Monday, November 11, 2019

Richmond

The Shops at Hilltop open pop-up children's bookstore

Richmond bookstore to host grand-reopening after relocation

The Multicultural Children's Bookstore is inviting the community to a grand reopening event on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to celebrate the store's relocation within The Shops at Hilltop. The popular local small business is now located...

16-year-old Lizambar Arteaga missing since Oct. 27

A worried family is pleading with the public to help find 16-year-old Lizambar Arteaga, a Richmond College Prep student from San Pablo who has been missing since Sunday, Oct. 27. Lizambar is Hispanic, 16 years...

Chevron Community Tour Day marks ‘historic’ moment for local environmental activist

For most community members, it was their first up-close look at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. But for Dr. Henry Clark, it marked a milestone in environmental justice. On Saturday, Oct. 19, hundreds of community members attended...

Nystrom Elementary temporarily locked down after suspect fleeing police enters campus

Nystrom Elementary was temporarily placed on lockdown today after a suspect fleeing police entered the campus, police said. Richmond police responded to the 900 block of Virginia Avenue on a report of a family disturbance...

Community steps up after theft of Richmond nonprofit’s tools

For the second time in six months on Sunday, the nonprofit Urban Tilth says its tool container on the Richmond Greenway was broken into and over $775 in tools and supplies were stolen. The good...

Richmond mosque expansion planned

The Islamic Society of West Contra Costa County's (ISWCCC) proposal to expand its Richmond mosque has received support from the local neighborhood council. Dr. Mohammed Anwanuzzaman, president of ISWCCC, is requesting city approval to construct...
Coroner's Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

Richmond man sentenced for sexually assaulting two minors

A 73-year-old Richmond man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison last week for sexually assaulting two girls under the age of 14 on multiple occasions from 2012 through 2015, according...

Mounting Richmond blight demoralizing for city staff: report

City staff say they're facing a disheartening uphill battle against blight. On Tuesday, the city's Department of Infrastructure Maintenance and Operations (DIMO) is set to deliver a report to City Council stating morale among staff...

Point Richmond Social Club hosts lively Dia De Los Muertos event

By Kathy Chouteau One might not expect a day celebrating the dead to be so lively, but that’s exactly what occurred on Saturday when the Point Richmond Social Club hosted its “Dia De Los Muertos”...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jada Saechao

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

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Assemblymember Wicks, Mayor Butt set for Richmond Chamber luncheon

The community is invited to the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's annual Meeting & Legislative Luncheon this Thursday, Nov. 14, which will feature Mayor Tom...