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Authorities investigate homicides in Richmond, El Sobrante

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Authorities are investigating two homicides in recent days, including the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Richmond man Friday and the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man in El Sobrante on Saturday. Richmond police responded to...

Richmond’s Alysa Liu youngest to win U.S. women’s figure skating title

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Richmond resident Alysa Liu, 13, became the youngest to win the women's U.S. Figure Skating Championships after defeating defending champion Bradie Tennell Friday night. And that's not the only record she broke. Liu was also...
Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

Republic Services to launch West County compost giveaway program

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Need compost for your garden? Republic Services is set to launch a new compost giveaway program for West Contra Costa residents. Starting Feb. 6 and each first Wednesday of the month thereafter, West County households can...
Richmond's annual Black History celebration set for Saturday

More details released about tomorrow’s big WCC Education Fair

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Forty West Contra Costa public schools, both district and charter, will be showcased along with resources from over 25 nonprofits at the first ever West Contra Costa Education Fair at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium...
Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

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A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon after police say she rammed her car into several vehicles in Richmond on Sunday. Officers responded at about 12:25 a.m....
East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer Co. offers $1 pints to federal employees

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East Brother Beer Co. has brewed beer to benefit wildfire victims, hosted fundraisers for a local holiday festival, and has also given thanks to local teachers. Now, the community-minded brewery has its focus on local...

Richmond Planning Commission approves RYSE expansion project

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A major renovation and expansion of the RYSE youth center in Richmond received unanimous approval from the city’s Planning Commission last week. The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit and design review permit for...
City invites residents to assess Richmond parks

Residents invited to workshop on improving Richmond parks

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Twenty-five parks in Richmond have been assessed and the results are in, leading to a community workshop at Nevin Community Center, 598 Nevin Ave., this Saturday, Jan. 26. The results from the workshop will be...
Harbour-8 Park: For the people, by the people

Harbour-8 Park: For the people, by the people

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Within two blocks of Harbour-8 Park, there are five schools serving about 2,500 kids. That’s quite a bit more than the new, evolving park along the Richmond Greenway near Harbour Way can handle –...

Richmond police seek help in Hilltop Lake Park homicide case

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Richmond police are seeking the public's help in solving a homicide at Hilltop Lake Park last year. On May 17, 2018, at 6:45 a.m., police responded to the park in the area behind the YMCA...

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Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

Richmond to plant 500 pollution-shielding trees along parkway

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond is about to get a lot greener thanks to $1 million in funding from the California Natural Resources Agency supporting the...
San Pablo appoints Capt. Brian Bubar as next police chief

San Pablo appoints city’s first Asian-American police chief

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Capt. Brian Bubar, a 21-year veteran of the San Pablo Police Deparment, will become the city's first Asian-American police chief since the city's incorporation...
Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

Sailing Goat to celebrate one year at Point San Pablo Harbor

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By Kathy Chouteau Sailing Goat, an outdoor eatery featuring wood fired pizzas and coastal cuisine at Point San Pablo Harbor, is celebrating its “One Year...