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New trees coming to North & East neighborhood; volunteers needed Dec. 14

New trees coming to North & East neighborhood; volunteers needed Dec. 14

Along with traffic calming measures, the North & East neighborhood is about to get a dozen new trees. Now all is needed are volunteers to help plant them. On Dec. 14, the community organization Richmond Trees...
Albany Tip Off Classic to feature Richmond High, Salesian and El Sobrante Christian

Albany Tip Off Classic to feature Richmond High, Salesian and El Sobrante Christian

Three West County high school boys basketball teams will compete in the all-day Albany Tip Off Classic at Albany High School's Cougar Gym on Saturday. The 2nd annual tournament's first game starts at 12:30 p.m.,...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles’ drama-filled night in council chambers leads to call to police

Richmond Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles was embroiled in a number of dramas at Tuesday's council meeting, the last ending with calls to police. After the meeting, most of which was spent discussing a troubling budget...

Time to put the ‘Mitch’ in Richmond

You've likely already seen the impressive new basketball courts at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond that were funded by the Golden State Warriors and dedicated in honor of NBA great Mitch Richmond...
You've got to watch these Richmond police officers dance at Juneteenth.

You’ve got to watch these Richmond police officers dance at Juneteenth

We're not sure why NBC Bay Area turned a fun story into a summary about Richmond's crime rate in recent years, but we're glad they recognized this amazing YouTube video that showed some of...
Salesian basketball star expected to have big impact at University of Montana.

Former Salesian stars help Montana nearly upset Cal

Two former Salesian basketball stars combined for 19 points on Wednesday to help the University of Montana nearly upset Cal at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley. Montana fell in double-overtime, 78-76, and was led by senior...
After 'many years of speeding,' 35th Street to recieve calming measures

After ‘many years of speeding,’ 35th Street to receive calming measures

Persistent speeding along 35th Street in the North & East neighborhood prompted Richmond City Council on Tuesday to make two intersections four-way stops. The council adopted a resolution to install stop signs along 35th at...

Do you know the origins of this gorgeous Richmond Greenway mural?

Richmond Art and Culture Commissioner Phillip Mehas emailed us this amazing Richmond Greenway mural under the subject line: Beautiful Richmond. We couldn't agree more. Mehas also worked to find out the mural's origins, learning from Michele...
Warriors' Steve Kerr, players comfort Richmond High basketball team in wake of Rodney Frazier's death

Warriors’ Steve Kerr, players comfort Richmond High basketball team in wake of Rodney Frazier’s...

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, whose father was a victim of gun violence years ago, visited the Richmond High Oilers basketball team before Wednesday’s home game against Concord in order to uplift...

Richmond council votes to use half of Measure U proceeds for road repair

Richmond City Council voted Tuesday to use half of the proceeds from Measure U, a half-cent sales tax that passed Nov. 4, for road repair. That half, roughly $3.75 million annually, will be used to...

Latest Articles

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Mike Joyce has come full circle. On Tuesday, a full 40 years after taking part in the very first Richmond Operational Program (ROP) class, Joyce...

Reinventing 23rd Street

June 21, 2018 Reinventing 23rd Street The fight to highlight 23rd Street's hidden gems. By: Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney...
Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...