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Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Two people have died as the result of shootings in Richmond since Friday, according to police and the Contra Costa County coroner's office. Kevin Peter, 30, of Pinole, died as a result of a shooting...
Richmond's Laner Electric Co. honored as California Small Business of the Year

Richmond’s Laner Electric Supply Co. named a California Small Business of the Year

Sandra Escalante's rise as a prominent small business owner in Richmond doesn't appear to have a peak. This summer, her company, Laner Electric Supply Co. at 1310 51st St., was honored in Sacramento as the...
Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Three shot and injured on 13th Street in Richmond Friday night

Three people were shot and injured in the 1000 block of 13th Street in Richmond on Friday night, police said. About 10 p.m., Richmond police responded to ShotSpotter gun detection activations in the area and...
Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

Most West County schools resume Monday, Aug. 20

  Here's a little education on when schools resume in West County. The first day of school for most West Contra Costa Unified School elementary, middle and high school students is Monday, Aug. 20. That's not so...
Downtown safety ambassadors assist in swift response to fire

Downtown safety ambassadors assist in swift response to fire

"All in a day's work." That was the start of a post on the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) Facebook page about how two alert Safety1st Neighborhood Ambassadors spotted a small grass fire this morning...
Volunteers sought! Richmond families to receive clothing, books and groceries

Volunteers sought! Richmond families to receive clothing, books and groceries

The Richmond Community Services Department is encouraging community members to volunteer at a charitable event on Saturday that will provide hundreds of local residents in need with new clothes, groceries, books and toys. Hosted by...
2017 Grammy-nominated band set for Point Richmond Music free concert

2017 Grammy-nominated band set for Point Richmond Music free concert

Grammy-Award winning bluegrass queen Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands is set to perform at the next edition of the free Point Richmond Music concert, which is set for Friday evening. Also performing is folk-rock-R&B-ska-world-fusion...
Beloved Richmond veterinarian retires

Beloved Richmond veterinarian retires

A giant in the pet owners community, Dr. Han, known as the exceptionally talented veterinarian and owner of the Richmond Veterinary Hospital on Macdonald Avenue, retired at the end of July. On Sunday afternoon, about...
What is Contra Costa County doing about pest control?

What is Contra Costa County doing about pest control?

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee This is the first in a series of articles about the County’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program and how the public can use similar tactics...
Richmond council places two tax measures on November ballot

Richmond council places two tax measures on November ballot

Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved placing two tax measures before voters on the November ballot: a proposal to increase the real estate transfer tax for city properties valued at over $1 million,...

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Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police release details on shooting that killed Vennysia Jackson

Richmond police have released details about the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Vennysia Jackson on Saturday. Just before 4 p.m., police officers responded to the intersection...
County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

County offers ‘Rosie’ opportunity for Richmond waterfront wedding

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront...
Richmond police to hold gun buyback event this Saturday

Gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center Plaza this Saturday

A unique gun buyback event set for Richmond Civic Center this Saturday, Aug. 18, will benefit the Robby Poblete Foundation, which plans to melt...