Monday, April 22, 2019

Richmond

License plate reader technology pitched for Richmond BART parking areas

License plate reader system eyed for Richmond BART parking areas

Richmond BART Station and also El Cerrito del Norte Station have made a list of stations being considered to receive Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) systems aimed at cracking down on crimes such as auto...
RYSE Center's first multimedia showcase set for Aug. 3-4

RYSE invites community to ‘Be A Kid’ fundraiser Friday

"Glow the Funk Up."  That's the theme for this year's "Be A Kid" event, a fun 21-and-over "happy-style" fundraiser for the RYSE youth center. The party kicks off this Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m....

Harbour-8 Park improvements get nod from city staff

City staff is recommending moving forward with Pogo Park's planned improvements to Harbour 8 Park on the Richmond Greenway, located at Harbour Way South north of Ohio Avenue and south of Chanslor Avenue. The proposed...
Richmond to hold free, one-day household hazardous waste collection event

Residents can dispose of hazardous waste for free this Saturday

West County residents are encouraged to take advantage of a free, one-day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event this Saturday, April 13, in Hercules. Residents of Richmond, El Sobrante, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, El Cerrito and...

Person fatally struck by train at BART El Cerrito del Norte Station

A person was fatally struck by a train at the BART El Cerrito del Norte Station Monday morning, leading to temporary closure of the station as well as the Richmond station, according to BART. The...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Resident falsely reports stabbing to get swift police response to neighbor’s loud party

Richmond police responded to a report of a stabbing early Sunday, but learned the caller made up the story in order to get a quick response for a loud party at  his neighbor's house,...
Repeat DUI offender gets 135 years to life for fatal crash

El Cerrito homicide suspect detained at Richmond BART station

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with the March 30 killing of a man in El Cerrito. Michael Ray Hill was detained at the Richmond BART Station on Saturday and charged with murdering...

Local artist’s freestyle tribute to Nipsey Hussle

Richmond artist Ricky Antonio unveiled a solid tribute this week to Nipsey Hussle, the Southern California rap star and community advocate whose murder is being mourned nationwide. Antonio paid his respects through a freestyle to...

Concrete debris again falls from Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge “remains safe and open to the public,” according to Caltrans, despite the closure of eastbound lanes Friday due to another incident of concrete debris falling from the upper deck to...
Richmond's rap scene on the right track

Richmond’s rap scene on the right track

Michael "Doowop" Benjamin Jr. looks back with great fondness upon Richmond’s Southside neighborhood of the mid to late 1990s, recalling a strong sense of community in spite of the drugs and violence. Unlike today,...

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County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...