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About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Last call! Deadline for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship ends Friday

The deadline for West County high school seniors to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program is this week: all application packets must be received by Friday, Dec. 19. Four scholarships...
Richmond is the backdrop for a compelling new poetry video that tackles the subject of Type 2 diabetes in low-income communities.

Video! Richmond featured in compelling poetry video about type 2 diabetes

Richmond is the backdrop for a compelling new poetry video that tackles the subject of Type 2 diabetes in low-income communities. The gorgeously filmed and edited video features "Chocolate Smile," a poem from Marje Kilpatrick. The...
Point Richmond 60-unit condo project stalls due to building height spat

Shea Homes’ 60-unit condo project in Point Richmond faces crucial council vote Tuesday

A 60-unit condo project planned for the Point Richmond waterfront is facing an important vote at City Council Tuesday. Council is being asked to approve an environmental impact report for Shea Homes' long-planned Bottoms property...
'Pirates' arrested and coastal encampment dismantled in Richmond after boat burglary

‘Pirates’ arrested and coastal encampment dismantled in Richmond after boat burglary

A police bust in Richmond that could very well inspire a scene in the Pirates of the Caribbean films took place over the weekend following a hot-prowl burglary on a research vessel anchored...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Community View: Reader makes pitch for district elections in Richmond

By Charles T. Smith, a Richmond resident Richmond is again facing a serious financial deficit while the City Council distracts the public from their culpability by creating drama and uproar over unrelated issues such as...
Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Richmond police union miffed that Chief Magnus wore uniform at demonstration

We had heard rumblings that some cops were upset with Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus for joining a peaceful demonstration along Macdonald Avenue Tuesday, an act that gained national attention. Turns out that was true. On...
Three people injured in Richmond shooting Friday night; all expected to survive

Three people injured in Richmond shooting Friday night; all expected to survive

Three people were injured in a shooting near the Hilltop Mall area of Richmond Friday night, police said. The shooting occurred about 9:35 p.m. in the 3100 block of Southampton Court, where an argument ensued...
The Katie Couric show is scheduled to air its interview with JG Laurochette, who founded the Richmond nonprofit Mindful Life Project, on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Tune into Katie Couric’s show Tuesday for interview with founder of Richmond’s Mindful Life...

The Katie Couric show is scheduled to air its interview with JG Laurochette, who founded the Richmond nonprofit Mindful Life Project, on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The interview, which was taped in June, focuses on...

Richmond deputy chief reflects on demonstration that gained national attention

by Allwyn Brown, Deputy Chief Widespread media coverage and associated images documenting Chief Magnus and Richmond Police Department senior leaders’ presence at a recent peaceful assembly of community members along Macdonald Avenue in Richmond advancing...

Girls Inc. might be offering the only local camp for kids during the winter...

In what officials believe is the only local camp for kids being offered during the winter recess, Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County has announced its Winter Wonderland program. The camp for girls between...

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Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm...
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27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic draws locals

By Mike Kinney "Come and meet your neighbors" was this year's theme for the 27th Annual North & East Neighborhood Picnic. The potluck picnic took place...
The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave.

The Factory Bar gets planning commission nod

The Factory Bar received unanimous approval from the Richmond Planning Commission earlier this month to launch at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Ave. The...