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Richmond police to hold gun buyback event this Saturday

Gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center Plaza this Saturday

A unique gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center this Saturday, Aug. 18, will benefit the Robby Poblete Foundation, which plans to melt the guns and re-purpose their metal as material for art. Th...
1,000 backpacks, supplies distributed at annual Rescue Mission giveaway

1,000 backpacks, supplies distributed at annual Rescue Mission giveaway

About 1,000 local kids are better prepared for the start of the new school year thanks to the efforts of the Bay Area Rescue Mission, Chevron Richmond and multiple community organizations. Last week, the Rescue...
The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond's best on San Pablo Ave.

The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond’s best on San Pablo Ave.

A bar with an outdoor patio aiming to serve signature cocktails named after Richmond legends along with Richmond-based beers, entertainment and art may soon come to San Pablo Avenue in Richmond’s North & East...
Beloved Richmond veterinarian retires

Beloved Richmond veterinarian retires

A giant in the pet owners community, Dr. Han, known as the exceptionally talented veterinarian and owner of the Richmond Veterinary Hospital on Macdonald Avenue, retired at the end of July. On Sunday afternoon, about...
Richmond whiz kids spend summer working in Chevron Richmond labs

Richmond whiz kids spend summer working in Chevron Richmond labs

As Richmond High students delivered their end-of-summer presentations on Tuesday, chemistry teacher Mr. Hung Pham became emotional. In that moment, students became the teacher, he said. “I got teary eyed seeing them using these words I...
Richmond's Laner Electric Co. honored as California Small Business of the Year

Richmond’s Laner Electric Supply Co. named a California Small Business of the Year

Sandra Escalante's rise as a prominent small business owner in Richmond doesn't appear to have a peak. This summer, her company, Laner Electric Supply Co. at 1310 51st St., was honored in Sacramento as the...
Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program, which provides hands-on training...
French visitors give new perspective to Rosie Rally

French visitors give new perspective to Rosie Rally

By Zach and Kathy Chouteau This year’s Rosie Rally didn’t disappoint. On full display were many of the beloved, recurring highlights of the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park’s annual event: Real-life Rosies,...
County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

County offers ‘Rosie’ opportunity for Richmond waterfront wedding

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront as part of its "Destination Weddings" program. On Friday, Sept. 7,...
Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

  Here's a little education on when schools resume in West County. The first day of school for most West Contra Costa Unified School elementary, middle and high school students is Monday, Aug. 20. That's not so...

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Drivers arrested after allegedly going 100 mph on I-580 in Richmond

Drivers arrested after allegedly going 100 mph on I-580 in Richmond

Two people were arrested on suspicion of reckless driving after the California Highway Patrol said they were caught going over 100 mph in and...
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‘Where’s Pablo’ launches Monday, continues through Sept. 30

"Where's Pablo" launches Monday, Aug. 20 and runs through Sept. 30, 2018. As part of the fun community-connecting game, over 20 San Pablo businesses will...
Richmond Museum of Day holding Family Free Day on Saturday, Aug. 18

Richmond Museum of Day holding Family Free Day on Saturday, Aug. 18

The Richmond Museum of History is inviting the community to a Family Free Day on Saturday, Aug. 18. The museum at 400 Nevin Ave. will be...