Friday, November 27, 2020

Richmond

WWII-era enhancements help return Red Oak Victory to former glory

WWII-era enhancements help return Red Oak Victory to former glory

By Kathy Chouteau Last Thursday, an early-morning operation aimed to return Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship to its previous WWII-era state. Just in time for Veterans Day, the major lifting operation performed by Maggiore & Ghilotti...
Clark Griswold might like Bay Area's holiday public health recommendations

New COVID health recommendations may benefit Clark Griswold

Decorating your house and yard (within reason) is encouraged. Unplanned visits by Cousin Eddie? Not recommended. Clark Griswold, the central character in National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, might actually appreciate these new Bay Area public health...
Chevron Richmond donates $30K to WCCUSD distance learning initiatives

Chevron and Oakland A’s provide $30k technology grant to WCCUSD

By Kathy Chouteau Apple iPads and data plans are headed to Stege Elementary thanks to a $30,000 donation by Chevron and the Oakland A's Community Fund to support distance learning in the West Contra...
MADD recognizes Richmond police officers for traffic safety efforts

MADD recognizes Richmond police officers for traffic safety efforts

By Kathy Chouteau Three of Richmond Police Department’s (RPD) finest have been honored with awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to ending drunk driving and other related initiatives. The honors were...
Red Cross’ Diversity-Community Blood Drive set for Richmond

Red Cross’ Diversity-Community Blood Drive set for Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau  The American Red Cross is teaming up with the City of Richmond Tues., Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to host a “Diversity-Community Blood Drive” aimed at meeting urgent demand...

Richmond police identify homicide victim as T’Shawn Richard, 25

The victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond Thursday afternoon has been identified by police as 25-year-old T'Shawn Richard, a Richmond resident. Just before 3 p.m., police responded to a call about a fight in...

Fatal shooting on Barrett Avenue in Richmond

A person was fatally shot in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue this afternoon, police said. Just before 3 p.m., officers responded to a report of a fight in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue,...
Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Department responded to a commercial burglary in the early morning hours of Thursday at the Exclusive Shoes store, 4926 McBryde Ave. in Richmond. At 12:01 a.m., a store representative—who had...
West Contra Costa COVID-19 mass testing event aims to slow spread

West Contra Costa COVID-19 mass testing event aims to slow spread

A mass COVID-19 testing event happening in San Pablo Saturday aims to slow the spread of the virus in hard-hit West County neighborhoods. San Pablo has the highest number of per-capita COVID-19 cases adjusted for...

Rep. Thompson to keynote Contra Costa board’s veterans celebration

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will conduct its annual honoring of veterans with a virtual celebration featuring keynote speaker Congressman Mike Thompson -- a Vietnam Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, on Tuesday,...

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BART: Track replacement project ongoing near Richmond Station

BART has begun work on replacing nearly 50-year-old trackway components next to Richmond Station, a project that will lead to track closures at the...
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Museum art program takes students on virtual trip around the world

By Kathy Chouteu This December, local students can take a virtual trip around the world to experience how different cultures celebrate the holidays, followed by...
Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

Fire Wings to open soon in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Fire Wings restaurants are popping up all over Northern California and beyond. One is soon coming to Pinole. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed...