Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

Richmond readies to celebrate National Night Out

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is set to join communities throughout the nation on Tuesday in celebrating National Night Out (NNO) with events throughout the city. Aside from fun activities, NNO annually celebrates community spirit and...
Bay Area health officials issue indoor mask mandate

Bay Area health officers issue indoor mask mandate

Starting Tuesday, wearing masks while in public indoor settings will be required regardless of vaccination status in seven Bay Area counties. In a joint statement today, the public health officers for the counties of Alameda,...
Richmond's iconic CJ's BBQ & Grill celebrated at anniversary gala

Richmond gala celebrates Charles Evans and CJ’s BBQ & Fish

By Mike Kinney Community members turned out Friday to celebrate milestones for two beloved Richmond staples: Chef Charles Evans, who has turned 75 years old, and his restaurant CJ's BBQ & Fish, which is celebrating...
Free pickleball clinics coming to Richmond this spring

Pickleball courts coming to Booker T. Anderson Park in Richmond

By Molly Myman The tennis courts at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. Park in Richmond are set to transition into multi-use courts that allow for both tennis and pickle ball. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council approved a...
Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

Bay Area Rescue Mission preps to distribute 1,000 free backpacks with supplies

The Bay Area Rescue Mission's annual backpack giveaway is set to provide local children in need with 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.  "Thanks to Chevron's contributions, we are able to supply a year’s worth...
SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond garage

SUV driven off 5th floor, crash-lands on 4th floor, of Kaiser Richmond parking garage

No one was seriously injured when an SUV drove off of the 5th floor of the Kaiser Richmond parking garage and crash-landed atop cars parked on the 4th floor on Wednesday morning, police said. The...
Online fundraiser launched to support Antoine Whittley's family

Online fundraiser launched to support Antoine Whittley’s family

By Molly Myman An online fundraiser aims to support the family of Antoine Whittley, whose body was recovered from the waters of San Pablo Bay near Point Pinole on July 22, about five months after...

Juan’s Gym nonprofit launching free anti-bullying classes

By Mike Kinney A Richmond boxing weight-trainer's new nonprofit will launch its free, 4-week anti-bullying course starting Wednesday, Aug. 4. Each month starting in August, four to six kids will receive free training at Juan Nunez's...
Richmond festival to celebrate late blues musician Jimmy McCracklin

Richmond festival to celebrate late blues musician Jimmy McCracklin

Richmond plans to celebrate what would be blues legend Jimmy McCracklin's 100th birthday in a big way next month. The North and Greater Richmond Blues Foundation, which works to support the blues community and shine...
CoBiz Richmond sponsoring training for web, app developers

CoBiz Richmond sponsoring training for future web, app developers

Interested in becoming a full stack developer? CoBiz Richmond is sponsoring a 9-month full stack developer program for five individuals via a sponsorship with Qwasar Silicon Valley, Canada College and Big Picture Anthems. The program prepares...

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Richmond museum fundraiser to support educational tours for youth

Richmond museum fundraiser to support educational tours for youth

By Molly Myman An online fundraiser seeks to support a Richmond Museum of History & Culture program that invites K-12 students to educator-guided tours of...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Two arrested following pursuit from Richmond to San Rafael

Two suspects fled a traffic stop in Richmond Monday and led police on a pursuit to San Rafael, but were eventually arrested after abandoning...
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State law aims to support students who struggled academically during pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau As the first day of school approaches Monday, Aug. 16, West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Chris Hurst...