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City plans to install 4-way stop at 37th St., Center Avenue

Stop signs recommended at five Richmond intersections

Richmond city staff are proposing to install stop signs to enhance traffic safety at five city intersections. The proposals include adding two four-way stops at S. 2nd Street and Chanslor Avenue and at S. 2nd...

Bay Area Rescue Mission plans expansion in Richmond

Amid a dramatic increase in the Bay Area homeless population, the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM) in Richmond is answering the call. The Iron Triangle-based nonprofit providing care for the Bay Area's homeless and impoverished...
Driver going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway arrested for DUI

Pedestrian struck, injured by vehicle at 33rd and Barrett

A pedestrian was in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle at a Richmond intersection Monday afternoon, police said. Richmond police responded to the intersection of 33rd Street and Barrett Avenue at 1:39 p.m....
Richmond Ferry ridership exceeds first month expectations

100,000th passenger boards Richmond Ferry

The 100,000th passenger boarded the Richmond ferry on Thursday, an impressive number given weekday service to San Francisco began in January, according to the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA). The ferry...
Dotson Family Marsh project wins design award

East Bay Regional Park District board approves glyphosate ban

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to immediately ban using the herbicide, glyphosate, in picnic areas, and to fully eliminate its use in all developed...

Don’t forget to pick up your free compost this Wednesday

West County residents are invited to fetch free compost this Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 101 Pittsburg Ave. in Richmond. Compost giveaways occur the first Wednesday of every month as part of...
Republic Services expands schedule at Richmond household hazardous waste facility

Free mattress drop offs now available to West County residents

Residents of Richmond, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, El Cerrito and unincorporated communities are now eligible to bring three mattresses per month to the West Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility in Richmond...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

Richmond reverend wins prestigious Jefferson Award

Longtime Richmond activist Rev. Andre Shumake Sr. has received the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for his leadership in an after-school program that is reportedly helping to close the achievement gap for African...

Richmond Lights for Liberty vigil protests U.S. border conditions

By Mike Kinney Dozens of community members gathered at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Friday for a vigil to protest conditions facing immigrants seeking asylum on the U.S. southern border. The Lights for Liberty event...

Lucky Lloyd to perform at North Richmond Music Fest

The 10th Annual North Richmond Music Festival is set to once again enliven the historic Shields Reid Park with a healthy lineup of live music and activities for the whole family on Saturday, July...

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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...