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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...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

Richmond public housing residents express frustration

More than 70 Richmond public housing residents attended a meeting Wednesday at the Hacienda complex to express “years of pent-up frustration” about their living conditions, according to the Center for Investigative Reporting. Amy Julia Harris,...
Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

Richmond shooting injures 20-year-old driver

A 20-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in a Richmond shooting Monday morning, police said. About 8:20 a.m., the Richmond resident was driving in the area of S. 33rd Street and Florida Avenue when...

What to expect when Wednesday’s storm hits

The National Weather Service gave us a brief video update this afternoon on the storm set to hit the Bay Area on Wednesday. The North Bay will see steady rain by late morning, with a...

Chevron Richmond volunteers helping new neighbor Milo Foundation

The Milo Foundation recently moved its animal adoption center from San Rafael to Point Richmond for the benefit of extra space and fewer noise restrictions, but one of its neighbors - the Chevron Richmond...

Dominique Romero, 19, determined to walk again

The West County Times gave us this hopeful update today on Dominique Romero, the 19-year-old Richmond resident who was paralyzed after being shot by a stray bullet that entered her home last year. Romero was...

2Chainz offers shoutout after Richmond visit

Rapper 2Chainz was reportedly in Richmond on Monday in order to shoot a music video. Richmond residents shared pictures of the hip hop star's visit on their Twitter accounts. 2Chainz also took to Twitter to...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond Housing Authority under fire

A critical report about the Richmond Housing Authority and its executive director Tim Jones is not surprisingly catching the attention of Richmond City Council. The extensive investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting, in partnership with...
Stockton, rather than Richmond, ends up with scrapped Google barge project

Why not dock in Richmond, Google barge?

Richmond officials might send a letter to Google inviting the company to dock its famous barge in the Port of Richmond. The five-story barge, currently idled at Treasure Island, gained fame last year after it...

Series of Craigslist.com robberies in Richmond

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus has warned residents about a series of robberies involving Craigslist.com transactions. "The typical scenario: a victim is invited to exchange goods for cash at a location, and then the victim...

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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...