Friday, February 14, 2020

Richmond

Assembly Budget Chair Nancy Skinner released a statement Monday on the passage of an on-time, balanced 2014-2015 California budget.

Assemblymember Skinner: We just passed best California budget in years

Assembly Budget Chair Nancy Skinner released a statement Monday on the passage of an on-time, balanced 2014-2015 California budget: "Yesterday, we passed a budget with wise investments that will benefit each and every Californian. And...
AC Transit seeks public input on fare hike proposals

AC Transit announces venue change for Richmond public feedback hearing

AC Transit is set to hold a public hearing in Richmond tonight to allow residents to offer feedback on Lines 72M and 74 and ideas on how to improve bus service in their community. The...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Center for Investigative Reporting wins award for exposing substandard Richmond Housing Authority

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) on Wednesday received an award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter (SPJ) related to its extensive coverage of the troubled Richmond Housing Authority that exposed...
Bay Area Rescue Mission to graduate formerly homeless who completed program

Survival of homeless man in Richmond who lost wife and two children inspires

A man who was living on Richmond’s streets before he sought help from the Bay Area Rescue Mission will make you think twice about the causes of homelessness. The man, identified only as Jake, told...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Richmond plan for Doctors Medical Center has many question marks

The Richmond City Council is backing a plan to use Chevron community benefits funds to keep financially-struggling Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital for another three years, but the proposal comes with many...
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Isaac Lappert of Lappert’s Ice Cream wins award for best marijuana edible

A member of the family that owns Richmond-based Lappert's Ice Cream won an award last weekend for creating a delicious marijuana-infused edible. Isaac Lappert, vice president of Lappert's Corporate and a Le Cordon Bleu-trained...

Driver who possessed pain pills not very soothing, Richmond police say

A man accused of possessing more than 150 prescription pain pills in Richmond last weekend was a real pain to take into custody, police said. Glinn Pickett, 47, was booked into county jail after police...
San Pablo man accused of attempting to rape hiker at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park.

San Pablo man accused of attempting to rape hiker at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

A 31-year-old San Pablo man is accused of attempting to rape a 39-year-old hiker at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park in Richmond Monday and was linked to at least one previous park attack, according to...
Richmond teacher spends up to $100,000 on music equipment for students.

Richmond teacher spends tens of thousands on music equipment for students

A Richmond teacher estimates he has spent between $50,000 and $100,000 on music equipment for his students, according to an inspiring story reported by NBC Bay Area. Marin County resident Tim Wilson, who teaches music...
Richmond police didn't need a good night's rest to chase down this sleepy car thief.

Richmond police blotter: Car thief literally asleep at the wheel

Richmond police didn't need a good night's rest to chase down this car thief. Early Friday, a man who was found sleeping in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 5400 block of Clinton...

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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...
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...
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...