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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...
San Pablo: Expect traffic delays on El Portal Drive due to construction

San Pablo: Construction expected to cause traffic delays on El Portal Drive

The city of San Pablo is warning residents of traffic delays on El Portal Drive from now until March 10 due to final grinding and paving work related to the Interstate 80/San Pablo Dam...

Help prep Nichol Park Ballfield for Little League season opener

With the Little League season opener occurring this Saturday, volunteers are being sought for a Friday evening cleanup of the Nichol Park Ballfield. The community cleanup will occur from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

DUI arrest in connection with fatal crash on I-80 on-ramp in Richmond

The passenger of a car that crashed on an Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in Richmond Sunday night was killed, and the driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence...

WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

The West Contra Costa Unified School District on Friday released its list of high school graduation dates for the Class of 2017. Nearly 2,100 high school seniors are set to receive their diplomas, according to...

Richmond schools embrace No Place for Hate

By Zach Chouteau No Place for Hate, a thoughtful initiative by the Anti-Defamation League focused on preventing racial bias and bullying in schools, sounds like a good idea on paper. But when put into actual...

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Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...

San Pablo’s next Dumpster Day is this Saturday

San Pablo’s public works department is hosting a Dumpster Day this Saturday, Aug. 19,  at El Portal School, 2600 Moraga Street. The event will run...