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Richmond post office officially renamed after Harold D. McCraw, Sr.

Richmond post office officially renamed after Harold D. McCraw, Sr.

The renaming of the Nevin Avenue Post Office in Richmond to the “Harold D. McCraw, Sr., Post Office Building” has been signed into law, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced today. DeSaulnier authored the legislation to...
CAP program guides low-income Bay Area students to college success

CAP program guides low-income Bay Area students to college success

The college experience is intimidating for any student, let alone a student from a low-income upbringing in Richmond. For DeMario Brown, a student-athlete at California State University, Bakersfield, the college intimidation factor wasn't the consequence...
Man fatally struck by vehicle in Montalvin Manor neighborhood

Man fatally struck by vehicle in Montalvin Manor neighborhood

A 67-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle early this morning in the Montalvin Manor neighborhood in unincorporated Contra Costa County, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident occurred about 5:40 a.m. near...

Richmond’s Downtown Holiday Festival set for Wednesday, Dec. 12

If you've been downtown recently, you can easily tell it's the holiday season, with wreaths and snowflakes adorning the street lamps along Macdonald Avenue. That signals the coming of perhaps the best holiday event in...
Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

Richmond museum to open exhibit on hidden history of local Jews

As part of a national project by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., the Richmond Museum of History is launching a first-ever showcase of often hidden history of the local Jewish community,...

Richmond chamber invites community to annual holiday party

Here's a holiday party in Richmond that encourages community members to bring plenty of business cards. The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is set to close out the year with its annual Holiday Party on Dec....
East Bay Parks District warns about toxic mushrooms

East Bay Regional Parks District warns about toxic mushrooms

The East Bay Regional Parks District issued an advisory this week about toxic mushrooms in its parks system during the rainy season. Mushrooms emerge annually after the fall rains, and some contain dangerous toxins. Two...
Richmond entrepreneur giving back in a big way this holiday season

Richmond entrepreneur giving back in a big way this holiday season

Darrell Jobe had a difficult upbringing in Richmond, having been raised in a household impacted by drugs and abuse. And yet he has gone on to live a highly accomplished -- and far cooler...

Contra Costa County board votes to ban certain polystyrene products

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to implement a ban on certain polystyrene products, often called sytrofoam. After a six-month grace period, the new ordinance will prohibit any business in unincorporated Contra...
Adarius Pickett makes Pac-12 All-Conference and All-Academic teams

Adarius Pickett makes Pac-12 All-Conference and All-Academic teams

An El Cerrito High graduate from Richmond has made an elite list: The Pac-12 Football All-Conference Defensive Second Team. Safety Adarius Pickett, a UCLA senior, earned the honor after leading the Bruins in tackles this...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...