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Video! Time-lapse of mural created at Richmond Senior Center

The Create Peace Project, an organization founded by Ross Holzman in 2008 that aims to promote peace through the creative arts, shared a neat time-lapse video of its project this year to create the...
Arrest made in Oct. 31 fatal shooting in Richmond

Arrest made in Oct. 31 fatal shooting in Richmond

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed Jamaa Anderson on Oct. 31 in Richmond, police said. Thadeus Colley has been charged in connection with the incident, which occurred in the...

Heavy smoke from Camp Fire prompts Spare the Air alert

Heavy smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County has caused hazy conditions, especially in the North and East Bay, prompting a Winter Spare the Air Alert today. "Burning wood, including manufactured fire logs or...

Four-way stops recommended for S. 55th, and Garvin/38th

Residents weary of speeding on South 55th Street may soon get some traffic calming solutions. Two intersections along South 55th Street, at Highland Avenue and Mariposa Street, are being recommended by city of Richmond staff...
Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

Volunteers encouraged to plant trees at Wendell Park this Sunday

UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the poor air quality resulting from the Camp Fire. Planting season is here, and that means tree planting events in Richmond. Volunteers are encouraged to join the nonprofit...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police search for suspects in attempted carjacking

Richmond police are searching for suspects in connection with an attempted carjacking that occurred at 24th Street and Esmond Avenue in Richmond on Tuesday. The incident was reported to police just after 8 p.m. when...

9th Annual Native American Pow-Wow set for RPAL gym

The community is invited to attend the always fun 9th Annual Richmond Native American Pow-Wow Saturday, Nov. 17. Sponsored by the City of Richmond and Nunez Tattoo, the event is set to occur from 10...
Richmond parks and open spaces won big in this election

Richmond parks and open spaces win big in election

Richmond's nearby parks and open spaces won big in the Tuesday's election. Measure FF, which renews an East Bay Regional Park District parcel tax that is set to expire, called Measure CC, received a whopping...
Police: Suspect says he fired pistol to mourn brother's loss

Police: Suspect says he fired pistol to mourn brother’s loss

One person was arrested on suspicion of shooting off firearm in the Iron Triangle neighborhood on Monday -- and he wasn't firing at anyone, but rather shooting his gun as a way to mourn...

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt wins reelection

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt retained his elected post, cruising past Melvin Willis, a first-term Richmond councilmember and member of the Richmond Progressive Alliance, with 57.49-percent of the vote. Mayor Butt, who previously to becoming mayor...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent...