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Nicholl Park will be colored by the sights and sounds of Native American drumming and dancing later this month.

Mark your calendar: Native American dance and drum-off in Nicholl Park

Nicholl Park will be colored by the sights and sounds of Native American drumming and dancing later this month. Hand drum and princess powwow contests will be held on June 21 at the Macdonald Avenue...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Richmond police hand out 52 citations to drivers who failed to yield to peds

An enforcement operation in Richmond targeting drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks led to 52 citations Wednesday, police said. RPD's traffic unit uses pedestrian decoys at various city locations as part of...
DeJean Middle School students bragged in this YouTube video about their award-winning teacher, Adam Quintero

DeJean Middle School students brag about award-winning teacher Adam Quintero

We could tell you that Richmond's Lovonya DeJean Middle School is lucky to have Adam Quintero as a teacher, but we're betting you'd rather hear it from his students. Last month, Quintero, who teaches eighth grade...
A low-income Richmond High School student has maintained nearly perfect grades while assisting her deaf parents.

Amazing low-income Richmond High student maintains nearly perfect grades while assisting deaf parents

A Richmond High School student with nearly perfect grades is headed to college, which is awesome, but there's so much more awesomeness in this KPIX 5 (CBS) story. This is how the news station's tale...
Interstate 580 through Richmond and Berkeley was named as one of the Bay Area's most notorious speed traps by sfgate.com.

Notorious speed traps: I-580 through Richmond, Berkeley named on sfgate.com list

Interstate 580 through Richmond and Berkeley was named as one of the Bay Area's most notorious speed traps by sfgate.com. "When it's not backed up due to Bay Bridge traffic, Interstate 580 through Berkeley and...
Solano Playlot traffic calming measures approved by Richmond City Council.

Solano Playlot traffic calming measures approved by Richmond City Council

Richmond City Council on Tuesday approved a number of traffic calming measures near the Solano Playlot that includes turning Boyd Avenue into a one-way street. Last month, we reported on the desire from park goers...
After watching this video, it would be hard-pressed for anyone to say the staff at Richmond's Grant Elementary School are unhappy.

Video! Hilarious Grant Elementary staffers groove to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’

After watching this video, it would be hard-pressed for anyone to say the staff at Richmond's Grant Elementary School are unhappy. Check out the recently updated YouTube video below. According to the West Contra Costa...
A man was shot in the stomach during what police believe was an attempted robbery on Fifth Street in Richmond, Calif. Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Man shot in stomach in Richmond during apparent attempted robbery

A man was shot in the stomach during what police believe was an attempted robbery on Fifth Street in Richmond, Calif. Tuesday afternoon, police said. The shooting was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 500...
One of two men who died Friday during a bridge construction accident in Winters, Calif. was identified as Richmond resident Glenn Hodgson, 49.

Richmond man ID’d as one of two victims of deadly construction accident in Winters

One of two men who died Friday during a bridge construction accident in Winters, Calif. was identified as Richmond resident Glenn Hodgson, 49. Hodgson along with Marcus Zane Powell, 25, of Los Gatos were reportedly...
Star swimmer Missy Franklin hung out with the students of Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo during recess Tuesday.

Olympic champion Missy Franklin stops by San Pablo elementary school during recess

Star swimmer Missy Franklin hung out with the students of Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo during recess Tuesday. Franklin came with Playworks, a national nonprofit that provide healthy, fun and productive recesses at schools...

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Richmond rising as events hub

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By Susan Pricco In this installment of The Curious Taxpayer, here's an opportunity to learn more about the many important functions of the Contra Costa...