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Richmond

The stunning ballerina who seen posing for photos in Nicholl Park last week is scheduled for another photo shoot at a local elementary school.

A gorgeous ballerina is dancing through Richmond

You weren't dreaming, Richmond. Despite how surreal it might have looked, the stunning ballerina seen posing for photos in Nicholl Park last week is real, and apparently she's scheduled for another photo shoot at a...

Despite burglary uptick, Parchester Village seeing the (LED) light

Some Parchester Village residents say poor lighting on Giant Road could be blamed for a recent rash of residential burglaries in their neighborhood. At least seven burglaries have been reported in recent months in the...
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.

Suspect in killing of 16-year-old Terrance Forks turns self in

Melinda Gaffney, the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of 16-year-old Terrance Forks near the Crescent Park Apartments complex in Richmond, reportedly turned herself into police in San Francisco on Monday. "Gaffney will be transferred...
You'll be shocked to learn that middle and high school students were responsible for the exhibition currently on display at the Richmond Art Center.

Richmond Art Center showing mature works by young artists

If you can believe it, the artworks displayed on this page are not from a major-city museum. They were created by local middle and high school students and can currently be viewed at the Richmond...

Parchester Village playground and park chosen for rebuild

The community park and playground in Richmond's Parchester Village neighborhood will undergo a major remodeling, according city officials. Berkeley-based children's shoe company Livie & Luca and the City of Richmond recently selected the fields at...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Witness thwarts driver’s attempt to flee Richmond crash scene

A San Rafael woman accused of crashing into two parked cars before fleeing the scene in Richmond on Saturday afternoon was arrested shortly after on suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription pills,...
Richmond firefighters took time between service calls last week to help deliver more than 4,800 books to local elementary schools.

Free forum allows Richmond residents to learn, talk about new books

Book lovers in Richmond now have a chance to meet up with like-minded people and get introduced to new titles as part of a free event being held by the Richmond Public Library Foundation. The...
Kennedy star Ernie Timoteo signs letter of intent to play for Sacramento State

Cal football team offers scholarship to Kennedy High speedster

Kennedy High's star running back Ernie Timoteo has reportedly been offered a scholarship to play football for UC Berkeley. David Perry, the athletic director at Kennedy High, said he learned about the offer on Friday...
Although he was sidelined last season after having back surgery, former Kennedy High star Kenneth Walker remains super fast at UCLA.

Former Kennedy High star Kenneth Walker still incredibly fast

Although he was sidelined last season after having back surgery, former Kennedy High star athlete Kenneth Walker III is still super fast, and that speed is fueling his prospects on the UCLA football team,...
Richmond Art Center hosts Upcycle, a free event where art is created out of landfill-bound items.

Trash will become treasure at Richmond Art Center on Saturday

You can learn how to make jewelry out of bicycle inner tubes or create colorful mosaic trash cans at the Richmond Art Center on Saturday. The second annual Upcycle is a free event where people...

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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...