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The first annual TK DAY event, which was created in honor of slain 18-year-old football star Terrance Kelly, will occur Saturday at Nicholl Park.

Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation to host inaugural Richmond festival next month

The foundation created in honor of Terrance Kelly, the 18-year-old De La Salle football star from Richmond who was shot and killed a decade ago, is planning a festival at Nicholl Park next month...
Richmond's synagogue to hold annual Hanukkah Celebration, Artisan Fair

Richmond’s synagogue to hold annual Hanukkah celebration, artisan fair

Temple Beth Hillel, the only synagogue in Richmond, is inviting the whole community to its annual Hanukkah Celebration, Artisan Fair, and Traditional Latke Luncheon on Dec. 14. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the...
Public asked to share ideas on connecting Richmond Greenway with Bay Trail

Public asked to share ideas on connecting Richmond Greenway with Bay Trail

The community is encouraged to pitch ideas on plans to connect the Richmond Greenway with the Bay Trail along Garrard Boulevard. The public can visit a "feedback station"  Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. and...
Contra Costa County residents are being warned about a phone scam in which a male caller has been claiming to represent the Office of the Sheriff.

Phone scam alert: Callers claim to represent Contra Costa County sheriff’s office

Residents are being warned about a phone scam in which a male caller claims to represent the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Sheriff's officials reported receiving several calls Monday morning from citizens who...
Expect more picketing outside Kaiser Richmond next week as nurses walk off job

Dozens of Kaiser-Richmond nurses begin two-day strike

Dozens of nurses began picketing outside Kaiser Permanente-Richmond Tuesday as part of a two-day strike involving 18,000 Kaiser nurses in Northern California. The nurses unions, locked in contentious contract negotiations with Kaiser, are decrying cuts...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Richmond Police Department responds to recent spate of violence

A statement from the Richmond Police Department: There has been a pronounced increase in gun violence in the past two weeks within Richmond and surrounding areas. Several of shootings and one homicide occurred within city...
Richmond churches are collaborating to host the second Richmond Faith and Community Health Fair on Aug. 2 in Nicholl Park.

Richmond churches calling for help from local merchants to host Nicholl Park health fair

Richmond churches are seeking assistance from local businesses in hosting the second Richmond Faith and Community Health Fair on Aug. 2 in Nicholl Park. The free event, which is co-sponsored by the Richmond Recreation and...
Hotspots for dumping, graffiti cleared with help from Chevron Richmond volunteers

Hotspots for dumping, graffiti cleared Monday with help from Chevron volunteers

A dumping hotspot at S. 45th Street and Ohio Avenue received a much-needed sprucing Monday morning thanks to the city and a monthly initiative by Chevron Richmond employees. Nine Chevron Richmond employees picked up trash...
Teammates of slain Richmond High student to call for peace at Civic Center Plaza.

Teammates of slain Richmond High student to call for peace at Civic Center Plaza

Loved ones mourning the death of a Richmond High School student who was shot in North Richmond on Friday plan to gather at Civic Center Plaza Wednesday to call for an end to the...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Jose Romero, 19, of El Sobrante, ID’d as victim of Friday homicide in Richmond

Jose Romero, 19, of El Sobrante, was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as the man who was shot and killed outside a small Richmond house party early Friday. Romero and a 32-year-old...

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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...