Friday, February 28, 2020

Richmond

Richmond seeks to build Transitional Village for homeless

Richmond plans to create transitional village for homeless

By Kathy Chouteau A 5.9-acre, triangular-shaped parcel near Richmond Parkway could soon become a "managed transitional village" where homeless individuals can reside and be connected to services and resources. On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council unanimously...
Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

The Richmond Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charges of those responsible for fatally shooting Richard Doss III in June 2018. The homicide occurred June 24, 2018...
Richmond mayor touts economic progress, crime reduction in State of the City

Richmond mayor touts economy, crime reduction in State of the City

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s financial condition remains stable due to a still-hot economy and greater fiscal discipline, unemployment in the city has reached its lowest point in history, crime has largely continued its downward trend,...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

$12.7M in state grants to significantly enhance two Richmond parks

Two Richmond parks are set to be significantly enhanced via a combined $12.7 million in Prop. 68 grants, the California Department of Parks and Recreation announced on Tuesday. Of those funds, $8.5 million will be...
Dewey Crumpler’s ‘shipping container’ work coming to Richmond Art Center

Dewey Crumpler’s ‘shipping container’ work coming to Richmond Art Center

By Kathy Chouteau In a Bay Area first, the Richmond Art Center (RAC) will feature “Dewey Crumpler: Crossings, an exhibition examining the inventive power of the artist’s shipping container work. The exhibition runs in the RAC's...
Richmond beekeeper harvests nature’s gold

Richmond beekeeper harvests nature’s gold

By Kathy Chouteau Catherine Edwards has been a beekeeper ever since moving to the city a decade ago. The owner of Richmond Gold Honey said her love of bees is rooted in her childhood in...
Listen up! Radio station launches on 23rd St. in Richmond

Listen up! Internet radio station launches on Richmond’s 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Hundreds of people pass by it every day, but few may realize that a radio station operates on 23rd Street in Richmond.The Spanish-language Radio SOL 98.1 launched in September last year inside...
16-year-old shot, injured in Richmond Monday night

16-year-old shot, injured in Richmond Monday night

A 16-year-old was in serious but stable condition at a trauma center following a shooting in the parking lot of a Richmond gas station at 38th Street and Cutting Boulevard on Monday night, police...
Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

Kennedy High star TE Jermaine Terry commits to Cal

He had two dozen offers from some of the best football colleges in the country. In the end, Jermaine Terry II, a star as both an athlete and student at Kennedy High, opted to...
Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

Richmond community gathers to mourn 4-year-old Heitor

By Mike Kinney Dozens of solemn community members gathered on Coalinga Avenue in Richmond today to comfort a grieving family. The vigil was held in memory of 4-year-old Heitor, who was fatally struck in what police...

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WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...