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Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday

A big-rig traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80 crashed into two barriers and spilled a relatively small amount of fuel into a nearby storm drain Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bay City News wire service,...
Republic Services driver honored for heroism during Richmond house fire

Republic Services driver honored for battling Richmond house fire

Republic Services Driver Antonio “Tony” Hernandez was presented with a mayoral certificate of commendation on Tuesday for dousing a house fire with his fire extinguisher during his usual pick-up route in Richmond last month. On...
Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Veteran Bay Area rapper Keak Da Sneak is in stable condition after being shot about 5:30 a.m. today in the area of Carlson Boulevard and Imperial Way, police said. Fellow Bay Area rapper Mistah Fab...
No longer 'brainwashed' into violence, Richmond man sets sights on prevention

No longer ‘brainwashed’ into violence, Richmond man sets sights on prevention

Marcus Byrd-Ray Sr. says he used to perpetuate gun violence in Richmond. But after joining Richmond Ceasefire and other violence prevention groups, the 28-year-old Richmond man said his life and trajectory changed entirely. "I was...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

On Wednesday, the Richmond's Citizens Police Review Commission became the latest government body to condemn President Trump's comments advocating for the rough treatment of alleged MS-13 gang members by law enforcement. In a unanimous decision,...
Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

In case you missed it, KTVU (Ch. 2) recently covered a unique, week-long engineering camp offered to low-income high school students from Contra Costa County. Seventy-two students ate, slept and studied at Cal State East...
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Community leaders join Native American Walk for Sobriety

Dozens of community members marched through Richmond on Saturday with the United Urban Warrior Society’s California Chapter to spread awareness about alcohol abuse. The Third Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety, organized by Richmond resident...

Youth Leadership Committee seeks student leaders

Richmond’s Youth Leadership Committee (YLC) is seeking high school students looking to become leaders in their community. The YLC is a year-round program designed by the Richmond Community Services Department for current high school students....
Richmond police: Man fatally shoots self during traffic stop

Fatal crash on I-80 in Richmond ends in DUI arrest

A fatal crash on Interstate Highway 80 near Cutting Boulevard this morning led to the death of a motorcyclist and the arrest of a Suisun City man on DUI charges. The collision occurred about 1:40...
Harry Ells High's Class of '67 planning cruise for 50th anniversary

Harry Ells High’s Class of ’67 planning cruise for 50th reunion

Graduates from the Class of 1967 at the former Harry Ells High School in Richmond are planning a 3-day cruise to celebrate their 50th reunion. The cruise sails from Long Beach to Ensenada from Sept....

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All 330 Verde students benefit from 19th Book & Hoodie Drive

Supervisor thanks community for uniting to benefit Verde students

With support from West County residents, businesses and nonprofits, Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia said his annual Book & Hoodie Drive benefiting Verde...
Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

A shooting in North Richmond Monday night hospitalized three people, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Market...

The Shops at Hilltop to continue hosting monthly Cars and Coffee event

A massive Cars and Coffee event that entered The Shops at Hilltop's parking lot for the first time in December has been so successful...