborhood to be vigilant following a recent rash of car thefts. Cars are being stolen in the middle of the night and reported to police in...
Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

A police operation targeting vehicle burglaries in the Pacific East Mall parking lot led to two arrests Sunday, police said. Richmond police officers have been patrolling the parking lot during the last two months in...
City of Richmond plans to unveil smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

City of Richmond developing smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

Residents will soon be able to use their smartphone to report issues such as graffiti, potholes and downed trees to City of Richmond staff via a new app that's being developed. At its Tuesday meeting,...

Inspiring Kennedy High alum urges students to be pro-active about college

Although Claudia Campos’ parents don’t have college degrees, they drilled the importance of achieving one in her mind. “My parents always said, college is the way, college is the way,” Campos said. “They never gave...

Masked men tie up Point Richmond pharmacy employees, steal drugs

Three masked men tied up employees at a Point Richmond pharmacy Friday afternoon before making off with drugs such as OxyContin, oxycodone, and oxymorphone, police said. The men walked into Point Pharmacy at 139 W....
Holiday drive aims to give every Verde Elementary student a toy and hoodie.

Holiday drive aims to give every Verde Elementary student a toy and hoodie

A statement from Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia: Next week we celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a great time to appreciate what we have, and to share our good fortune with those in need. I am grateful...
A Point Richmond landlord who is angry over the 'slumlord' vandalism done on his building is being sued by his tenants.

Point Richmond landlord angry over vandalism of his building sued by tenants

Remember the story we reported in May about the Point Richmond landlord who was trying to bust a vandal who had been spraying "slumlord" on his building? At the time, Connelly claimed the serial vandal...

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Gov. Jerry Brown visits El Sobrante Sikh temple

by Mike Kinney California Gov. Jerry Brown stopped by the Gurdwara Sahib temple at 3550 Hillcrest Road in El Sobrante on Sunday in order...
Benoit-Casper hosting barrel aged bottle release party

Benoit-Casper hosting barrel aged bottle release party

Delicious alert: On Saturday, Benoit-Casper Brewing in Richmond is holding a Barrel Aged Bottle Release Party that will also feature a pop-up food option...

Richmond residents paving way to a better alley

Residents are literally paving their way to a better community with ongoing, community-driven improvements on an alley near 23rd Street, according to community advocate...