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Salesian coach Bill Mellis records 400th career win

Salesian coach Bill Mellis records 400th career win

Bill Mellis, head coach of the Salesian boys basketball team, recorded his 400th career win following the team's 88-37 result over Skyline High at the Albany Tip Off Classic on Saturday. Salesian has been "extremely...
Big storm expected to bring power outages, flooding; PG&E and National Weather Service offer tips

Big storm expected to bring power outages, flooding; schools to close

UPDATE: All schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will be closed on Thursday due to the severe storm forecast, district officials announced Wednesday. What follows is a statement from Pacific Gas...
A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with police to discuss his abuse.

Suspected Richmond pimp accused of abducting woman before she could talk to police

A suspected Richmond pimp is being charged with abducting a prostitute last month as she was headed to an interview with a police investigator to discuss his abuse, police said. Erick Ealy II, 24, of...
Washington Huskies names Travis Feeney Most Outstanding Special Teams Player after great season

Washington Huskies name Travis Feeney Most Outstanding Special Teams Player

Richmond native Travis Feeney won Most Outstanding Special Teams Player honors at the University of Washington football team’s postseason awards banquet, the school announced Sunday. The junior linebacker, who graduated from Pinole Valley High, "was...
East Bay MUD board approves 14-percent water surchage due to drought

East Bay MUD board approves 14-percent water surchage due to drought

Local water rates are set to increase by 14-percent in January -- a hike of about $4.30 per month for the average single family -- as a result of the drought. The East Bay Municipal...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Man struck and killed by BART train in Richmond Friday night

A man was struck and killed by a BART train in Richmond Friday after witnesses saw him head onto the trackway on his own, authorities said. The incident, which occurred about 4:30 p.m., closed the...
Stingy defense helps earn Salesian fourth NCS title in five years

Stingy defense helps Salesian win fourth NCS title in five years

Yet another dominant defensive performance helped Salesian earn its fourth North Coast Section title in the last five years on Friday. The Pride defeated St. Helena 14-7 in the championship game of the NCS Division...
Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Demonstration in Richmond draws hundreds, remains peaceful

A demonstration over the deaths of men at the hands of police on Tuesday has drawn about 250 people and is growing along Macdonald Avenue in Richmond, police said. The demonstration has remained peaceful, according...

Stunning photos of the Independence Day festivities at Craneway Pavilion

The Independence Day festivities at Craneway Pavilion Thursday night were simply stunning, and we have the pictures to prove it. Ultra-talented photographer Neville Guard captured gorgeous images that sum up an evening ignited by soaring...
Suspected burglar who was shot by Richmond homeowner has died

Man shot by Richmond homeowner during suspected burglary attempt has died

The man who was shot by a Richmond homeowner in what investigators were told was a burglary attempt Saturday night has died. Terrell Ruben, 42, of Richmond, was pronounced dead at John Muir Hospital on...

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Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg...

What you can do about ants in your home

By the Contra Costa County Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee Where you see one ant you are bound to see more. Their small size allows...

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...