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23rd Street fight turns fatal

Forget lying low; stolen car suspects laid on gas

A 21-year-old man who was allegedly performing doughnuts in a stolen vehicle at a Richmond intersection Sunday morning apparently did not realize he was being watched on closed-circuit TV cameras. About 9:25 a.m., police said,...
Richmond's Marina Bay Park doesn't have a permanent bathroom, but that might change.

New bathroom facility at Marina Bay Park closer to a reality

Richmond residents will be relieved to hear this news. Marina Bay Park, one of the city’s busiest parks and home to the Rosie the Riveter National Park, could soon get a new, permanent public bathroom...
The Great Tomato Sale is taking place in East Richmond Heights on Saturday.

Don’t miss The Great Tomato Plant Sale in Richmond Saturday

The Bay Area's worst comedians may flee the region when they learn what's taking place in Richmond on Saturday. The Great Tomato Plant Sale will be held at the AdamsCrest Urban Farm in East Richmond...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Ballots for Doctors Medical Center tax measure to mail out this week

Ballots for the May 6 parcel tax measure aimed at keeping Doctors Medical Center and its emergency room from closing are being mailed out this week, according to the West County Times. Measure C would...
Richmond Police Department has not scrapped john shaming program

Richmond police chief faces heat for Twitter post

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus, who is known to add humor to reports about local crimes on his Twitter account and the department's Facebook page, is battling criticism for a recent Tweet involving RPD's...
Richmond's more than 32-mile section of Bay Trail will host plenty of springtime activities.

Richmond Bay Trail’s spring activities list released

Richmond’s more than 32 miles of Bay Trail will host plenty of activities this spring. On Monday, the Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) released an abbreviated list of upcoming events from its website. Here's what...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Richmond police arrest local Francisco Becerra for warrants, meth

A 26-year-old man wanted on weapons charges could not outrun two Richmond police officers last weekend. At 6:25 p.m. Saturday, two officers saw Francisco Becerra, of Richmond, allegedly taking part in a drug transaction with...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Seven Sundays of BART delays between Richmond and Berkeley

BART service between the Richmond and Berkeley stations experienced track maintenance delays on Sunday, and will endure similar delays for another six Sundays as the work is completed, the transit agency said. Service north of...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Man killed after car rolls off Richmond Parkway, plummets 100 feet

A man was killed when the car he was driving rolled off the Richmond Parkway and plummeted about 100 feet into a swampy ravine early Sunday, police said. Emergency crews responded about 5:05 a.m. to...
Richmond residents, city staff and local businesses helped beautify the Iron Triangle last month.

Trees in Richmond’s Iron Triangle get much-needed maintenance

A stand of trees in the virtually tree-less Iron Triangle neighborhood is looking sharp after the nonprofit group Pogo Park teamed with city staff and local businesses last month to clean, prune and restore...

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Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza to hold fundraiser for police youth explorers

Mountain Mike's Pizza at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road is set to hold a fundraiser on Thursday, March 1, supporting the San Pablo Police...

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square foot industrial building...