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National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger.

Betty Soskin on Rosie the Riveter: ‘That really is a white woman’s story’

National Public Radio aired a great segment Thursday about Betty Reid Soskin, who at age 92 is the oldest national park ranger. The radio program interviewed Soskin for its Wisdom Watch program, which interviews folks...
These Richmond kids are talented poets and everyone should know it.

Richmond’s young poets honored in City Council Chambers ceremony

These Richmond kids are talented poets and everyone should know it. Winners of the fourth annual "Richmond Writes! Poetry Contest" were touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's weekly newsletter released Monday. While the students had already...
Former tennis star John McEnroe seems rather level-headed when compared to the tennis-racket-wielding suspect who was taken down by Richmond police officers Monday night.

Richmond cops volley with tennis-racket-wielding suspect

Even ex-tennis star John McEnroe is level-headed comparing to the tennis racket-wielding suspect who was taken down by Richmond police officers on Monday. An officer suffered a minor hand injury while arresting one of two...
A groundbreaking ceremony for the three-year-long restoration of the 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a gorgeous coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline – took place Tuesday under blue skies and on Earth Day.

An Earth Day groundbreaking for Breuner Marsh restoration project

A groundbreaking ceremony for the three-year-long restoration of the 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a gorgeous coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline – took place under blue skies and on Earth Day...
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...
Richmond's Bay Trail task force was profiled by the Contra Costa Times on Tuesday.

Don’t miss profile of Richmond group building Bay Trail

In case you missed it, make sure to read this West County Times article about the building of the Bay Trail along Richmond's shoreline. The article profiles Bruce Beyaert, 77, a former top environmental manager...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude-by-rail shipments

The Richmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to urge Congress to halt rail transport of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Richmond, citing the potential for spills or explosions. The council wants shipments of the...

Dont miss the free AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion

Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the Bay Area AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion on Friday and Saturday to check out the latest alternative energy vehicles. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....
Richmond's Point Molate Beach Park will have a grand opening April 19

Grand reopening of Point Molate Beach Park next month

Although Point Molate Beach Park opened for the first time in more than a decade in October, a grand opening will be held April 19. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Richmond minimum wage hike proposals face council vote

Richmond voters could decide in November whether the city’s minimum wage should increase to $11 an hour  -- or even higher. On Thursday, Councilman Tom Butt announced that council will be asked on March 18...

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Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Police, residents to chat at ‘Barbershop Forum’ in Richmond Monday

The community is invited to attend a Barbershop Forum on Monday between police officers and residents moderated by reporter Paul Chanbers or KTVU CH...
Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

Multi-car collision at Macdonald, Broadway sends vehicle into building

A multi-car crash at Macdonald Avenue and Broadway Friday morning sent one vehicle careening into a building. At about 9-9:30 a.m., a car traveling westbound...
Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Lyft partnering with Richmond to service seniors, disabled

Local seniors and community members with a disability will soon get a Lyft. Richmond is set to enter into an agreement with Lyft Inc. to...