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Richmond

Kennedy High’s new science wing halfway done

Workers were nearly halfway finished with renovations of Kennedy High School's science wing as of Jan. 29. That's according to a progress report that will be presented to the West Contra Costa Unified School District...

Robbery victim in Richmond catches brake

A clumsy carjacker gave up on a heist last weekend because he could not figure out how to release the emergency brake, according to police. The robbery reportedly occurred in the 100 block of S...
Richmond offering spring break camps for youth

You can now get fit – and fed – at Nevin center

The City of Richmond wants its residents to get fit and stay fit with help from its new – and free – fitness room at the Nevin Community Center in the Iron Triangle neighborhood. The...
East Bay MUD board approves 14-percent water surchage due to drought

Locals asked to reduce water consumption by 10-percent

The East Bay Municipal Utility District wants its customers to voluntarily cut down on their water use by 10-percent starting tomorrow. The district's board of directors is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to allow...
Funding approved for De Anza High School JROTC program.

De Anza High applying for JROTC program

De Anza High School might soon have a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program. The school has reportedly begun the application process to include the Air Force JROTC program as an option for students. The topic...
The unemployment rate in Richmond increased in March to 11.5 percent, a percentage point higher than in December, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Richmond unemployment rate still headed downward

Good news from the California Employment Development Department: Richmond's unemployment rate of 10.5-percent in December is the lowest since June 2008, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. Statewide, the unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in...

Kiefer Sutherland film coming to The Magick Lantern

The Healthcare Movie, a documentary narrated by actor Kiefer Sutherland, will be screened at The Magick Lantern in Point Richmond on Feb. 15, Councilman Tom Butt said in his email newsletter Saturday. The 65-minute-long film,...

TCAL tourney’s second round brackets released

The brackets for the second round of the Tri County Athletic League soccer tournament was released Friday, although the results for some games have yet to be reported. Click on the brackets to expand. The...

USPS responds to complaints about Richmond sorting facility

Although the US Postal Service says only a small percentage of packages end up lost or delayed at its national distribution center in Richmond, there are many online forums dedicated to fuming about the...

Video: Sneak peek of ‘Po’ Boys Kitchen’

Check out the trailer for the play, "Po'Boys Kitchen," which was directed by Donte Clark of RAW Talent and produced by Gemika Henderson and Chito Floriano from the RYSE Center in Richmond. The play centers...

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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...