Sunday, July 5, 2020

Richmond

Point Richmond call-in radio show lifts spirits during pandemic

Fundraiser launched for victim of DUI accident near Ferry Point tunnel

An online fundraiser has been launched to support the man who was seriously injured after being pinned between two parked vehicles as the result of a DUI crash near the Ferry Point tunnel in...
$10K reward offered for capture of Norvi Dzidzornu's killer

$10K reward offered for capture of Norvi Dzidzornu’s killer

The Richmond Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to identify Norvi Dzidzornu's killer. A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the suspect's arrest in the case. Dzidzornu, 37, was murdered...
East Brother Beer releases new lager with old-school roots

East Brother releases new lager with old-school roots

By Kathy Chouteau Although its taproom may be currently closed, East Brother Beer Company has been prolific about brewing new beer during the pandemic. Starting today, the Richmond brewery has released its newest beer, the Pre-Pro...
Fund boosts struggling undocumented residents amid pandemic

Fund aids struggling undocumented residents amid pandemic

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the pandemic, they're caring for children, providing day labor, working in food service roles and fulfilling many other essential jobs. But Contra Costa County's more than 77,500 undocumented immigrants, who make...
Contra Costa County postpones COVID-19 reopening timeline

Contra Costa may slow reopening plan due to COVID-19 case spike

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is set to announce Monday whether it will change its current reopening timeline following a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. "Any change to the timeline would immediately affect businesses and...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Passenger dies in fatal DUI crash in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A San Rafael woman died in a car accident in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Hilltop Drive in Richmond Thursday night, police said. Police responded to the solo-vehicle crash at 9:24...
By Mike Kinney

Woman injured in shooting near Richmond BART station

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman early Friday near the Richmond BART Station. At 1:09 a.m., police responded to the intersection of 16th Street and Macdonald Avenue on a report of...
Hot Rod Jukebox to play pop-up gig in Annex Friday

Hot Rod Jukebox to play pop-up gig in Annex Friday

By Kathy Chouteau If there’s one thing you can always count on, even during a pandemic, it’s that the music never stops. The Hot Rod Jukebox band is living proof of this statement, as its music...

Free COVID-19 testing coming to Kennedy High in Richmond

Free COVID-19 testing is coming to the Kennedy High School campus in Richmond from June 29 through August 16. Testing will occur Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 500 Building/County Health...
Helms Middle School redefining what it means to be a community school

Helms Middle School redefining what it means to be a community school

This story was originally published by GO Public Schools West Contra Costa. By Natalie Walchuk Back in Mexico she was called Zucy — by her family, her friends, and her teachers. But when she arrived...

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An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

By Mike Kinney Data isn't required to convince Richmond residents that illegal fireworks use ran rampant on July 4. They lit up the night sky...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...