Thursday, September 23, 2021

Richmond

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...

San Pablo mayor housing Camp Fire victims in donated motorhomes

As we reported last month, San Pablo's mayor has been fundraising to provide motorhomes for people who lost their homes in the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. Today, we learned Mayor Rich Kinney's "Motorhomes...
Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12-percent in 2018

Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12 percent in 2018

The good news? Crime was on a downward trend in Richmond in 2018, according to data provided by Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown. The not so good news? "Policing is a far less attractive field...
Richmond Promise launches workshops ahead of college financial aid deadlines

Richmond Promise workshops prep for college financial aid deadlines

With deadlines to apply for college financial aid fast-approaching, a Richmond program providing free scholarship money and support has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure every last high school senior from Richmond and North...
Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

Richmond girl, 9, joins Cal Bears water polo team

The University of California Berkeley Women’s Water Polo Team, one of the nation's best, has signed yet another top recruit -- and she happens to be a 9-year-old from Richmond. On Friday, a special Draft...

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WCCUSD arts mini-grants available from the Ed Fund

WCCUSD arts mini-grants available from the Ed Fund

By Kathy Chouteau The application period is open for the West Contra Costa’s Public Education Fund’s (the Ed Fund) Bradley Arts Mini-Grants. Applications are due...

BART reports fatality on tracks at Richmond Station

A person died on the tracks at the Richmond Station this morning, prompting the temporary closure of the station Thursday morning. "Police say there was...

Mobile vaccination clinic to roll into Barrett Terrace Plaza on Oct. 8

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging community members to take advantage of its mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic when it rolls into Barrett Terrace...