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San Pablo police seek leads in murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis

San Pablo police seek leads in murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis

Just over one year after his murder, San Pablo police released a plea to the public on Tuesday to help find those responsible. Tillis, 27, of Antioch, was fatally shot at Rumrill Gardens Apartments at...
Congressman DeSaulnier to host Coronavirus and Education Virtual Town Hall

Congressman DeSaulnier releases statement in wake of mass shooting in Richmond

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier released a statement Monday in the wake of a mass shooting in Richmond Sunday night that killed three people and wounded five others. The congressman's statement follows in full: “Yet again, we grieve...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Three killed, five injured, in Richmond shooting

Three people were killed and five others wounded in a shooting in Richmond Sunday night. The shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. in the 2100 block of Dunn Ave., police said. Police state there was...
Richmond Progressive Alliance-led council votes to defund RPD by $3M

Richmond Progressive Alliance-led council votes to defund RPD by $3M

The community policing model that led to vast crime reduction in Richmond during the mid-2010s and became a national model for effective policing can no longer be maintained, according to public safety officials and...
Contra Costa Fire seeks applicants for firefighter, paramedic recruits

San Pablo: Fireworks suspected cause of apartment balcony blaze

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of setting off fireworks that caused a fire on an apartment balcony in San Pablo, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire). Con...
Arrests made in violent San Pablo home invasion robbery

Arrests made in violent San Pablo home invasion robbery

Two suspects have been arrested and a third suspect is being sought in connection with a violent home invasion robbery in San Pablo last month. On the morning of Wednesday, May 12, two men armed...
Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

Chocolate maker plans to relocate from Oakland to Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau If an East Bay chocolate company’s sweet deal goes through, it plans to move to Richmond this summer. Corocao Confections—an Oakland-based chocolate manufacturing company that crafts small-batch, hand-made, vegan chocolate bars, truffles, candy...

San Pablo police release video of armed robbery at restaurant

San Pablo police hope members of the public will help them identify a gun-toting robbery suspect seen in newly-released video footage. At 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, an employee of Taqueria El Mezcal at...
1-year-old fatally struck by car in Richmond identified

Emeryville man fatally shot in Richmond

A 37-year-old Emeryville was fatally shot in the 3000 block of Shane Drive in Richmond, police said. About 12:25 p.m., police received a ShotSpotter gunshot detection activation in the 3000 block of Shane Drive and...
San Pablo police awarded OTS grant to improve traffic safety

Richmond man, 19, arrested for gunpoint robbery in San Pablo

A 19-year-old Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a gunpoint robbery Tuesday at a San Pablo restaurant. On Tuesday afternoon, an employee of the unnamed restaurant had returned from the bank and was...

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State law aims to support students who struggled academically during pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau As the first day of school approaches Monday, Aug. 16, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst...
AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit service changes starting Aug. 8

One week after BART expanded services amid pandemic reopenings, AC Transit plans to increase bus services starting Aug. 8. Transbay service levels will increase, including...
Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is set to join communities throughout the nation on Tuesday in celebrating National Night Out (NNO) with events throughout the city....