Monday, July 4, 2022

Richmond

Richmond auto dealers plead with City Council to reduce massive tax hike

Richmond auto dealers plead with Council to reduce massive tax hike

A new CBS News Bay Area report about a massive business tax increase in Richmond that threatens to drive businesses and jobs from the city is turning heads throughout the Bay Area. Starting July 1,...
Brooklyn and her sister are also highly active in the community. They've adopted families at Richmond Bay Area Rescue Mission and held kids events, such as a huge slime event and toy drive at a Barbershop on Macdonald Avenue last year. Brooklyn and her older sister saved over $2,000 of their own money to create the toy drive, and gave out toys to underserved kids for Christmas.

8-year-old Richmond artist soars in DJ Khaled competition; needs your votes

For 8-year-old Brooklyn Ivy, talent is not the issue. Right now, votes are what she needs. The Richmond resident is currently soaring in a national competition called Next Up hosted by DJ Khaled. Dubbed "the...
An unlicensed driver who "blew through the sign without stopping" near a San Pablo elementary school was arrested for charges including possession of a loaded shotgun, police said. A San Pablo police officer was conducting stop sign enforcement at an intersection when the vehicle allegedly ignored the stop sign. The driver was pulled over. "Upon running the license plate, our vigilant dispatcher advised that it was associated to a previous case where a loaded firearm was located inside," police said. A records check found the driver to be unlicensed. Given the circumstances, the officer searched the car and found a loaded shotgun hidden in the trunk, police said. "A records check of the serial number on the gun revealed it was reported stolen out of Tennessee," police said. No one was injured in the incident. The driver was transported to County Jail, police said.

San Pablo men killed in separate shootings during last week

Authorities are investigating recent fatal shootings that claimed the lives of two San Pablo men, including a homicide Saturday night in Richmond and a separate homicide on Tuesday, June 21, in North Richmond. On Saturday,...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement agencies throughout Contra Costa County, served five separate search warrants...

Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival makes triumphant return

Richmond's famous annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade & Festival returned to its pre-pandemic form today, albeit with a few new features that have made the celebration extra special. For one, the parade passed underneath the...
FLOTSAM! River Circus set to float near Richmond

FLOTSAM! River Circus to perform on Richmond shoreline

The FLOTSAM! River Circus is set to perform just off Richmond's shoreline on Wednesday, July 6. The troupe of musicians, circus artists and puppeteers traveling on a handmade raft will perform for free starting at...
Factory Bar launches mural project

Factory Bar launches mural project

By Mike Kinney The Factory Bar in Richmond is launching a mural project on its property that will feature the works of eight artists.  "Each artist will take one letter in the word 'Richmond' and they...
Richmond police seek public's help locating missing man

Richmond police seek public’s help locating missing man

Richmond police are asking for the public's help in finding 31-year-old Josue Fabian-Galdamez, who was last heard from on the morning of Monday, June 20, and may be suffering from mental distress. The Richmond resident's...
Richmond police patrol activity report: April 29-May 1

Richmond police patrol activity report: June 17-19

The Richmond Police Department regularly releases an overview of recent significant incidents its patrol officers responded to in the city. The segment is an overview and does not reflect the entirety of service calls...
North Richmond fulfilment center project to be ‘fastest in nation’ to achieve zero-emission truck fleet

North Richmond fulfillment center project to be ‘fastest in nation’ to achieve zero-emission truck...

Representatives of Contra Costa County, developer Scannell Properties Inc., Ironworkers Local 378, Overaa Construction and Chevron Richmond broke ground Wednesday on a cutting-edge fulfillment center project in North Richmond that will lead the nation...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...