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Richmond

Downtown Richmond’s ‘development not displacement’ project

For an idea of the level of importance being placed upon current development projects in downtown Richmond, check out the latest city-sponsored insert in the San Francisco Business Times. On its front page, the advertising...
Salesian invites families to open house Sunday

Salesian invites families to open house Sunday

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting families in the community to an Open House event this Sunday, Oct. 21. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and feature campus tours, informal Q&A sessions,...
Richmond police continue prostitution operations on 23rd Street

Richmond police continue prostitution stings on 23rd Street

The latest prostitution sting on 23rd Street yielded eight arrests of customers, five women and the rescue of two juvenile girls ages 15 and 17, police said today. The operation included a police pursuit that...
Richmond community activist Sims Thompson dies

Richmond community activist Sims Thompson dies

When Tim Higares joined the city of Richmond as the new code enforcement manager over 10 years ago, the first local resident he met was well-known local activist Sims Thompson, who would always refer...

S. 55th from Carlson to Potrero to close to traffic for paving

FYI drivers. From Oct. 22 to Oct. 25, S. 55th Street from Carlson Boulevard to Bayview Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions due to street paving, according to the City of...
WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

WCCUSD superintendent aims to double college readiness rate

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Matt Duffy today released his regular address to the district community that states the district's aim to double the percentage of students who are college and...
9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser set for this Saturday

9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser set for this Saturday

The community is invited to have fun for a good cause at the 9th Annual Picnic in the Point this Saturday, Oct. 20. The family-friendly festival will run from noon to 5 p.m. at Judge...

Arbor Day tree-planting set for Dirt World

Community members are encouraged to join an Arbor Day effort to plant trees at Richmond's new Dirt World, the first public bike park in the East Bay. As part of an effort to reforest Richmond,...
Volunteers sought for pre-Halloween cleanup of 23rd St.

Volunteers sought for pre-Halloween cleanup of 23rd St.

Know what would be a treat this Halloween? A sparkling clean 23rd Street. In advance of the popular 3rd Annual Trick or Treat on 23rd Street event on Oct. 31, which draws of hundreds of...
Richmond Museum of History to host free Dia de los Muertos celebration

Richmond museum to host free Dia de los Muertos celebration

The Richmond Museum of History is inviting the community to a Dia de los Muertos Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 27. The free event will feature music, storytelling and crafts for the whole family from noon...

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Picnic in the Point enjoys sun, fun and great music

by Mike Kinney The sun and music made the perfect pairing on Saturday at the 9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser at Judge G....
Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...

Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...