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County offers 'Rosie' opportunity for wedding ceremony on Richmond waterfront

Spots left for ‘Rosie’ waterfront weddings in Richmond

The Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Division is set to marry couples at the scenic Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Historic Park on the Richmond waterfront as part of its "Destination Weddings" program. Spots are still available...
Evolving Bridge Storage and ArtSpace to launch co-working space

R&R Coffee set to move into Bridge Storage and Artspace

R&R Coffee's stint serving local coffee and bites at The Shops at Hilltop has come to an end. Good news? The well-liked company has found a new home. The business that was launched by Phillip...
Richmond mayor provides update on incoming city manager

Richmond mayor provides update on incoming city manager

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt (this article first appeared in the mayor's e-forum newsletter), At the end of today, Aug. 31, 2018, City Manager Bill Lindsay will quietly slip out of City Hall, ending 13...

Richmond resident’s estate gifts $835,000 to Contra Costa College Foundation

A recent $835,000 gift from the estate of Geraldine M. Packard will help more students re-enter Contra Costa College for a second chance to successfully complete a degree program. The Contra Costa College Foundation recently...
Shops at Hilltop to host town hall for council, mayoral candidates

The Shops at Hilltop to host town hall for council, mayoral candidates

The Shops at Hilltop is hosting a town hall for Richmond mayoral and City Council candidates on Thursday, Aug. 30. The event will occur in Center Court from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There are...

Maya Taqueria serves up kitchen table-style experience

By Kathy Chouteau There’s a new Taqueria in town, and if our recent meal from there is any indication, you should consider sampling its tasty selections pronto. Tucked away in a little spot at 130 Railroad...
Richmond High set to open pathway program for recent immigrant students

Richmond High to open pathway program for immigrant students

Richmond High School is set to unveil the opening of its "Internationals Academy" on Thursday, which is described as "an academic pathway to college and English fluency for newcomer students." The program, a partnership between...
Richmond native becoming prolific published author in retirement

Richmond native becoming prolific author in retirement

By Zoe Jennings For Dr. Velma Bagby, retirement from a demanding career was the start of a new chapter. A lot of new chapters, in fact. The Richmond native and former deputy division chief and employment administrator...
On September 5, 2018 at 5:30 PM, Oakland PD advised they were following three wanted suspects in a car near the Shops at Hilltop. RPD officers responded to assist and the suspects dropped two firearms as they ran into the mall. The mall was locked down with the assistance of Oakland PD, the CCC Office of the Sheriff, and the CA Highway Patrol. One of the suspects was arrested without incident as he was exiting the mall and two other suspects were hiding and apprehended with a police canine.

Three suspects arrested following the Shops at Hilltop lockdown

Three suspects who ran into the Shops at Hilltop while fleeing police Wednesday night, leading to a lock-down of the mall, were arrested, police said. The incident unfolded about 5:30 p.m. when Oakland police advised...
RPD offering $10,000 rewards for info in April homicides

RPD offering $10,000 rewards for info into April homicides

The Richmond Police Department is offering $10,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest and charging of those responsible for two homicides in April. A fatal shooting claimed the life of Mark Henderson II on April...

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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...