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View the latest community-related news in Richmond, CA.

Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

Volunteers encouraged to plant trees at Wendell Park this Sunday

UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the poor air quality resulting from the Camp Fire. Planting season is here, and that means tree planting events in Richmond. Volunteers are encouraged to join the nonprofit...

9th Annual Native American Pow-Wow set for RPAL gym

The community is invited to attend the always fun 9th Annual Richmond Native American Pow-Wow Saturday, Nov. 17. Sponsored by the City of Richmond and Nunez Tattoo, the event is set to occur from 10...
Richmond parks and open spaces won big in this election

Richmond parks and open spaces win big in election

Richmond's nearby parks and open spaces won big in the Tuesday's election. Measure FF, which renews an East Bay Regional Park District parcel tax that is set to expire, called Measure CC, received a whopping...

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt wins reelection

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt retained his elected post, cruising past Melvin Willis, a first-term Richmond councilmember and member of the Richmond Progressive Alliance, with 57.49-percent of the vote. Mayor Butt, who previously to becoming mayor...
Art project will post large-scale video projections on Richmond Civic Center

Art project will post large-scale video projections on Richmond Civic Center

A series of large-scale video projections are coming to the Richmond Civic Center, one of 10 art projects recently approved for funding by the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. The city released descriptions of the...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

John Henry High ‘in good standing’ with WCCUSD

John Henry High is in compliance with its charter and in "good standing" with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the district's superintendent stated in a letter last week to the California School...
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City officials warn drivers about construction at 37th and Macdonald

City officials are asking folks to drive with care on Macdonald Avenue at 37th Street, where pedestrian bulbouts are being constructed. The construction is causing lanes to shift at the intersection. The project is set...
County wins grant to provide new car seats to eligible parents, guardians

Grant to give low-income county families free child safety seats

A newly awarded $75,000 state grant will enable Contra Costa County public health nurses to give free car seats to their low-income clients along with education on how to use them properly. The “Child...

Volunteers build ‘dream’ playground for Crescent Park kids

About 200 community volunteers banded together on Saturday to build a state-of-the-art playground for children at Crescent Park in Richmond. The effort was made possible by a KaBOOM! grant, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, to EAH...
Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

What does Richmond’s own Betty Reid Soskin have in common with Sen. Kamala Harris and celebrity artists Chrissy Teigen, Viola Davis, and Janelle Monae? They have all been named 2018 Women of the...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent...