Sunday, February 25, 2018

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The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants.

Don’t forget! Very first Point to Point Richmond event is today

From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, head over to Point Richmond and look for the red dots. The dots are part of the very first Point to Point Richmond event, which is hoped to...
At Hilltop Mall Saturday, volunteers with the Richmond Art Center will be in the JC Penney Court (lower level) to offer a free crafts session for children.

Hilltop Mall, Richmond Art Center offer moms of young kids best possible gift

For the moms of young children, sometimes the best possible gift is to have someone else keep the little ones occupied for a few hours. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hilltop Mall on...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week includes postseason volleyball, football

Adult volleyball: San Marcos bounces back to defeat Pink Panthers

San Marcos was able to overcome a hot start by the Pink Panthers to pull off a win in the City of Richmond's Adult Volleyball League on Wednesday. The Pink Panthers attacked San Marcos in...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Housing Authority probe: ‘Six hours of OT to lock and unlock one door’

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) has continued its probe into the troubled Richmond Housing Authority, reporting Thursday that two maintenance workers have been paid out enormous amounts of undeserved overtime hours over the...
This week's West Contra Costa County Unified School District sports schedule was released Monday.

All Richmond teams fall in first round of TCAL baseball playoffs

It's been an unfortunate week for high school baseball in Richmond. All Richmond teams were eliminated in the Tri County Athletic League (TCAL) baseball playoffs following first-round losses Wednesday. Seventh-seeded De Anza High School was upset...
De Anza High School Tech Academy

De Anza High students to offer free computer repair services for community

Local residents who are having computer issues can bring their desktops and laptops for free repairs at De Anza High School on May 17. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day, the De Anza...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Future of Doctors Medical Center uncertain after voters reject parcel tax

Voters have rejected a mail-in parcel tax aimed at keeping Doctors Medical Center (DMC) from closing for good this summer. Measure C garnered support from nearly 52 percent of voters, far short of the two-thirds...
Minimum wage in Richmond to increase to $9.60 per hour on Jan. 1

Richmond minimum wage proposal – with modifications – one step closer to reality

Richmond City Council voted in favor of a modified minimum wage proposal Tuesday that would increase hourly rates from $8 to $12.30 by 2017 but would exempt younger workers and employees who receive tips. The...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

West County Times continues probe into why North Richmond homicides go unsolved

The West County Times' ongoing investigation into why homicides in North Richmond often go unsolved resulted in another important article published Tuesday. In an interview with the Times, Ken Westermann, president of the Contra Costa Deputy...
With its 50-foot boat dock and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline, could this Richmond, Calif. home one day end up on MTV's Cribs.

Stunning Richmond home comes with elevator, 50-foot boat dock

With its 50-foot boat dock and stunning views of the San Francisco skyline, could this Richmond, Calif. home one day end up on MTV's Cribs? Perhaps the waterfront pad would need a few more amenities...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...