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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...

Richmond shines in music video featuring Iamsu!, Sage The Gemini, 2 Chainz

The music video that brought famous hip hop artists to Richmond earlier this year premiered on mtvU Friday. The video is for the popular debut track from Richmond rapper and producer IamSu! called “Only That...
Residents can assist on North Richmond revitalization projects by attending Love Your Block meeting

Downtown Richmond park needs spring cleaning

Volunteers are being sought to help beautify a downtown Richmond park that offers a dose of nature to those who live and work in the urban setting. On Saturday April 26, the Richmond Main Street...
Richmond's Solano Playlot to host and egg hunt and spring celebration this Sunday.

Solano Playlot to host 5th egg hunt and spring festival

Don't miss the 5th annual Egg Hunt & Spring Festival on Sunday at the Solano Playlot in Richmond's North & East neighborhood. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

15 firearms swiped as home burglaries rise in Richmond’s northern neighborhoods

Richmond police are concerned about an increase in residential burglaries in the city's northern neighborhoods, particularly since 15 firearms have been stolen from homes since January. Five of the stolen firearms are assault rifles, police...

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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...
Chevron accepting applications for Operator Trainee jobs at Richmond Refinery

Chevron accepting applications for Operator Trainee jobs at Richmond Refinery

Starting today, Feb. 22, Chevron began accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery. Interested applicants should click here to create a profile...