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Fundraiser supports family of eight that lost home in fire

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By Kathy Chouteau Eliana Castro—a relative of a family of eight who lost their San Pablo apartment in an electrical fire—has  established a Go Fund Me campaign to help them in their time of need. The...
Richmond: Candlelight vigil for Vanessa Guillen at City Hall tonight

Richmond: Candlelight vigil for Vanessa Guillen at City Hall tonight

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By Mike Kinney A candlelight vigil is set to be held in Richmond tonight in memory of murdered 20-year-old Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen. The event is set for 7 p.m. at Richmond Civic Center. At...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

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A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house," according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con...
Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

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By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement at the same time. Starting Saturday,...
Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

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By Mike Kinney Construction on the state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond is set to be completed by the end of next month. Staff at Overaa Construction Company, which is building the project at...
Riggers Loft to reopen in time for Independence Day

Riggers Loft reopening in time for Independence Day

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By Kathy Chouteau Amid a multitude of Independence Day cancellations, there’s a bright light on the Richmond waterfront. Riggers Loft Wine Company will be reopening Thursday, July 2, just in time to celebrate the holiday with...
Richmond police invites families 'Cops and Goblins'

Richmond forming task force to establish reduced policing model

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Before July 2021, Richmond is set to have a re-imagined, and reduced, police force. And what that will look like will be determined as part of a community dialogue in the coming months. On Tuesday,...
Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

Richmond resident’s book shares smarts from life on the streets

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By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond resident has written a book informed by his experiences growing up on inner-city streets. Author Tyvon Price’s fictional narrative, “Adopted by the Streets” draws from his own family life growing up...
WCCUSD to hold meeting on fate of Manzanita Middle School Charter

Manzanita Middle School to remain open after winning appeal

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By Mike Kinney Manzanita Middle School in Richmond will remain open after the Contra Costa County Board of Education (CCCBOE) voted June 17 to renew its charter for a five-year term starting July 1. The 4-1...

Richmond Little League and Girls Softball season canceled

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By Mike Kinney Richmond Little League and Girls Softball has officially canceled its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, league President Mark Torres said. The league launched in 2006 after a decade in which Richmond lacked...

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RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

RichmondBUILD set to graduate 54th cohort

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By Mike Kinney RichmondBUILD is set to graduate Cohort 54 at the job training center's headquarters on July 26. The ceremony will run from 10 a.m....
Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

Vegan Market readies to pop-up at Exit Now

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By Kathy Chouteau The name of the game will be food, music and fun, when the “Vegan Pop-Up Market at Exit Now” returns Sun., July...

Richmond karaoke club proposal faces uphill battle

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The Richmond Police Department isn't singing the praises of a proposal to locate a karoke club in the Southwest Annex neighborhood. Applicant Tommy Cheng is...