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Parchester Village entrance gets love thanks to community effort

Parchester Village entrance beautified thanks to community effort

Have you passed through Parchester Village recently? If so, you may have noticed an extension to a gorgeous mural, landscaping, and more enhancements to the neighborhood's entrance. That's thanks to a host of volunteers, including local...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent poor air quality caused by smoke from the devastating Camp...
Richmond man arrested following pursuit

Richmond man arrested following pursuit

A Richmond man was arrested after leading police on a pursuit down westbound Interstate Highway 80 on Tuesday morning. The incident unfolded in Hercules, when a police officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop on a...
Richmond father stabbed while leaving home

Richmond father stabbed while leaving home

By Kathy Chouteau An online fundraiser has been launched to support the family of a Richmond father of two children who was brutally stabbed on Friday, Nov. 9, while on his way to pick his...
Ways to give thanks this Thanksgiving

5 ways to give thanks this Thanksgiving

By Kathy Chouteau With Thanksgiving season upon us, there’s no time like the present to show off your attitude of gratitude and give thanks for all that’s good in your world. As luck would have...
NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

NIAD Art Center board appoints new executive director

The NIAD Art Center's Board of Directors appointed Amanda Eicher as the Richmond art studio's new executive director effective Dec. 3.   Eicher has more than two decades of experience in the nonprofit and arts fields...
Teachers union calls for school closures due to Camp Fire smoke

Teachers union calls for school closures due to Camp Fire smoke

West Contra Costa Unified (WCCUSD) schools remained open Tuesday despite a request by its teachers union Monday to close them until the air quality improves. After the fast-moving, devastating Camp Fire in Butte County began...
Expanded express bus service proposed for West County

Expanded express bus service proposed for West County

West County commuters are being asked for their input on a plan to expand express bus service in the region. Despite hair-pulling congestion on Interstate Highway 80, there is currently no direct express bus service...
After gas main break, police discover illegal Hilltop Village pot grow

Gas main break leads to discovery of illegal pot grow

A gas main break in the Hilltop Village neighborhood led local authorities to an illegal marijuana grow operation with about 690 plants, according to the Richmond Police Department. The incident occurred Saturday about at 4:38...
Arts in Point Richmond announces restaurant exhibition

Arts in Point Richmond announces restaurant exhibition

Diners at El Sol Mexican Restaurant in Point Richmond are being treated to both food and an art exhibition. Through Feb. 5, Arts of Point Richmond is presenting paintings by Shelby Sampson at the restaurant...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...