Monday, September 16, 2019

Richmond

Drivers cautioned about homeless encampments along I-580

A person suffered from second-degree burns on most of his body from a homeless encampment fire in the area of Interstate Highway 580 near Harbour Way South in Richmond on Tuesday, according to Richmond...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Richmond High teacher charged with unlawful sex with student

A Richmond High physical education teacher has been charged by prosecutors with multiple sex crimes related to an alleged sexual relationship with an underage student, police said today. Israel Ayala Lopez, 26, the school's P.E....

Guitars Not Guns strikes chord at San Pablo Library

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Near the end of an eight-week stretch of guitar lessons at San Pablo Library this summer, a group of 25 young students were quizzed on what they learned, and...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond High teacher arrested over relationship with underage student

A Richmond High teacher was arrested Monday night on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with an underage student, police said. The Richmond Police Department is not releasing many details about the active, ongoing investigation,...

Fundraiser launched for Richmond children who died in crash

A fundraiser has been launched to help a grieving family pay for funeral expenses after two Richmond children died in a car accident in Kern County on Saturday. Citlalli Contreras, 13, and Jesse Contreras, 10,...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond homicide victim identified as San Pablo resident

A man found fatally shot in a Richmond home early Thursday has been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office as 39-year-old Bruce Allen of San Pablo. Officers responded to the 500 block of...

Golf fundraiser at Richmond Country Club to support thesecondopinion

Organizers of thesecondopinion's 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser are inviting the community to tee off with them for a good cause at the Richmond Country Club. The golf tournament is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 8, from...

Richmond family says rental scam could leave them homeless

A young family of four in Richmond is warning the public about a rental scam and requesting assistance via an online GoFundMe page after they say they fell victim. Elizabeth Fuentes, a mother of two...

Soulful Softball Sunday honors legacy of Pumpsie Green

By Mike Kinney Some called it a record turnout for Soulful Softball Sunday. Organizers estimated roughly 2,500 local community members came to the annual grassroots gathering.  For a fifth year at Nicholl Park in Richmond,...

Richmond art project couldn’t be critical of Trump. It still was.

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents in recent days have been speaking their collective truths in a way the city had never seen before -- except when it comes to criticizing President Trump by name. A new...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...