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Richmond's Solano Playlot to host and egg hunt and spring celebration this Sunday.

Solano Playlot to host 5th egg hunt and spring festival

Don't miss the 5th annual Egg Hunt & Spring Festival on Sunday at the Solano Playlot in Richmond's North & East neighborhood. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

15 firearms swiped as home burglaries rise in Richmond’s northern neighborhoods

Richmond police are concerned about an increase in residential burglaries in the city's northern neighborhoods, particularly since 15 firearms have been stolen from homes since January. Five of the stolen firearms are assault rifles, police...
Richmond police say 30-year-old Melinda Gaffney has turned herself into police. She is the suspect in a fatal shooting of 16-year-old Terrance Forks in Richmond last week.

Update: Richmond police searching for Terrance Forks’ killer

Richmond police are searching for 30-year-old Melinda Gaffney, who is accused of fatally shooting 16-year-old Terrance Forks Tuesday night after an argument near the Crescent Park Apartments complex. A $1 million warrant has been issued...
The owners of Cafe Pascal are set to open a new diner in Richmond's Marina Bay.

New diner soon to open in Richmond’s Marina Bay

A new American diner is scheduled to open in Richmond's Marina Bay in about a month. Marina Bay Grill, which will be located at 2167 Meeker Ave., is a new venture by the family who...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Forget lying low; stolen car suspects laid on gas

A 21-year-old man who was allegedly performing doughnuts in a stolen vehicle at a Richmond intersection Sunday morning apparently did not realize he was being watched on closed-circuit TV cameras. About 9:25 a.m., police said,...
Richmond's Marina Bay Park doesn't have a permanent bathroom, but that might change.

New bathroom facility at Marina Bay Park closer to a reality

Richmond residents will be relieved to hear this news. Marina Bay Park, one of the city’s busiest parks and home to the Rosie the Riveter National Park, could soon get a new, permanent public bathroom...
The Great Tomato Sale is taking place in East Richmond Heights on Saturday.

Don’t miss The Great Tomato Plant Sale in Richmond Saturday

The Bay Area's worst comedians may flee the region when they learn what's taking place in Richmond on Saturday. The Great Tomato Plant Sale will be held at the AdamsCrest Urban Farm in East Richmond...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Ballots for Doctors Medical Center tax measure to mail out this week

Ballots for the May 6 parcel tax measure aimed at keeping Doctors Medical Center and its emergency room from closing are being mailed out this week, according to the West County Times. Measure C would...
Richmond Police Department has not scrapped john shaming program

Richmond police chief faces heat for Twitter post

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus, who is known to add humor to reports about local crimes on his Twitter account and the department's Facebook page, is battling criticism for a recent Tweet involving RPD's...
Richmond's more than 32-mile section of Bay Trail will host plenty of springtime activities.

Richmond Bay Trail’s spring activities list released

Richmond’s more than 32 miles of Bay Trail will host plenty of activities this spring. On Monday, the Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) released an abbreviated list of upcoming events from its website. Here's what...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...