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Food barrels at city sites taking donations till Dec. 20

Food barrels at 14 city sites across Richmond will accept donations through Dec. 20, with all donations benefiting the Bay Area Rescue Mission. The Community Services Department’s 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive collects non-perishable goods...

Ninja warrior-style fitness facility opens in Richmond

A ninja warrior-style fitness facility had a stealth-like opening in Richmond last month. But this weekend, Traverse Fitnes will make itself known, as the community is invited to a free open house Dec. 7-8 at...
East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

The East Bay Soldiers basketball program has launched a fundraiser to support the family of  17-year-old Jammarrei'a Frazier, a promising athlete whose life was cut short in a fatal shooting in front of a...

Donations requested for Christmas in the Park Homeless Holiday Celebration

For the 13th year, San Pablo Rotary Club will serve a hot holiday dinner to 250 local homeless individuals. The event will take place on Dec. 21 at Brookside Adult Shelter & Calli House Youth...
Richmond MetroPCS dealer set for annual Santa visit, gift giveway

Richmond MetroPCS dealer holding ‘aggressive’ Black Friday deals

Ehab Taha, the owner of the a Richmond MetroPCS dealer holds popular holiday events every year, has announced what he called "the most aggressive promotions" for Black Friday. Customers are offered these three cellphone models...

Gratitude abounds on Richmond’s 23rd Street corridor

By Mike Kinney The spirit of gratitude and giving permeated the 23rd Street corridor Thursday. After 150 bags filled with groceries were assembled on the corridor for distribution to day laborers at the Home Depot near...
Volunteers sought to help revitalize, beautify GRIP

Menbe’s Annual Day of Giving set for GRIP

Almost 500 people are expected to be served free Thanksgiving feasts at Menbe's Annual Day of Giving, which will take place Thanksgiving Day at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) center in Richmond. Service starts...

Richmond’s collaborative effort to monitor its air

What’s really in the air in Richmond and San Pablo? With help from over 100 new air monitors strategically being installed across Richmond – along with a mobile unit that tests for emissions while on...

Hundreds get ‘boxes of hope’ at Bay Area Rescue Mission

Thirty-seven years ago, John Anderson was a homeless cocaine addict in San Diego weighing just 130 pounds, and set to die young. He wandered into a rescue mission very much like the Richmond-based Bay...

San Pablo Cowboys cheer squads qualify for national tournament

This group of local girls have given their hometown a reason to cheer. The San Pablo Cowboys Division 8 & 10 Cheer Squad qualified  for the American Youth Football and Cheer National Championship competition in...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. hosting fundraiser for RAICES on Thursday

East Brother Beer Co. is hosting a fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 12, supporting RAICES, Join us this Thursday (December 12th) in the taproom from 4...
Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

Richmond High e-bike program preps students for emerging industry

Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...