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Fatal crash after box truck strikes guardrail on I-80 in San Pablo

The driver of a 53-foot box truck that struck a guardrail on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo Monday morning before rolling down an embankment was pronounced dead at the scene, according to...
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...

Restored wig wags prompt Point Richmond festival Sunday

A festival in Point Richmond this Sunday will celebrate the restoration and reactivation of two historic wig wags at the BNSF Railway crossing on Railroad Avenue. The free festival will occur from 1 p.m. to...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Pedestrian fatality leads to lane closures on EB-580

The California Highway Patrol closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 following a fatal collision this morning. A female pedestrian was reportedly struck multiple times in the eastbound lanes just west of Cutting Boulevard...
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...
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Richmond community bands together to beautify GRIP

By Rafael Lima With homelessness on the rise, the Richmond community came together Saturday to help beautify the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) in Richmond. GRIP,  the center that provides people in need with shelter, food,...
Jonathan Wong, owner and trainer of Pack Leader Dog Training

Group dog training lessons offered at Pet Food Express

Join Jonathan Wong, Pack Leader Training, Inc. for group lessons from July 9 - Aug. 13 at Pet Food Express in Pinole. Puppy classes are 6-7 PM (4 months and up) Adult dog group lessons are...

Soulful Softball Sunday crew beautifies Nicholl Park

By Mike Kinney Whenever Nicholl Park in Richmond gets some tender loving care, there's a good chance Soulful Softball Sunday is coming soon. Soulful Softball Sunday is the award-winning, grassroots community gathering launched by community advocates...
El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

El Sobrante school gets 80-acre land donation

A generous land donation of about 80 acres of open space to East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante has expanded the school's property from 11 to 91 acres, increasing opportunities for hands-on environmental...
Richmond event joins worldwide protest of conditions at U.S. southern border

Richmond event to join worldwide protest of U.S. border conditions

This Friday across the world, roughly 700 Lights for Liberty events are scheduled to protest conditions facing immigrants seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border -- and one will be held right here 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...