Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Richmond

Richmond company developing Iron Man-like suit for soldiers

Richmond company developing Iron Man-like technology for soldiers

Richmond-based Ekso Bionics has been creating quite a stir lately with emerging technology that aims to augment human strength and endurance by wrapping a robot around a person - much like Iron Man or...
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond to celebrate 69th anniversary

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond to celebrate 69th anniversary

Next month, Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond will celebrate its 69th anniversary with a series of services featuring guest pastors and musicians from as far as Detroit. The community is invited to the church...
Known felons arrested in Richmond after ammunition chucked from car window

Known felons arrested in Richmond after ammunition chucked out of car window

Authorities conducted a "high risk" vehicle stop in Richmond Tuesday afternoon after watching two felons toss ammunition from a car window, police said. The incident unfolded about 1:30 p.m. near 7th St. and Lincoln Ave....
Chevron to hold workshop for local businesses seeking opportunities with Richmond Refinery

Chevron to accept applications for Operator Trainee positions at Richmond refinery starting Monday

Starting Monday, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at its Richmond refinery, the company announced Wednesday. Interested applicants should go here on Monday to create a profile and apply. Applications can be...
Future BART car design revised to better serve disabled groups

Mark your calendar! Richmond town hall set for ‘Building a Better BART’

The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County is asking community members to RSVP for a town hall in Richmond on Nov. 13 discussing the future of BART. Two BART board members will...
If you witnessed the traffic stop and arrest on Harbour Way near Roosevelt Avenue in Richmond Monday night, we now know what went down.

About that eventful traffic stop in the 600 block of Harbour Way

If you witnessed the traffic stop and arrest on Harbour Way near Roosevelt Avenue Monday night, we now know what went down. About 11:30 p.m., police said, a vehicle was stopped for having inoperable rear...

Here’s how Richmond resident Carlos Salazar fared on CBS’ Price is Right

Earlier this month, we told you to root for Richmond resident Carlos Salazar on CBS' Price is Right, after show officials informed us he would appear on the show Monday. The episode is now available...
City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

Report on how Richmond residents can benefit from planned UC Berkeley research center to...

A report examining how Richmond residents could benefit from job and educational opportunities from the planned development of UC Berkeley's massive research center at Richmond Bay is set to be released Thursday. The university's Haas...
Richmond's new American diner, Marina Bay Grill, finally opened its doors for business on Wednesday.

Menu for soon-to-open Marina Bay diner released

Check out the new menu for the American diner that is set to open in Richmond's Marina Bay. The Marina Bay Grill, which will be located at 2167 Meeker Ave., is scheduled to open "within...
Cat abandoned outside Richmond spay-neuter clinic has been adopted

Cat left in carrier outside Richmond clinic that was closed for two days

A nonprofit spay-neuter clinic in Richmond hopes public members will consider adopting a friendly cat who survived a potentially life-threatening abandonment Monday. Someone left the male cat in a small carrier with nothing but a...

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...
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...