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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 Effects of Mass Incarceration." The event, part of the Richmond Public...

Leftside Printing: Small business, big community impact

By Mike Kinney In 15 years of business, including seven years at the current location at 979 23rd St.,  Leftside Printing has become well known and regarded in Richmond. Of course, like most businesses, it didn't...

Q&A with Richmond Fire Chief Adrian Sheppard

By Mike Kinney We recently caught up with Richmond Fire Chief Adrian Sheppard to talk about his department and some of the new life-saving innovations coming to RFD. Sheppard has been chief for the last four...
Richmond to hold three-day Back to School Carnival

RPAL Back-to-School Carnival set for end of summer fun

New location, same back-to-school blast. The Richmond Police Activities League’s (RPAL) annual Back-to-School Carnival, previously located at Civic Center, will this year take place at nearby Nicholl Park from Friday Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug....

Richmond ‘block party’ a one-stop spot for city, county services

Need to sign up CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Veterans benefits? Perhaps you need copies of vital records, a library card, or information on college scholarships, employment opportunities, voter registration, energy efficiency rebates, animal vaccination vouchers...pretty much...

Summer camp inspires new generation of Rosie the Riveters

Think you had a busy summer? Perhaps you haven't met Rosie's Girls, a fearless group of 30 sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Richmond and San Pablo. Just reading through their six-week summer itinerary is exhausting....

Photos! Richmond comes together for National Night Out

By Mike Kinney Dozens of community block parties were held Tuesday evening throughout West Contra Costa County to celebrate National Night Out. The annual event aims to form bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at...

Rosie Rally revs up for Richmond return

By Kathy Chouteau Time to bust out your polka-dots! The Rosie the Riveter Trust has announced that this year’s Rosie Rally Home Front Festival—commonly known as the “Rosie Rally”—will be held Sat., Aug. 10, 2019,...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School starts Sunday, Aug. 25

Beit Midrash Hillel: Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School begins Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9:30 a.m.   Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish history, culture, holidays, customs and Hebrew for Kindergarten...

Where to celebrate National Night Out

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention. In...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...