Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Richmond

County to hold 5 prescription drug take back events on Saturday

Apparent suicide under investigation at West County Detention Facility

An Antioch man in custody at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond apparently committed suicide on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 6:15 p.m., a deputy sheriff escorted a...

44-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond

A 44-year-old man was fatally shot in the 900 block of 9th Street Friday night, police said. Officers responded to the area following a ShotSpotter activation of 20 rounds at 6:51 p.m. and found Joe...
Golden State Model Railroad Museum to remain closed for rest of 2020

Golden State Model Railroad Museum to remain closed for rest of 2020

The Golden State Model Railroad Museum in Richmond announced today that it will remain closed for the rest of the year "due to the ongoing uncertainty related to COVID-19 and the fact that we...
Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

Halloween happenings reinvented amid COVID scare

By Kathy Chouteau and Mike Kinney With the pandemic poised to cast a long and scary shadow this Halloween—coupled with an advisory from Contra Costa County health officials to forego trick-or-treating, haunted houses and large...
Richmond: 4 DUI arrests, 74 citations during sobriety checkpoint

Richmond police buckle down on traffic safety

By Kathy Chouteau Recent traffic statistics in the city of Richmond are sobering. Between 2017-2018, injury collisions in Richmond increased by 13 percent, alcohol-related collisions increased by 18 percent, hit-and-run collision injuries increased by...

Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival goes virtual Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau A popular Richmond event has been reimagined this year as the “Virtual Spirit & Soul Festival” and will be streaming live on social media in what organizers are calling a groundbreaking event....
Confident Catwalk returns to empower women to walk in their purpose

Confident Catwalk returns to empower local women

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules’ based TLC Coaching and Consulting LLC is hosting its 2nd Annual Confident Catwalk Saturday, Nov. 21 at 12 p.m. The free, virtual event has a singular aim: to empower women. Event founder...

Nearly 30 rounds fired, 1 injured in Iron Triangle shooting

The ShotSpotter gunshot detection system alerted Richmond police to nearly 30 rounds being fired within a block area of the Iron Triangle neighborhood early Saturday. At 2:39 a.m., police responded to ShotSpotter activations reporting five...
CoBiz Richmond 'Great Diversity Series' spotlights trailblazers

CoBiz Richmond ‘Great Diversity Series’ spotlights trailblazers

Michael Starghill, a Houston-based commercial and editorial photographer specializing in portraiture, sports and documentary photography, is set to tell his story at CoBiz Richmond's new "Great Diversity Series" on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at noon. Starghill...
Halloween drive-in in Richmond to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

Richmond: Halloween event to feature drag artists, aerialists and ninjas

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Traverse Fitness will play home to a three-hour, supernatural spectacular Oct. 30 and 31, when Princess SF and Skyhigh Odditorium present the “Halloween Drive-In,” featuring performances by drag artists, aerialists, ninjas...

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Call for artists for large-scale commissions at Hacienda project

Call for artists for large-scale commissions at Hacienda project

By Kathy Chouteau Mercy Housing and the Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) are calling out to professional artists in the nine Bay Area counties respond...
Community mourns passing of GRIP head chef Pesa Laulea

Community mourns passing of GRIP head cook Pesa Laulea

By Mike Kinney Pesa Laulea loved the soul classics. While on duty as head cook of the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP), which provides shelter...
Richmond Fire Department to hold recruitment open house

Vegetation fire burns 4.5 acres near Parchester Village

A vegetation fire burned about 4.5 acres near the Parchester Village neighborhood and Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Sunday night, according to fire officials. Thirty-six firefighters...