Thursday, September 23, 2021

Richmond

Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

A 17-year-old boy sustained several gunshot wounds and was hospitalized in critical condition in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Officers responded at 8:42 p.m. to the 300 block of 20th Street following activation of the...
who had a restraining order against him for prior domestic violence incidents

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...

Upcycling fest in Albany to feature Richmond’s artistic touch

By Kathy Chouteau An upcycling event happening this weekend in Albany is being powered, in part, by its Richmond organizer and a contingent of Richmond artists involved in it. The brainchild of Annex resident Katie...
Urban Tilth plants permanent roots with North Richmond land acquisition

Urban Tilth plants permanent roots with North Richmond land acquisition

By Kathy Chouteau Urban Tilth, a youth-led farm located in North Richmond, has just taken its spot as the city’s first permanent farm, according to the nonprofit. The news follows the Contra Costa County Board...
Inflatables, pony rides and fall fun return to Hilltop

Inflatables, pony rides and fall fun return to Hilltop

By Kathy Chouteau They’re baaack! ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins—a company that sets up temporary seasonal retail and entertainment spots—has reopened in Richmond just in time for the season of scary. Located...
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...
Study finds Richmond most diverse city in the U.S.

Study finds Richmond most diverse city in the U.S.

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area is the most diverse in the U.S., and guess which city is the most diverse in the Bay Area? Richmond, according to a new study by Finder. In identifying the...
Richmond mayor briefed by PG&E on cause of power outages

Richmond mayor briefed by PG&E on cause of power outages

Widespread outages that cut power to thousands of customers in San Pablo, Richmond and El Cerrito over the weekend were weather related, a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. official told Richmond Mayor Tom Butt....
Powering Richmond with clean energy

Powering Richmond with clean energy

By Kathy Chouteau Some Richmond community members may be unaware that there’s a giant solar farm – one of the Bay Area’s largest -- generating enough power for 3,900 homes right in their own backyard....

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BART reports fatality on tracks at Richmond Station

BART is reporting a fatality on the tracks at the Richmond Station, prompting the temporary closure of the station Thursday morning. "Police say there was...

Mobile vaccination clinic to roll into Barrett Terrace Plaza on Oct. 8

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging community members to take advantage of its mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic when it rolls into Barrett Terrace...
Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond icon Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday today by cutting the ribbon on...