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Pinole Classic Car Show set for Sunday

Pinole Classic Car Show set for Sunday

The Pinole Classic Car Show will be held in Old Town Pinole on Sunday, June 26. The event kicks off at 7 a.m. with a Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Center, 2500 Charles Ave. After...
Nine organizations awarded Richmond 'Love Your Block' mini-grants

Richmond ‘Love Your Block’ mini-grants awarded to 9 organizations

Nine local organization serving Richmond received a share of $80,000 in Love Your Block mini-grants that will be used in beautification projects in various city neighborhoods. Organizations receiving grants include Bay Area Girls Club; Boys...
Richmond Target plans July reopening after arson fire

VIDEO: Richmond firefighters douse arson blaze in Target

The automatic sprinkler system at the Richmond Target store helped keep an arson fire in the store "small and nearly extinguished," according to Richmond Firefighters Local 188. The firefighters' union shared video and photos from...
Richmond police seek public's help locating missing man

Richmond police seek public’s help locating missing man

Richmond police are asking for the public's help in finding 31-year-old Josue Fabian-Galdamez, who was last heard from on the morning of Monday, June 20, and may be suffering from mental distress. The Richmond resident's...
16 newest Richmond YouthBUILD graduates celebrated

Newest Richmond YouthBUILD graduates celebrated

If you could change your life trajectory in just 18 months, would you? The question posed by Richmond YouthBUILD instructor Eric Smith during YouthBUILD’s graduation ceremony last week was, at least in part, rhetorical. By...

Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival makes triumphant return

Richmond's famous annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival returned to its pre-pandemic form today, albeit with a few new features that have made the celebration extra special. For one, the parade passed underneath the...
EBRPD waiving fees for park entrance, activities on Black Friday

East Bay Parks to celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Free Park Day’

In celebration of Juneteenth, the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) will have a Free Park Day on Sunday. "Park District fees waived on Juneteenth include park entrance, parking, dogs, horses, boat launching, and fishing,"...
Factory Bar launches mural project

Factory Bar launches mural project

By Mike Kinney The Factory Bar in Richmond is launching a mural project on its property that will feature the works of eight artists.  "Each artist will take one letter in the word 'Richmond' and they...
Historic Ford Point purchased for $103.7M

Historic Ford Point purchased for $103.7M

The historic Ford Point has been purchased for $103.7 million by a partnership involving New York-based Madison Capital and Meadow Partners, according to Cushman & Wakefield, which advised on the sale. Madison Capital is described...
Epic weekend ahead in Richmond with Juneteenth, carnival and beer fest

Epic weekend ahead in Richmond with Juneteenth, carnival and beer fest

By Kathy Chouteau This weekend is shaping up to be an epic one in Richmond, with four major events ready to usher in summer with something in store for everyone. Here’s a roundup of where...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...