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A fatal shooting in Richmond Friday night claimed the life of Clarence Wesley Celestine Jr.

Clarence Celestine Jr. becomes Richmond’s 2nd homicide victim of year

A 24-year-old man became Richmond's second homicide of the week and year after being shot Friday night, police said. Police responded to reports of a shooting near S. 35th Street and Wall Avenue about 10...
The owner of Oakland's Home of Chicken and Waffles could open a third location in downtown Richmond.

Downtown Richmond might get soul food restaurant

Popular East Bay soul food restaurant Home of Chicken & Waffles might choose downtown Richmond as its third location, according to the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI). RMSI, the nonprofit that is spearheading a City...
Bay Area artist Victor Cartagena's new show at Richmond Art Center is a "Don't miss," according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

‘Don’t miss’ this Richmond Art Center exhibit

A new exhibit at the Richmond Arts Center has made the San Francisco Chronicle's "Don't Miss" list for this weekend. Provocative works from longtime Bay Area artist and Salvadoran-born Victor Cartagena will be on display...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Town hall meeting to detail Doctors Medical Center rescue plan

Richmond residents are encouraged to call into a telephone town hall meeting next week to learn about plans to prevent Doctors Medical Center in San Bruno from closing. The town hall is scheduled for Wednesday...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond’s first homicide victim of year is woman

A woman was fatally shot in the Sante Fe neighborhood Thursday night, becoming Richmond's first homicide victim of 2014. Police patrolling the area heard gunshots just before 10 p.m. and located the victim near S....
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Mariya Moore scored 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals.

Salesian’s girls basketball team headed to Sleep Train Arena

Star guard Mariya Moore scored a game-high 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals. The decisive victory sends...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond moves closer to $12.30 minimum wage

Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to increase the city's minimum wage to $12.30 per hour by 2017. The council voted 6-1 in favor of the hike in the first reading of the ordinance. If...
The Salesian girls basketball team is headed to the second round Tuesday night of the CIF Open Division playoffs.

Video! Highlights of Salesian’s win over St. Ignatius

Video highlights of the Salesian girls basketball team's playoff win last week might be a good way to get pumped up for the Pride's highly anticipated game tonight against St. Mary's of Berkeley. With help...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Richmond police to send warning letters to homes of ‘johns’

Richmond police will soon mail letters to the homes of  "johns" suspected of soliciting sex workers in the city. The warning letters do not include criminal charges and are solely to persuade people not to...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...