Thursday, September 16, 2021

Richmond

East Brother Beer nets 6 nominations for ‘Best of Oakland & the East Bay’

East Brother Beer Co.'s brews have found themselves in illustrious company. East Brother Beer's Red IPA and Gold IPA appear alongside Drake's IPA and Denogginizer and Calicraft's Oaktown Brown in the final round of the...
Is there space for another mini storage biz in the Sante Fe neighborhood?

Is there space for another mini storage biz in the Santa Fe neighborhood?

There are six self-storage facilities located in and near the Santa Fe neighborhood. While some say one more is too many, others cite a need for additional mini storage given ongoing housing projects that...
Richmond 'Ferry to Bridge to Greenway Complete Streets Plan' unveiled

Richmond ‘Ferry to Bridge to Greenway Complete Streets Plan’ unveiled

A plan is underway to construct safe routes for bicycle and pedestrians connecting the Richmond Ferry, the Richmond Greenway and the planned Richmond-San Rafael multi-use path. The Trails for Richmond Action Committee announced today that...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

Richmond’s annual Black History Celebration set for Saturday

Praise dancing, spoken word, music and a panel discussion about the achievement gap facing black students in the local school district are among the activities set for Richmond's annual Black History Celebration. The annual celebration,...
Richmond post office officially renamed after Harold D. McCraw, Sr.

Richmond Main Post Office renaming ceremony set for Friday

This Friday, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is set to host a renaming ceremony for the Richmond Main Post Office. The ceremony, which will rename the storied post office at 1025...

Driver going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway arrested for DUI

A driver was arrested Monday after police clocked him going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway at Goodrick Avenue, police said. The officer who was at the intersection monitoring for...
Chevron Richmond donates $30K to WCCUSD distance learning initiatives

Community meeting to discuss ideas to improve Stege Elementary

Help West Contra Costa Unified School District "re-imagine" Richmond's Stege Elementary. Families are asked to join the district's Board of Education in a community conversation on ways to better...
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention. Volunteers are being sought to help clean the fields at...

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores. That includes the store at the Macdonald 80 Shopping...
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council is scheduled to vote on whether to...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...