Sunday, January 16, 2022

Richmond

Fundraiser launched for beloved Richmond father, homicide victim

GoFundMe launched after father of four murdered in San Pablo

By Kathy Chouteau A GoFundMe has been launched to benefit the family of Hubert Taylor III, a 40-year-old Richmond father of four who was found fatally stabbed in San Pablo Tues., Dec. 14. The fundraiser, set...

Richmond man stabbed to death in San Pablo; arrest made

A 40-year-old Richmond man was found stabbed to death in San Pablo Tuesday morning, and a suspect is in custody in connection with the homicide, according to the San Pablo Police Department. Police responded to...

21-year-old man killed in hit-and-run collision in San Pablo; arrest made

A 21-year-old man was fatally struck by a car in San Pablo Friday night. The suspected driver has been arrested on charges of felony hit and run and vehicular manslaughter, according to the San...
Richmond student journalists honored with countywide awards

WCCUSD closing all schools for two days due to omicron impacts

All West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) schools will be closed Friday and Monday due to the surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the fast-spreading omicron variant. "In our district, we are seeing far...
El Sobrante Dollar Tree's chicken neighbors delight shoppers

El Sobrante Dollar Tree’s chicken neighbors delight shoppers

By Mike Kinney Customers that flock to the Dollar Tree store in El Sobrante for discounted items can also fetch a priceless interaction with a group of exotic chickens. Asian Bantam chickens that reside on the...
Richmond Furniture to close after 32 years

Richmond Furniture to close after more than three decades in business

By Mike Kinney Richmond Furniture, a family-owned business that became somewhat of a local landmark at Garvin and San Pablo avenues since opening in 1989, will permanently close at the end of the year. In an...

Victim of hit-and-run crash in San Pablo identified

The victim of a fatal hit-and-run collision in San Pablo on Friday night has been identified as 19-year-old Ruben Vasquez-Mendez, according to the Contra Costa County coroner's office. Officers responded to the area of Giant...
Driver spinning donuts in Richmond arrested for DUI

Driver spinning donuts in Richmond arrested for DUI

Richmond police arrested a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after the driver was allegedly seen spinning donuts at an intersection, police said. Just after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, a police...
Richmond forums aim to develop solutions to violent inter-city feuds

Richmond forums aim to develop solutions to violent inner-city feuds

By Mike Kinney In order to solve the problem of inner-city feuds that lead to violence among Richmond youth, whole-community solutions are needed, local advocates say. On Friday, the nonprofit Motivated 2 Help Others and the...

One DUI arrest after 1,950 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the 1,950 cars screened at a sobriety checkpoint in Richmond on Friday, just one person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to police. The grant-funded checkpoint took place Friday evening...

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Richmond Chamber set for first in-person mixer since start of pandemic

Stand-up comedy coming to The Factory

By Kathy Chouteau The Factory Bar is tickling Richmond’s funny bone via a new monthly live standup-comedy showcase called “Comedy at The Factory.” The first...
San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

San Pablo police release body cam footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting involving an armed man Wednesday, Dec. 15.  The Police...
Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

Richmond Art Center unveils trio of winter exhibitions

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has announced its Winter Exhibitions will encompass the 25th Anniversary of Art of the African Diaspora, the...