Thursday, August 5, 2021

Richmond

Shops at Hilltop grab-and-run suspects arrested

Four suspects were arrested Saturday on suspicion of committing at least one grab-and-run theft at Macy's at The Shops at Hilltop, police said. In fact, the suspects struck at the same time as a Richmond...
Ryan Coogler's 'Black Panther' nets historic Oscar nomination

Ryan Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ nets historic Oscar nomination

Black Panther, directed by Richmond and Oakland-raised Ryan Coogler, has become the first comic book movie to earn a best picture Oscar nomination on Tuesday. To view all Oscar nominees for 2019, go here. “While comic...
Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High band director wins emerging educator award

Richmond High's inspiring young band director won an emerging educator award this month from the California Music Education Association, a recognition that doesn't surprise his students or the school district in the least. Four years...

Volunteers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service

Back when he first began participating in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Richmond, the effort occurred in "one event, one place," Richmond Mayor Tom Butt said Monday. Not so...

3 Richmond firefighters to climb 69 floors in full gear for charity

Three Richmond firefighters are prepping to participate in a unique fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that involves climbing the stairs of the second tallest building west of the Mississippi in full...

Your guide to MLK Jr. Day of Service events in Richmond

The power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy shows itself in many ways across the nation, and one of those ways is through the hundreds of local community members who gather every year...
$3M litter solution for Meeker's Slough

$3M solution for Meeker Slough litter problem

The trash problem in Meeker Slough is set to have a $3 million solution. The Caltrans grant, which appears on the Richmond City Council agenda this coming Tuesday, will pay for the construction of two...
RPAL invites college-bound students to apply for scholarship

East Bay Soldiers invites youth to free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge

The East Bay Soldiers youth basketball program is inviting the community to a free Jr. NBA Skills Challenge for youth ages 10 to 13 this Sunday, Jan. 20. The event is set to take place...
Richmond police make arrest in 'Letgo' app robbery

Richmond police make arrest in ‘Letgo’ app robbery

Richmond police arrested a suspected robber who met his victim on the Letgo app, which allows users to buy and sell used items. A few days ago, the suspect and victim used Letgo to negotiate...
Atchison Park likely to be renamed 'Richard J. Boyd Park'

Atchison Park to be renamed ‘Richard J. Boyd Park’

Atchison Park is set to be renamed Richard J. Boyd Park, as neighborhood residents look to honor the community activist and organizer who died last year. The park renaming proposal was approved at Tuesday night's...

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Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

Junior Giants STEM Zone event launches field of future dreams

By Kathy Chouteau About 150 youth players from Richmond’s Junior Giants baseball, T-ball and softball teams gathered at Nicholl Park Tuesday afternoon for a STEM...
Mechanics Bank's no fee coin collection expands to Hilltop branch

Mechanics Bank relaunches no-fee collection drive for coins

By Kathy Chouteau Mechanics Bank has announced it is renewing its efforts to assist local businesses short on change by inviting community members to exchange...
Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

Richmond Art Center welcomes Roberto Martinez as new curator

By Molly Myman The Richmond Art Center recently announced the arrival of its new curator, Roberto Martinez. Martinez is described by the Art Center as an...