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NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

NIAD art exhibition evokes Richmond and its environs

By Kathy Chouteau A new collaborative exhibition went up at NIAD Art Center’s gallery this past weekend and it vibrantly evokes the participating artists’ memories of Richmond and its surrounding environs. The Collective Memory: NIAD exhibition...

Public invited to discuss 2nd phase of Central Ave project

Community members are encouraged to attend a discussion Thursday on the second phase of the Central Avenue at Interstate 80 Local Road Improvement Project, which aims to reduce traffic backups on the corridor. The meeting...

Dozens cited in pedestrian safety operation at Macdonald Ave., 15th St.

The Richmond Police Department recently issued 32 citations and made two DUI arrests during a pedestrian safety operation at Macdonald Avenue and 15th Street. The operation was planned after RPD received complaints from the community...
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Richmond raises Pan-African flag for Black History Month

Richmond celebrated its inaugural raising of the Pan-African RBG Flag on the main flagpole at City Hall today. The flag raising followed a proclamation recognizing Black History Month at the Richmond City Council on Tuesday. The...
Coroner's Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

Coroner’s Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

An inmate who died while in custody at the Martinez Detention Facility on Feb. 7, 2018 passed away from natural causes, according to the finding of a Coroner's Jury. David Lamarc Hubbard, 46, of San...
Pup Hut to change ownership in February

Pup Hut to change ownership in February

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a Richmond institution for more than 40 years, and soon it will have new owners. Pup Hut, identifiable far and wide by its fab retro design and touch-the-sky sign of a...
Competitors at Richmond chess tourney range in age from 6 to 78

Competitors at Richmond chess tourney range in age from 6 to 78

In what may be the city’s most age-diverse competition, 44 players spanning from ages 6 to 78 years old participated in the 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess Tournament in Richmond on Saturday. The...
The Richmond Public Library is launching a new and exciting product called Knowledge City!

Richmond Public Library launches new, free online training courses

The Richmond Public Library is launching new and free online training courses run by Knowledge City, according to Mayor Tom Butt. With over 13,000 online videos, Knowledge City offers timely online training in business, computer,...

No injuries in North Richmond garage fire today

All occupants escaped unharmed from a house fire in North Richmond today, according to Local 188, the union representing Richmond firefighters. The mid-afternoon fire sent firefighters to a home near 3rd Street and Chesley Avenue. "Within...
CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond invites community to grand reopening

CrossFit Cypher in Richmond recently moved into a new, spacious location and is holding a Grand Reopening and Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 2.  A free, beginner-friendly workout will begin at 9 a.m. in...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.