Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Richmond

59-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond; suspect in custody

A 59-year-old man was fatally shot in Richmond on Saturday, and the suspect in his slaying was arrested two days later, police said. Police responded to the 4100 block of Florida Avenue just before 4...
Richmond Promise invites community to spooky virtual wine tasting fundraiser

Richmond Promise invites community to spooky virtual wine tasting fundraiser

A "spooky" virtual wine-tasting fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 29, will support an important effort to create a college-going and college-success culture in Richmond. The Richmond Promise Spooky Sips Virtual Wine Tasting celebration will take place...
El Cerrito High football coach placed on leave over controversial drill

El Cerrito High coach placed on leave over controversial football drill

El Cerrito High's head football coach has been placed on administrative leave after a 2019 video surfaced showing a controversial football drill, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video showed a...
Richmond Promise scholarship application period opens

Richmond Promise scholarship application period opens

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Promise, the community-wide college success initiative that looks to build a college graduating culture in Richmond, in part through scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Richmond and North Richmond and...
Point Richmond exhibit recalls Loma Prieta quake as anniversary approaches

Point Richmond photo exhibit recalls Loma Prieta quake as anniversary approaches

By Kathy Chouteau As the 32nd anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake approaches Oct. 17, a new exhibition by Point Richmond photographer Bob Colin is being unveiled featuring photos of that fateful day. The exhibition, on...
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Contra Costa supes declare COVID-19 misinformation a health crisis

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors today unanimously voted in favor of a resolution declaring COVID-19 misinformation an urgent public health crisis and directing County staff to take steps to combat it. County staff...
Vegetation fire burns 2 acres near Hilltop Drive

Vegetation fire burns 2 acres near Hilltop Drive

By Mike Kinney A wind-driven vegetation fire burned up about 2 acres between Hilltop Drive and eastbound Interstate 80 Monday night and took firefighters about 30 minutes to contain, fire officials said. Richmond Interim Fire Chief...
E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

E-40, Mike Norris set to throw first pitch at Soulful Softball Sunday

By Mike Kinney Soulful Softball Sunday returns to Nicholl Park in Richmond this Sunday, with rap legend E-40, an avid baseball fan, expected to throw out the first pitch along with former Oakland A's pitcher...
Richmond teacher fundraising to grow educational school garden

Richmond paraprofessional fundraising to expand educational school garden

A special education paraprofessional at Grant Elementary School in Richmond is fundraising to expand the school garden he started three years ago with help from his school site administrator. Marco Delgado says students get excited...
Hewlett Foundation grant program to benefit West County youth

Hewlett Foundation grant program to benefit West County youth

West Contra Costa youth are among the beneficiaries of a recent $17 million grant program launched by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to help nonprofit art organizations navigate the challenges of operating in...

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Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first...
Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Firefighters Local 188 recently reunited with a baby its members helped deliver last October, according to a post by the firefighters...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

Want to work for the City of San Pablo? Attend virtual hiring fair

A virtual hiring fair scheduled for this Wednesday aims to attract candidates for jobs working for the City of San Pablo, according to San...