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2019 fatal shooting by Richmond police deemed lawful

No charges will be filed against Richmond police officers who fatally shot a man who had been trying to stab family members to death in 2019, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced...
San Pablo officers commended for handling of armed young person's mental health crisis

San Pablo officers commended for handling of armed young person’s mental health crisis

A San Pablo officer and a team of his colleagues received a Chief's Citation for their actions in responding to a volatile situation last month involving an armed young person suffering from a mental...
24 cited for using cellphone while driving during Richmond operation

24 cited for using cellphone while driving during Richmond operation

By Mike Kinney Two dozen citations were handed out for using a cellphone while driving during a distracted driver operation in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 15, police said. The operation, funded by the state's Office of...
Upset neighbor armed with rifle disrupts Richmond sideshow

Upset neighbor armed with rifle disrupts Richmond sideshow

An upset neighbor came armed to a sideshow in Richmond on Sunday, police said. At 5:40 p.m., police responded to the area of Santa Rita and May roads on a report of a sideshow involving...

Teenage restaurant employee struck by stray bullet in Richmond

A 16-year-old restaurant employee was struck by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting in Richmond Thursday night, police said. Just before 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4800 block of Valley View Road in...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50...
Police release video of suspect vehicle in North Richmond homicide

Police release video of suspect vehicle in North Richmond homicide

Richmond police released a video of the suspect vehicle connected to a double-shooting in North Richmond that claimed the life of 51-year-old Shedrick Lamar Williams, a beloved local baseball coach, on June 3. Police...
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Richmond man gets 27 years in prison for terrorizing Brentwood family

A Richmond man who terrorized a Brentwood family was sentenced to 27 years in state prison on Friday, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Back in 2014, Paul Simmons (Muscat) of Richmond...

Two people fatally shot in Richmond on Saturday

Two people were fatally shot in separate shootings in Richmond on Saturday, police said. At 9:37 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Macdonald Avenue on a report of  shooting and arrested a man...
Police release surveillance video of San Pablo shooting

Police release surveillance video footage of San Pablo shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released surveillance video from a drive-by shooting on San Pablo Dam Road on July 1 hoping the public will help identify and locate the vehicle and suspects...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...