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PHOTOS: The morning after looters targeted Richmond businesses

By Don Gosney In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, protests popped up all over the U.S.  And, as so frequently happens, whatever peaceful protests were planned...
Community unites to protect 23rd Street merchants from looters

Community unites to protect 23rd Street merchants from looters

By Mike Kinney As Bay Area cities on Monday braced for looting and destruction from demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, members of Club de Camiones Diferentes and The Hottest Out Car Club, local...
Authorities prep for possible protests in West Contra Costa County

Authorities, merchants prep for possible protests

Authorities and merchants are preparing for the possibility of protesting and looting in West Contra Costa County. Target stores in Richmond, Pinole, Albany and Emeryville and the Walmart at the Shops at Hilltop closed early...
Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

Point Isabel dog park reopens with restrictions

By Kathy Chouteau In the latest “barking news” coming out of the East Bay Regional Park District, Point Isabel Regional Shoreline is reopening today. The beloved dog park, located at 2701 Isabel St. in Richmond, reopens...
Target Richmond remains open amid unrest

Target Richmond boarded up amid unrest

By Kathy Chouteau Target Richmond remained open Monday morning amid national unrest since the recent death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis, MN police. However, we received reports from readers Monday afternoon...
Outdoor prayer service held at hotel housing homeless

Outdoor prayer service held at Richmond hotel housing homeless

By Mike Kinney Faith leaders held an outdoor prayer service at the Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond on Sunday for the homeless individuals and families currently housed there during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastor Henry Washington of...
Census Caravan rolls through hard-to-count local neighborhoods

Census Caravan rolls through hard-to-count local neighborhoods

By Mike Kinney The mayors of Richmond and San Pablo joined a Census Caravan that rolled through hard-to-count areas of their cities on Saturday. The caravan, which began at San Pablo City Hall, featured a number...

Community mourns death of federal officer Dave Patrick Underwood

By Mike Kinney The local community is grieving the death of Pinole resident Dave Patrick Underwood, a 53-year-old Federal Protective Service officer who was shot and killed while on duty amid protests in Oakland on...
Faith leaders to hold outdoor prayer services for homeless at Hilltop hotel

Faith leaders to hold outdoor prayer services for homeless at Hilltop hotel

By Mike Kinney The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) will hold an outdoor prayer service in the parking lot of the Courtyard Marriott at Hilltop on Sunday. Faith leaders will gather for a service from 9:15...
Caravan to roll through Richmond and San Pablo to promote Census today

Caravan to roll through Richmond and San Pablo to promote Census

A Census Caravan will be rolling through Richmond and San Pablo today starting at noon in order to promote participation in the 2020 Census. The two-hour-long caravan will begin at San Pablo City Hall and...

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Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

An annual pledge to diversity and inclusion is taking place in Richmond this month with the raising of the Juneteenth and LGBT Pride flags...
FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

The FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a white van used in the shooting of two federal officers...
Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of local librarians, activists and community members are protesting possible cuts to Richmond Public Libraries’ services as it considers how...