Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Richmond

CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Pedestrian fatality leads to lane closures on EB-580

The California Highway Patrol closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 following a fatal collision this morning. A female pedestrian was reportedly struck multiple times in the eastbound lanes just west of Cutting Boulevard...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

Richmond reverend wins prestigious Jefferson Award

Longtime Richmond activist Rev. Andre Shumake Sr. has received the prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service for his leadership in an after-school program that is reportedly helping to close the achievement gap for African...

Man arrested for sexual assault on woman exercising in Richmond

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault on a woman who was walking for exercise in Richmond earlier this month. And now Detectives are looking into the possibility that there may...

Richmond council votes in favor of litter fee

Garbage collection rates are set to increase in Richmond next year after City Council on Tuesday approved a plan to raise about $1.3 million in annual revenue to address the city's vexing litter problem. The...
Craneway, Marina Bay Park set for July 3 fireworks, festivities

Craneway, Marina Bay Park set for July 3 fireworks, festivities

The annual Independence Day Eve fireworks show over the Bay is set to begin at 9:15 p.m. this Wednesday. And like every year, Marina Bay Park and Craneway Pavilion will become great places to watch...
Richmond roadside attractions

Richmond roadside attractions

By Kathy Chouteau One of the simple pleasures of summer is enjoying the roadside attractions that pop up along the way on a meandering road trip. Thankfully, cityfolk who may be staycationing this summer need...

Richmond council votes to terminate city manager

By Mike Kinney Richmond City Council voted to terminate City Manager Carlos Martinez at Tuesday's council meeting. In a 4-3 vote during closed session, Councilmembers Eduardo Martinez, Demnlus Johnson III, Nat Bates and Melvin Willis voted...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

50-year-old Oakley man fatally shot in Richmond

A 50-year-old Oakley man was fatally shot in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood on Friday, July 5. Richmond police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 6th Street and Ohio Avenue at...

Two drones, laptops stolen in Pt. Richmond window-smash burglary

An auto burglary in Point Richmond Wednesday night led to the theft of two drones, a camera and lenses, and two Apple laptops, police said. The burglary occurred about 10:40 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and...
City plans to install 4-way stop at 37th St., Center Avenue

Stop signs recommended at five Richmond intersections

Richmond city staff are proposing to install stop signs to enhance traffic safety at five city intersections. The proposals include adding two four-way stops at S. 2nd Street and Chanslor Avenue and at S. 2nd...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...