Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Richmond

Soulful Softball Sunday crew beautifies Nicholl Park

By Mike Kinney Whenever Nicholl Park in Richmond gets some tender loving care, there's a good chance Soulful Softball Sunday is coming soon. Soulful Softball Sunday is the award-winning, grassroots community gathering launched by community advocates...

Reminder! Richmond Ferry weekend service pilot starts Saturday

Anyone up for a ferry ride to downtown San Francisco this weekend? It's now possible. For the first time, a summer weekend ferry service pilot project is set to begin Saturday, Aug. 3. The trial...

Richmond Rosie turns 100

A longtime Richmond resident who turned 100 years old on July 26 is an original Rosie the Riveter, having worked at the Kaiser Shipyards during WWII. And to this day, she beat practically anyone in...

West County represents at Oakland A’s Native American Heritage Night

The Oakland Athletics on Tuesday celebrated Native American Heritage Night during its home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, and dozens of Native Americans from West County were there to represent. "Families travel from all over...

‘MythBusters’ host Adam Savage collaborates with Richmond Fab Lab

Kennedy High students recently collaborated on a project with Adam Savage, a special effects designer and fabricator known best as the former co-host of MythBusters. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11...

RPD urges use of exchange zone after FoodsCo parking lot robbery

A recent robbery in the parking lot of the FoodsCo at 1250 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is an example why residents should consider exchanging money for goods in the exchange zone at the Police...

Newest ‘Chopped’ champion to open BBQ pop-up at Shops at Hilltop

Oakland chef and restaurateur Rashad Armstead, who last week was crowned the Food Network’s newest Chopped Champion, is set to open a pop-up BBQ shop at the The Shops at Hilltop in Richmond starting...

Man arrested for sexual assault on woman exercising in Richmond

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault on a woman who was walking for exercise in Richmond earlier this month. And now Detectives are looking into the possibility that there may...
Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Rep. DeSaulnier to hold Richmond town hall on immigration

On Monday, Aug. 5, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will hold a town hall in Richmond on immigration. DeSaulnier plans to share what he witnessed during two visits to immigration detention facilities on the U.S. southern border. The...
Former Oakland city manager appointed as Richmond interim city manager

Former Oakland city manager appointed as Richmond interim city manager

By Mike Kinney  Henry L Gardner, a former city manager for Oakland who has advised dozens of cities and counties over several decades, was appointed as Richmond's interim city manger at a special council meeting...

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Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

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Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...