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Richmond illegal marijuana grow house uncovered Wednesday

Richmond Fire Hazardous Materials team called to illegal grow house

An illegal marijuana grow house was uncovered in the area of 3rd Street and Macdonald Avenue Wednesday afternoon, leading to a response from the Richmond Fire Hazardous Materials team. RFD's Engine 67 responded to the...
RPD gets neighbor's help with roaming horses

RPD gets neighbor’s help with roaming horses

In terms of banding together to solve problems, the Richmond community doesn't horse around. On Wednesday morning, Richmond police officers responded to a call about two horses roaming the area of Sheldon Elementary School, located...
VIDEO: Crash blocks Harbour Way off-ramp for 45 minutes

VIDEO: Crash blocks Harbour Way off-ramp for 45 minutes

The off-ramp at Harbour Way on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond was closed for 45 minutes yesterday while crews removed this crashed truck from the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol, which shared...
Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

A new wine bar has opened near the Richmond waterfront, not far from the Rosie the Riveter Visitor's Center. Since 2017, Noel Diaz, owner of Purity Wine, has operated a winemaking cooperative at 1401 Marina...

Champion Kennedy High squad is about quality, not quantity

The Kennedy High girls varsity basketball team has just six players. In the last seven games, the Eagles roster was reduced to five due to injury – which of course has meant no substitutes. This...

Richmond BART tile replacement project to impact service

During three consecutive weekends starting Feb. 16, portions of the platform at the Richmond BART Station will be closed for a tiles replacement project. The construction will impact train service, leading to single-tracking, the...

Transforming lives, one bike at a time

By Mike Aldax, Mike Kinney and Rafael Lima On MLK Jr. Day in Richmond, 15-year-old Dynel Bailey set out on a search for local underserved kids who lacked a bicycle. His goal? Bring them over to...
Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

Arts of Point Richmond unveils new exhibits

To visit Point Richmond’s historic square is to walk through an art gallery. Not only will you find artwork in artist shops, they are also displayed in cafes, restaurants and even the Post Office. Arts...

Suspect charged in death of woman found outside Richmond church

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a woman found on the porch of a Richmond church on Thursday, Jan. 31, according to Bay City News, citing Contra...
RPD releases sketch of homicide suspect

RPD releases sketch of homicide suspect

Richmond police have released the sketch of a suspect in a shooting in December that claimed the life of 45-year-old Edgar Osbaldo Jocal Chay. The incident occurred at about 10:55 p.m., when Chay returned home...

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Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
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.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.