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NIAD Art Center to host live music Saturday afternoons during the fall

Deck the walls with NIAD Art Center this Saturday

The winter holidays haven't come too soon at Richmond's NIAD Art Center, which is hosting an opening reception for Deck the Walls 2 this Saturday. The reception runs from 12:30-3 p.m. at the art center...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

First proposals on closing Richmond’s budget deficit to be heard tonight

Tonight, the Richmond City Council is scheduled to hear preliminary proposals from city staff on how to close the city's $7.6 million budget deficit for fiscal year 2014-15. Residents are encouraged to attend the hearing...
Candles light up Richmond Civic Center to remember Rodney Frazier

Candles light up Richmond Civic Center to remember Rodney Frazier

Hundreds of people, many clutching lit candles, gathered in Civic Center Plaza Wednesday night to remember Rodney Frazier Jr., the Richmond High junior who was fatally shot in a hail of gunfire last week...
Chevron historian salutes brave employees who became vets

Chevron historian salutes brave employees who became vets

At Tuesday's Veteran's Day ceremony at Rigger's Loft, Chevron Historian John Harper delivered a fascinating speech about the role Chevron employees have played in past wars, including former Richmond Mayor Al Cannon. His speech...
A proposal to install a new Jack in the Box restaurant at the Richmond Shopping Center was unanimously approved Wednesday by the city's Design Review Board.

Reminder: Hearing over proposed new Jack in the Box in Richmond set for Wednesday

The proposal to add a new Jack in the Box restaurant at the Richmond Shopping Center at 1100 Macdonald Ave. is scheduled to go before the city's Design Review Board on Wednesday. City staff is...
Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

Richmond’s WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran’s Day ceremony

Over the years, Robert DiChiara held tightly onto photos and memories from his tenure with the U.S. Navy during World War II. As time passed, the New York-born 89-year-old, now living in Florida, began to...
Two suffer smoke inhalation in San Pablo house fire

Two suffer from smoke inhalation in San Pablo house fire

A man in his 70s and another in his 40s suffered from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in the garage of their San Pablo home Wednesday morning. The fire broke out at 7:18...
San Pablo man dies while in custody at Martinez jail

Richmond police blotter: Cops encounter ‘frequent flyer’ suspects they know too well

Two suspects Richmond police refer to as "frequent flyers" for their habitual encounters with law enforcement landed back in jail following incidents during the last two days. One of the suspects, a 37-year-old Richmond man,...
Rodney Frazier Jr. described as 'perfect kid' who was in wrong place at wrong time

Rodney Frazier Jr. described as ‘perfect kid’ who was in wrong place at wrong...

Rodney Frazier Jr., the beloved 16-year-old Richmond High School student who was shot and killed Friday in front of his grandfather's North Richmond home, was described by his family, basketball teammates and coaches as...
Video story on Denver Broncos star T.J. Ward includes touching tribute to TK

Video on Denver Broncos star T.J. Ward includes tribute to TK

The Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation tipped us off to a new, must-see video from SBNation.com about Denver Broncos star and Antioch native T.J Ward. The touching story focuses on the adversity Ward has overcome in...

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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...