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Suspects sought in armed robbery at Hilltop Walmart Monday night

Suspects sought in armed robbery at Hilltop Walmart Monday night

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a man at gunpoint after he left the Walmart in Richmond late Monday night. The robbery occurred at 11:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of Hilltop Mall...
Richmond police outraged by Beckles' Facebook post

Vice Mayor Beckles claims she didn’t say ‘f— you’ in council chambers; amends statement...

The West County Times weighed in over the weekend on the drama involving Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, and it's worth reading. Beckles wants heckling public members to be suspended from attending council meetings for six...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week

Athletes don’t miss beat in City of Richmond Youth Basketball Turkey Shoot 2014

The warm-up for a Richmond tradition, the Annual Candy Cane Classic, has begun in the form of the Turkey Shoot 2014. After adding a seventh and final team, the City of Richmond league is now...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Contra Costa County supes approve debt waiver plan to help preserve full-service DMC

One of several funding hurdles facing an ambitious plan to preserve a full-service Doctors Medical Center (DMC) through 2019 was overcome Tuesday after the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to forgive $12...
A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said.

Richmond house fire leads to discovery of marijuana grow operation

A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. at 1825 Hellings Ave, Richmond fire Battalion...
El Cerrito police dog taken to vet after inhaling meth during search

El Cerrito police dog taken to vet after ingesting meth during search

An El Cerrito police canine named Koda has returned to full duty after ingesting methamphetamine during a bust last week, according to police and KTVU (Ch. 2). The incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after...
Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus is fighting to keep the attorney who works with the code enforcement unit, as her contract is up for renewal.

Richmond’s code enforcement unit, facing budget cuts, offers before-and-after pics of its work

The work performed earlier this month by the Richmond Police Department's code enforcement unit, which is facing significant cuts next fiscal year due to the city's budget deficit, was highlighted in City Manager Bill...
Amazon.com to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon is donating a portion of sales to an effort to revitalize downtown Richmond through its AmazonSmile initiative. The online retail giant allows shoppers who make a purchase at smile.amazon.com to choose from a long...

Warriors-themed ‘Dub Truck’ headed to El Cerrito Off the Grid on Wednesday

West County residents have a chance to win Warriors tickets when the "Dub Truck" rolls into Off the Grid in El Cerrito on Wednesday. The Off the Grid food truck event runs from 5 p.m....
The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over the decision to sell rabbit meat.

Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales

Officials at Whole Foods Market Inc. have responded to a complaint about the sales of rabbit meat at the grocer's Northern California stores. Rabbit meat has been consumed by humans for a very long time...

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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...