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Richmond

Councilman Bates: Mayor, RPA pass buck on Richmond’s deficit while doing nothing to solve...

Councilman Nat Bates on Tuesday published a letter from a concerned Richmond citizen decrying a proposal at City Council to increase the sales tax to support street repair. The citizen's letter came on the...
Richmond shooting injures Oakland man; 'unruly crowd' saps police resources

Richmond shooting injures Oakland man; ‘unruly crowd’ saps police resources

Every available Richmond police officer was called to the scene of a shooting that critically injured a man in the Iron Triangle neighborhood Monday night in order to monitor an "unruly crowd" that had...
Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus married Terrance Cheung, the chief of staff in Supervisor John Gioia’s office, last weekend in Berkeley.

Power couple for life: Richmond police chief marries supervisor’s chief of staff

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus married Terrance Cheung, the chief of staff in Supervisor John Gioia’s office, last weekend in Berkeley. The East Bay Express has more details on the nuptial, calling Magnus and Cheung...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Flurry of car wrecks and some road rage in Richmond Monday night

Richmond police responded to four significant vehicular accidents in just over two hours Monday night, including a crash that led to a street brawl. "Obviously our traffic unit was depleted," police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said. The...
A woman with contortion-like abilities was called a Houdini after managing to free herself from police handcuffs twice in Richmond on Sunday.

Richmond ‘Houdini’ suspect twice freed herself from police handcuffs

A woman with contortion-like abilities was called a Houdini after managing to free herself from police handcuffs twice in Richmond on Sunday. The incident unfolded about 11:30 a.m., when police were called to a disturbance...
This week's WCCUSD athletics schedule includes long list of spring sports

This week’s West Contra Costa Unified sports schedule

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Investors vow to 'immediately' re-file lawsuit if Richmond, Calif. mayor's stalled eminent domain proposal is revived.

Richmond makes list of 100 cities with highest percentages of underwater mortgages

Richmond is 66th on the top 100 list of U.S. cities with the highest percentages of underwater mortgages, according to a report released last week by the University of California, Berkeley. The report, "Underwater America:...
The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants.

Don’t forget! Very first Point to Point Richmond event is today

From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, head over to Point Richmond and look for the red dots. The dots are part of the very first Point to Point Richmond event, which is hoped to...
At Hilltop Mall Saturday, volunteers with the Richmond Art Center will be in the JC Penney Court (lower level) to offer a free crafts session for children.

Hilltop Mall, Richmond Art Center offer moms of young kids best possible gift

For the moms of young children, sometimes the best possible gift is to have someone else keep the little ones occupied for a few hours. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hilltop Mall on...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week includes postseason volleyball, football

Adult volleyball: San Marcos bounces back to defeat Pink Panthers

San Marcos was able to overcome a hot start by the Pink Panthers to pull off a win in the City of Richmond's Adult Volleyball League on Wednesday. The Pink Panthers attacked San Marcos in...

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Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

The Rancho Market store in North Richmond will soon receive a paint job thanks to a community effort. Supervisor John Gioia’s office is partnering with...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...