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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...
Art project will post large-scale video projections on Richmond Civic Center

Art project will post large-scale video projections on Richmond Civic Center

A series of large-scale video projections are coming to the Richmond Civic Center, one of 10 art projects recently approved for funding by the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. The city released descriptions of the...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

John Henry High ‘in good standing’ with WCCUSD

John Henry High is in compliance with its charter and in "good standing" with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, the district's superintendent stated in a letter last week to the California School...
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City officials warn drivers about construction at 37th and Macdonald

City officials are asking folks to drive with care on Macdonald Avenue at 37th Street, where pedestrian bulbouts are being constructed. The construction is causing lanes to shift at the intersection. The project is set...

Volunteers build ‘dream’ playground for Crescent Park kids

About 200 community volunteers banded together on Saturday to build a state-of-the-art playground for children at Crescent Park in Richmond. The effort was made possible by a KaBOOM! grant, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, to EAH...
Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID'd

Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID’d

The victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond on Thursday was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office today as 42-year-old Jamaa Anderson. Anderson, a Richmond resident, was found with a gunshot wound outside...
Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

Glamour names Betty Reid Soskin among 2018 Women of the Year

What does Richmond’s own Betty Reid Soskin have in common with Sen. Kamala Harris and celebrity artists Chrissy Teigen, Viola Davis, and Janelle Monae? They have all been named 2018 Women of the...
Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

by Mike Kinney The congregation at St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Richmond is cheering the reopening of its church sanctuary, which has been closed for close to a year after the discovery of sizeable cracks...
Local faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

Faith leaders show solidarity with Jews at Richmond synagogue

by Mike Kinney Multiple faith organizations in West Contra Costa County were represented at a solidarity Shabbat at Temple Beth Hillel on Friday — part of a national effort to support Jews in the wake...

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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...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
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...