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Forget the trip to San Francisco -- watch a musical right here in Richmond.

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. You'll meet educators, coaches, parents and...
One injured in shooting inside The Shops at Hilltop

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon explaining why locating in the region was optimal for the...

De Anza High Air Force JROTC honored as one of world’s best

The De Anza High Air Force Junior ROTC program is flying high. On Tuesday last week, about 70 cadets in the program were honored for being part of a Distinguished Unit with Merit. The De...
Svendsen's Boat Works to relocate from Alameda to Richmond

Svendsen’s Boat Works to relocate from Alameda to Richmond

Svendsen’s Boat Works is relocating from Alameda to Richmond on Jan 1. Early this year, the company, which has been in Alameda since 1963, was acquired by Bay Maritime, which owns Marine Boatworks of Richmond....
De Anza Tech Academy holding Free Fix Day for community members

De Anza High debut of Sleepy Hollow set for Friday

Timed ahead of Halloween, De Anza High is set to debut the ghostly play, Sleepy Hollow, on Friday. The performance will take place at the De Anza Theater at 5000 Valley View for $5 for...
Richmond church 'adopts' three schools

Richmond church ‘adopts’ three schools

A Richmond church has "adopted" three local public schools in order to interact and "love on" students and staff. This school year, the community outreach team at Praise Fellowship Bible Church at 684 Juliga Woods St....
850 cubic yards of wood playground fiber headed to 19 Richmond parks

19 city parks to get 850 cubic yards of wood playground fiber

In an effort to maintain safety at Richmond playgrounds, city officials are planning to spend nearly $30,000 on 850 cubic yards of blown-in engineered wood playground fiber for 19 parks. The planned expenditure appears on...
31era Caminata/Carrera 5K de la Armonía de GRIP Fijada para el Sábado 28 de Octubre

31st GRIP Harmony Walk/5K run set for Saturday, Oct. 28

One of Richmond's most impactful, unifying community events -- the GRIP Harmony Walk/5K Run to end hunger and homelessness -- is returning for the 31st year on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun competition, sponsored by...
Unity Park set for two sculptures, two murals

40 trees planned for Unity Park as part of Arbor Day this Saturday

The community in encouraged to volunteer for Arbor Day at Unity Park in Richmond this Saturday, Oct. 21, to help plant 40 new trees at the under-construction park. The event will run from 9 a.m....

WCCUSD schools to remain closed Friday due to air quality

By WCCUSD Superintendent Matt Duffy We have continued to monitor the weather and air quality forecasts and decided that it is in the best interests of our students and staff to keep our...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...