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Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

Annual Richmond youth summit to focus on STEM fields

The Richmond Community Foundation's (RCF) 8th annual youth summit is set to go all-out in its aim to connect young local residents to careers of the future. The Summit on Children and Youth -- a...

‘Take Back the Night’ set for Richmond High on April 27

In conjunction with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a Take Back the Night event will be held at Richmond High on Thursday, April 27, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Take Back The Night events...
Job alert! Four openings related to Chevron Richmond modernization project

Chevron Speaks: Telephone Town Hall March 2017

On Thursday, March 30, Chevron hosted a Telephone Town Hall to review progress on the Refinery Modernization Project and status of enhanced safety measures and the reliability program. This outreach effort is one element of...
New mom empowerment group to hold first event at Nevin Park

New mom empowerment group to hold first event at Nevin Park

Some Richmond mothers are starting a new empowerment group called "The Ambitious Mom," and the organization's very first event is scheduled to take place at Nevin Park on Saturday, April 8. From noon...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

High-speed chase on I-80 in Contra Costa County leads to arrest Tuesday

A driver told us Tuesday afternoon she "just barely missed being hit" by a Mercedes fleeing police on Interstate Highway 80 near the McBryde Avenue exit. She was apparently referring to a pursuit that began...
National Rosie the Riveter Day to bring original Rosies to Richmond

National Rosie the Riveter Day to bring original Rosies to Richmond

As we reported two weeks ago, Tuesday, March 21, has been designated “National Rosie the Riveter Day” as part of a bipartisan Congressional Resolution, and in honor of Women's History Month. And so you better...
Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Hilltop Mall's JCPenney made the list of 138 stores across the nation that the company will close this year. According to a company statement: "As part of a continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and...
Richmond police seek this local man in connection with shooting

Richmond police seek this local man in connection with shooting

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in locating 32-year-old Michael Robinson in connection with a shooting in the 400 block of 24th Street early Thursday. Police were called to that block about 4 a.m....
Marijuana for pets: Richmond's Milo Foundation featured in national article

Marijuana for pets: Milo Foundation founder featured in national article

Lynne Tingle, founder and director of the beloved Milo Foundation, which runs a pet adoption center at 220 S Garrard Blvd. in Point Richmond and also an animal sanctuary in Mendocino County, has been...
Boxing bouts announced for April 8 event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Bouts announced for Richmond Memorial Auditorium boxing event

Square Warriors Entertainment has announced four professional boxing bouts that will be featured at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on April 8. As reported last month, a highly-anticipated card is expected for Redemption Richmond, where some fast-rising...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...