Friday, February 28, 2020

Richmond

Local real estate couple aims to demystify process for first-time buyers

Real estate couple holding first-time homebuyer seminar

A local couple known as a dynamic duo in real estate are helping to demystify the home purchasing process for first-time buyers, including members of the Spanish-speaking community. On Feb. 29 from 10:30am to noon,...
RYSE Black History Month event to benefit Kenyan youth program

RYSE Black History Month event to benefit Kenyan youth program

Richmond’s RYSE Youth Center is hosting a Black History Month event, When Culture Speaks, on Friday, Feb. 28, that will also serve as a fundraiser for a library and educational program in Kenya. The event...
16-year-old shot, injured in Richmond Monday night

Richmond police announce DUI checkpoint

The Richmond Police Department announced it will hold a DUI checkpoint on Richmond Parkway near West Ohio Avenue during the evening hours on Friday, Feb. 28. The Richmond PD Traffic Unit is holding the checkpoint...
Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

Richmond baker launches Kickstarter for downtown storefront

By Kathy Chouteau Marina Bay resident and baker Evangeline McKilligan has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get her bakery storefront off the ground in downtown Richmond. McKilligan plans to name her business TheBakerE and is...
Cruz Arroyo of Richmond's Tamales Tamazula provides secret ingredient

Tamales maker in Richmond unveils secret ingredient

By Mike Kinney Asked on camera for the secret ingredient to making delicious tamales, Cruz Arroyo's answer was both coy and true. "This is the secret my mom gave me...when you do something, you do your...
Richmond school will be renamed after former First Lady Michelle Obama

Richmond school will be renamed after former First Lady Michelle Obama

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Wilson Elementary will be renamed after former First Lady Michelle Obama, after the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) voted unanimously in favor of the change on Wednesday. It's the first...
Children’s book tells true tale of Richmond’s ‘bookmobile ballerina’

Children’s book tells true tale of Richmond’s ‘bookmobile ballerina’

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library’s Bookmobile really can give wings to a child’s dreams. The fascinating story of how the mobile library sparked a Richmond resident's brilliant career as a ballerina is featured...
WCCUSD and union release joint statement on budget cuts

WCCUSD and unions release joint statement on budget cuts

In a joint statement, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and its employee unions said they aim to work together to limit cuts to classrooms, particularly at the highest need schools, as...
Richmond ‘ninja gym’ to host President’s week, spring break camps

Richmond ‘ninja gym’ to host President’s week, spring break camps

By Kathy Chouteau Parents of budding ninjas will want to check out the latest offerings from Richmond’s resident ninja gym, Traverse Fitness. During President’s Week—Feb. 17-21—and also during Spring Break—Mar. 30 to Apr. 3 and Apr....
Richmond police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

Richmond police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery. The incident occurred at about 5 p.m. Monday as the victim was walking southbound in the bustling...

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Richmond seeks to build Transitional Village for homeless

Richmond plans to create transitional village for homeless

By Kathy Chouteau A 5.9-acre, triangular-shaped parcel near Richmond Parkway could soon become a "managed transitional village" where homeless individuals can reside and be connected...
Pinole police increase presence at middle school after rumored threat

Pinole police increase presence at middle school after rumored threat

Pinole police increased their presence in and around the Pinole Middle School campus today in the wake of a campus fight on Wednesday and...
Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

The Richmond Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charges of those responsible for fatally shooting Richard...