Monday, September 23, 2019

Richmond

Richmond Subway celebrates fresh new look

A Subway restaurant in Richmond has both a fresh new look and an inspiring owner. The sandwich restaurant at 15501 San Pablo Ave. is holding a two-day grand opening celebration this weekend. It’s the first Richmond-area...

Volunteers sought for Coastal Cleanup Day

It's that time of year when we all pitch in to beautify our coasts, creeks and trails.  Community volunteers are invited to join their neighbors in celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 21,...
St. David School invites community to hearty breakfast fundraiser

St. David School invites community to Fall Festival

Classic cars, an antique flee market, live entertainment, a petting zoo and Kettletopia kettle corn. They’re just some reasons we’ve fallen in love with the annual Fall Festival at St. David School. The free-admission festival...

2 stages to bring spirit and soul to downtown Richmond

Two entertainment stages will inject a healthy dose of spirit and soul along Macdonald Avenue in downtown Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 21. The 11th Annual Spirit & Soul Festival is set to enliven downtown with...

Former NFL player fatally shot at his grandmother’s house in Richmond

As a stunned community mourns, police are investigating the fatal shooting of a former NFL player at his grandmother's home in Richmond on Wednesday. Terrell Roberts, 38, who played defensive back with the Cincinnati Bengals...

Assassin’s Creed creator Ubisoft brings virtual museum to Kennedy High

Maxime Durant has spent a good part of his career working on the popular Assassin’s Creed series, but he’s not a computer programmer. He’s a historian who was tapped by game maker Ubisoft to...

Clearing blight on McBryde

By Mike Kinney A story about blight, can quite easily become one about a community coming together to solve problems. On Monday, as I was leaving a community meeting, I noticed next to the Richmond Hand...
Richmond police chief calls homicide clearance report misleading

Richmond police chief resigns

Richmond’s police chief resigned on Tuesday. Allwyn Brown informed Interim City Manager Steven Falk of his decision to resign one week after the police rank-and-file overwhelmingly voted no-confidence in his leadership. Richmond police Assistant Chief Bisa...

Contra Costa Animal Services offering reduced-cost adoptions

A backpack, school supplies, and a new pet? Contra Costa Animal Services is offering reduced cost adoptions for dogs and cats through Sept. 30 as part of a back to school special. “During this period, the...

Contra Costa Library unveils 5 new card designs

Contra Costa County Library has unveiled five new library card designs. Starting today, first time cardholders can choose among the new designs when signing up, and those who want to swap out their old card...

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WCWD announces four new executive hires

Four new executives were recently hired by West County Wastewater District (WCWD), which collects and treats wastewater,. The new hires, all of whom will start...

UPS seeks to expand, modernize Richmond distribution center

United Parcel Services (UPS) is looking to expand and modernize its distribution center at 1601 Atlas Road in Richmond. The Atlas Road site encompasses 63.3...