Saturday, August 17, 2019

Richmond

Richmond Rosie turns 100

A longtime Richmond resident who turned 100 years old on July 26 is an original Rosie the Riveter, having worked at the Kaiser Shipyards during WWII. And to this day, she beat practically anyone in...

West County represents at Oakland A’s Native American Heritage Night

The Oakland Athletics on Tuesday celebrated Native American Heritage Night during its home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, and dozens of Native Americans from West County were there to represent. "Families travel from all over...

‘MythBusters’ host Adam Savage collaborates with Richmond Fab Lab

Kennedy High students recently collaborated on a project with Adam Savage, a special effects designer and fabricator known best as the former co-host of MythBusters. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11...

RPD urges use of exchange zone after FoodsCo parking lot robbery

A recent robbery in the parking lot of the FoodsCo at 1250 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is an example why residents should consider exchanging money for goods in the exchange zone at the Police...

Newest ‘Chopped’ champion to open BBQ pop-up at Shops at Hilltop

Oakland chef and restaurateur Rashad Armstead, who last week was crowned the Food Network’s newest Chopped Champion, is set to open a pop-up BBQ shop at the The Shops at Hilltop in Richmond starting...

Man arrested for sexual assault on woman exercising in Richmond

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault on a woman who was walking for exercise in Richmond earlier this month. And now Detectives are looking into the possibility that there may...
Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Rep. DeSaulnier to hold Richmond town hall on immigration

On Monday, Aug. 5, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will hold a town hall in Richmond on immigration. DeSaulnier plans to share what he witnessed during two visits to immigration detention facilities on the U.S. southern border. The...
Former Oakland city manager appointed as Richmond interim city manager

Former Oakland city manager appointed as Richmond interim city manager

By Mike Kinney  Henry L Gardner, a former city manager for Oakland who has advised dozens of cities and counties over several decades, was appointed as Richmond's interim city manger at a special council meeting...

Restored wig wags prompt Point Richmond festival Sunday

A festival in Point Richmond this Sunday will celebrate the restoration and reactivation of two historic wig wags at the BNSF Railway crossing on Railroad Avenue. The free festival will occur from 1 p.m. to...
Contra Costa health officials offer tips to beat the heat

County reminds residents to plan for weekend heat

With temperatures set to exceed 100 degrees in some parts of Contra Costa County this weekend, health officials are reminding residents to take steps to stay safe and healthy. Residents, particularly those vulnerable to extreme...

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Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show called 'great success' and will return to Richmond next year

Pacific Sail & Powerboat Show returning to Richmond next year

The massive Pacific Sail & Powerboat show came to Richmond's waterfront this past April, and it's already planning its return next year. The 2020 show...

District Attorney Diana Becton to speak at Richmond Public Library

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is set to give a lecture at the Richmond Public Library next month on "The Causes and...
Richmond exhibition features Contra Costa College women artists

Richmond exhibition features Contra Costa College women artists

Contra Costa College women artists will be featured in a new art exhibition at Bridge ArtSpace, 23 Maine Ave. in Richmond. The exhibition, called "SERIES...