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Richmond

El Cerrito: Stop signs installed at Arlington Blvd. and Potrero Ave.

Stop signs requested to slow cars on Richmond’s Clinton Avenue

Stop signs might be installed on a heavily-trafficked street in the North and East neighborhood where speeding has become a significant safety hazard. City officials are considering adding stop signs on Clinton Avenue at 33rd...
A man accused of swiping a GPS device from a pizza delivery vehicle's dashboard in Richmond early Thursday was arrested after employees reportedly chased him down and held him until police arrived.

Richmond pizza employees chase down and capture thief

These pizza employees really delivered. A man accused of swiping a GPS device from a pizza delivery vehicle's dashboard in Richmond early Thursday was arrested after employees reportedly chased him down and held him until...

Community expresses need for thorough public review of robust EIR

Richmond planning commissioners and some city residents say a thorough review is needed of the 1,100-page environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond modernization project. About 60 people spoke during a public hearing on...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Councilmember Butt: ‘Vote yes on Measure C’

In his e-forum, Richmond Councilman Tom Butt on Friday pledged his support for a parcel tax measure that supporters say will keep Doctors Medical Center from closing. Councilman Butt: I am urging a “Yes” vote on...
The co-founder of the nonprofit that has been installing solar systems throughout Richmond since 2007 was honored at the White House on Thursday.

White House honors co-founder of solar nonprofit powering Richmond homes

The co-founder of the nonprofit that has been installing solar systems throughout Richmond since 2007 was honored at the White House on Thursday. GRID Alternatives co-founder Tim Sears was one of ten people named as...
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Minimum wage hike proposal stalls as council seeks further study

More study is needed before Richmond's minimum wage can be increased to $12.30 an hour, which would be the highest in the state, Richmond City Council voted this week. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's attempt to push...
Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two persons of interest in a brazen double shooting Tuesday in a parking lot near the Richmond Target store.

Police need help identifying persons of interest in shooting near Target

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two persons of interest in a brazen double shooting Tuesday in a parking lot near the Richmond Target store. Investigators have released images captured from a surveillance...
Richmond's Point Molate Beach Park will have a grand opening April 19

Don’t forget! Point Molate Beach Park grand opening on Saturday

The grand opening for Point Molate Beach Park is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park has been open since October after being closed for more than a decade due to budget constraints....
Chevron Richmond’s donation of a mile-long stretch of shoreline to support the Bay Trail was lauded as an historic event resulting from a successful public-private partnership.

Chevron Richmond lauded for donating land to SF Bay Trail

Chevron Richmond’s donation of a mile-long stretch of coastline to extend the San Francisco Bay Trail was lauded Wednesday as a historic event that resulted from a crucial public-private partnership. Chevron Richmond has donated the...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Victims of shooting in parking lot near Richmond Target expected to survive

Both victims of a broad-daylight shooting in the Target store parking lot in Richmond on Tuesday - including a 17-year-old boy - are expected to survive, police said Wednesday. Police were searching for surveillance footage...

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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...