Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Richmond

Gratitude abounds on Richmond’s 23rd Street corridor

By Mike Kinney The spirit of gratitude and giving permeated the 23rd Street corridor Thursday. After 150 bags filled with groceries were assembled on the corridor for distribution to day laborers at the Home Depot near...
Volunteers sought to help revitalize, beautify GRIP

Menbe’s Annual Day of Giving set for GRIP

Almost 500 people are expected to be served free Thanksgiving feasts at Menbe's Annual Day of Giving, which will take place Thanksgiving Day at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) center in Richmond. Service starts...

Richmond’s collaborative effort to monitor its air

What’s really in the air in Richmond and San Pablo? With help from over 100 new air monitors strategically being installed across Richmond – along with a mobile unit that tests for emissions while on...

Hundreds get ‘boxes of hope’ at Bay Area Rescue Mission

Thirty-seven years ago, John Anderson was a homeless cocaine addict in San Diego weighing just 130 pounds, and set to die young. He wandered into a rescue mission very much like the Richmond-based Bay...
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17-year-old fatally shot in front of North Richmond market

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in front of a North Richmond store late Tuesday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 11:25 a.m., sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call...

Driver crashes while evading traffic stop on Richmond Parkway

A speeding vehicle ran off the roadway on Richmond Parkway, struck a concrete curb and drove through a chain link fence on Tuesday -- all because the driver didn't want a speeding ticket, police...

Another successful Parchester Village Thanksgiving Feast

Cook the turkeys, and they will come. For the 14th straight year, Parchester Village community leaders held a Thanksgiving Feast for families in need, serving 223 meals on Saturday at the Parchester Village Community Center...

How to contribute to Richmond Fire & Police Holiday Program

Here's how you can help! The Richmond police and fire departments are calling for the community's assistance in donating to the 33rd Annual Richmond Fire & Police Holiday Program. The program provides toys, bicycles and food...
Driver killed in crash on I-580 in Richmond

CHP investigating two recent hit-and-run collisions on I-80

The California Highway Patrol is investigating two separate hit-and-run collisions on Interstate Highway 80, the first occurring Saturday and claiming the life of a bicyclist, and the second occurring Sunday and causing major injuries...

Girls Inc. to host fundraiser at Shops at Hilltop bookstore

Holiday shoppers can make a big impact in the lives of local girls -- and also fetch a gorgeous wreath -- at a fundraiser at the Multicultural Children's Bookstore in the Shops at Hilltop...

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Richmond High program preps students for emerging e-bike industry

Richmond High e-bike program preps students for emerging industry

Need an electric bike? Just call Richmond High students Sachneet Arora and Amritpal Singh. In just two hours, the juniors can log onto the...

Animal Services offering $5 adoptions Friday and Saturday

Can you offer holiday hope to homeless pets? Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will offer $5 adoptions for all animals on Friday, Dec. 13 and...

11 cannabis operators invited to apply to locate in unincorporated Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday invited 11 cannabis operators -- four proposing to operate storefront dispensaries and seven proposing cultivation...