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Richmond

Community invited to help install holiday lights at Hilltop park

The community is invited to the help decorate a Richmond park with holiday lights this Saturday. The Hilltop District Neighborhood Council is set to hold the 4th Annual Lights at the Park event from 1...
60-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond; two arrested

60-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond; two arrested

Juveniles ages 15 and 17 were arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in North Richmond on Friday, Nov. 30, that claimed the life of 60-year-old Castro Valley resident Raymond Vasquez, according to the...
Family Volunteer Day in Richmond set for Saturday

Family Volunteer Day in Richmond set for Saturday

Richmond residents are invited to Family Volunteer Day this Saturday, Dec. 8, to help clean up the community and learn how to build their own mini planter boxes. The event, which had been rescheduled due...

Richmond-based Tibetan association raises $7,236 for wildfire relief

Last week, the Richmond-based Tibetan Association of Northern California (TANC) presented Mayor Tom Butt with a $7,236 check to support California wildfire relief efforts. The money was raised at a community café fundraising event hosted...
County considers ban on polystyrene food and beverage containers

County considers ban on polystyrene food and beverage containers

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may decide Tuesday to join Richmond, San Pablo and dozens of other Bay Area jurisdictions in implementing a ban on polystyrene food and beverage containers. Often referred to...
4th Annual World AIDS Day prayer vigil in Richmond

Richmond Rainbow Pride holds prayer vigil on World AIDS Day

by Mike Kinney Over 30 members of the community united on a chilly Saturday night at Richmond Civic Center Plaza to commemorate the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Vigil. Held in remembrance of family and...

Richmond police encounter large sideshow at York/Chesley

Richmond police encountered a large sideshow involving about 50 vehicles and 100 people early this morning. The sideshow occurred at about 12:30 a.m. at York Street and Chesley Avenue, police said. "While officers attempted disperse the...

Fundraiser launched for family of 1-year-old Noah Cordier

A gofundme fundraiser was launched for the  family of Noah Cordier, the 1-year-old boy from Sacramento who was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Nov. 25. The child was struck by a vehicle...
Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

By Kathy Chouteau With its freshly painted, bright orange exterior, Taqueria La Bamba shines like a Mayan sun on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. On a recent lunchtime visit to the Mexican-El Salvadoran fusion eatery, The...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Hanukkah Celebration

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Hanukkah Celebration

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond is inviting the community to its annual Hanukkah Celebration from noon to 3 p.m.  The event will start with Beit Hillel Midrash students leading the congregation and guests in lighting...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...