Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Richmond

Richmond librarian calls for heightened security at main branch

Security should be heightened at the Richmond Public Library's Main Branch due to increasing incidents that are degrading public safety both in and around the facility, a staffer told City Council at Tuesday's meeting. Children's...

After many years without a hotel project, Richmond is reviewing two

In well over a decade, Richmond hasn't seen a single new hotel project in city limits, Lina Velasco, the city's Director of Planning and Building Services told City Council at its Nov. 19 meeting. But...

Food barrels at city sites taking donations till Dec. 20

Food barrels at 14 city sites across Richmond will accept donations through Dec. 20, with all donations benefiting the Bay Area Rescue Mission. The Community Services Department’s 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive collects non-perishable goods...

Ninja warrior-style fitness facility opens in Richmond

A ninja warrior-style fitness facility had a stealth-like opening in Richmond last month. But this weekend, Traverse Fitnes will make itself known, as the community is invited to a free open house Dec. 7-8 at...

Tacos El Tucan opens in former Pup Hut site

By Kathy Chouteau Grey clouds and a torrential downpour didn’t stop a large swell of locals from getting their tacos on at Tacos El Tucán on a recent Sunday afternoon. The eatery—which, according to owner Alfredo...
Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

RPD announces DUI checkpoint on Dec. 13

The Richmond Police Department has announced it will conduct a DUI checkpoint operation on Dec. 13. The checkpoint will occur on Richmond Parkway near W. Ohio Ave and is scheduled for the evening hours, police...

Richmond Art Center to hold annual holiday shopping experience

This holiday season, consider picking up custom-made gifts at the Richmond Art Center's 57th Annual Holiday Arts Festival, which is the largest community event and fundraiser for the art center. At the free festival, which...
East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

East Bay Soldiers launch fundraiser for family of slain teen

The East Bay Soldiers basketball program has launched a fundraiser to support the family of  17-year-old Jammarrei'a Frazier, a promising athlete whose life was cut short in a fatal shooting in front of a...

Free Selfies with Santa starts at the Shops at Hilltop

The Shops at Hilltop's Selfies with Santa feature starts today and runs every Saturday before Christmas. Selfies with Santa occurs from 1-4 p.m.
Richmond MetroPCS dealer set for annual Santa visit, gift giveway

Richmond MetroPCS dealer holding ‘aggressive’ Black Friday deals

Ehab Taha, the owner of the a Richmond MetroPCS dealer holds popular holiday events every year, has announced what he called "the most aggressive promotions" for Black Friday. Customers are offered these three cellphone models...

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Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

Richmond High e-bike program preps students for emerging industry

Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation...