Monday, May 10, 2021

Richmond

Effort underway to make bridge bike-ped path permanent

By Kathy Chouteau An upcoming online Bay Trail Confidential event will discuss efforts to make access to the Richmond San Rafael Bicycle and Pedestrian Path permanent. Set for Wed., May 5 from 7:30-8:30 p.m., the...
Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris returns to GRIP shelter where he once lived

Ahead of NFL draft, Najee Harris visits GRIP shelter where he once lived

By Brandon Mercer On Thursday night, an NFL team representative will come to the podium at the 2021 NFL Draft and announce they are selecting for their ranks a once homeless man who spent part...
Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to 80s themes roller-skate party

Soulful Softball Sunday invites community to 80s-themed roller-skate party

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday is inviting the community to a 1980s roller-skate party at Lucretia Edwards Park in Marina Bay on Sunday, May 2. The "skating experience" will begin at 3 p.m. and participants...
Construction kicks off on Richmond Wellness Trail

Construction kicks off on Richmond Wellness Trail

By Kathy Chouteau Construction of Phase 1 of the Richmond Wellness Trail project kicks off this week with the contractor performing exploratory potholing and surveying, according to Richmond City Manager Laura Snideman’s weekly report. No...
Richmond gets grant to help create equity-based cannabis economy

Richmond gets grant to help create equity-based cannabis economy

By Kathy Chouteau The City of Richmond has gotten some green in the form of a $75,000 GO-Biz Cannabis Equity Type-I Grant to create an equity-based cannabis economy in Richmond. With the funding, the City...
Richmond History Trivia Event to support local museum

Richmond History Trivia Event to support local museum

By Kathy Chouteau In a match made in history heaven, The Factory Bar will host a fundraiser on its outdoor patio for the Richmond Museum of History & Culture and Culture Thurs., May 6 from...
Council approves contract to restore Booker T. Anderson Community Center

Council approves contract to restore Booker T. Anderson center

A construction contract to restore the fire-damaged Booker T. Anderson Community Center was approved earlier this month by Richmond City Council, but city officials say it will likely be months before the center reopens...
Hilltop Mall

Prologis closes on Hilltop Mall acquisition, releases statement on plans

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, a logistics company, announced that it closed on its acquisition of Richmond’s Hilltop Mall today. According to Gergana Pomerantz, senior manager, public relations, Americas at Prologis, the following statement addresses the...
FAA abandons plan to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

FAA no longer plans to divert flight paths over Richmond, nearby cities

By Kathy Chouteau A proposed plan by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to divert flights off existing paths in the Oakland hills to fly over Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany and Berkeley has been abandoned, much...
Rosie the Riveter Park reopens with restrictions

Rosie the Riveter Park reopens with restrictions

By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park announced in a Facebook post April 21 that it has reopened during business hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The park’s...

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Red Flag Warning issued for North Bay and East Bay

Red Flag Warning issued for North Bay and East Bay

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for the North and East Bay, the first of the season, from tonight through Monday...
Free Junior Giants baseball & softball clinics this month; league starts in June

Free Junior Giants clinics this month; league starts in June

By Kathy Chouteau Know what’s even better than going out to the ball game? Playing in it! Local boys and girls ages 5-14 will have...
Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

By Kathy Chouteau An appointment is no longer necessary to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at county-run vaccination sites, according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS)....