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Two Richmond, Calif. men were busted last weekend in connection with a major illegal cockfight on a Yolo County farm, authorities said.

Richmond men named in major cockfighting bust in Yolo County

Two Richmond, Calif. men were busted last weekend in connection with a cockfighting event on a Yolo County farm, authorities said. Miguel Angel Garcia, 51, and Jorge Gonzalez Garcia, 50, both of Richmond, were booked...
WCCUSD's 23rd Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Nystrom Elementary Friday

San Pablo school to host annual WCCUSD wellness event Wednesday

Time to get fit and full! On Wednesday, the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Food Services Department will host its 21st annual Nutrition, Health and Fitness Festival at Lake Elementary School in San Pablo. The...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Councilman Butt touts success of Marin Clean Energy in Richmond, WCCUSD

by Councilman Tom Butt (from the councilman's e-forum) The City of Richmond will save almost $60,000 in electricity costs in 2014 because its supplier is Marin Clean Energy.  And West Contra Costa Unified School District...
This week's West Contra Costa County Unified School District sports schedule was released Monday.

This week’s West Contra Costa Unified sports schedule

This week's West Contra Costa County Unified School District sports schedule was released Monday. Here's what's coming up: (click to expand image)
Richmond police and fire officials went to heartwarming lengths over the weekend to help a mentally disabled man return home.

Lost and disabled Richmond man returns home after great effort by local police, fire

Richmond police and fire officials went to heartwarming lengths over the weekend to help a mentally disabled man return home after his mobility scooter had run low on battery, according to police. A police officer...
A Point Richmond landlord who is angry over the 'slumlord' vandalism done on his building is being sued by his tenants.

Point Richmond landlord, residents weary of persistent vandal

The owner and residents of a Point Richmond apartment building are trying to stop a persistent vandal. The four-story building at 3 West Ave. has endured graffiti on several occasions. Each time, a suspect has...
Investors vow to 'immediately' re-file lawsuit if Richmond, Calif. mayor's stalled eminent domain proposal is revived.

Investors vow to re-file lawsuit if Richmond mayor’s eminent domain proposal materializes

An attorney for investors on Friday vowed to "immediately" re-file a lawsuit against Richmond if the city takes steps toward adopting Mayor Gayle Mclaughlin's plan to seize underwater mortgages through eminent domain. The threat came...

Police seek suspects in alleged illegal street racing fatality on Richmond Parkway

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects involved in a deadly crash on Richmond Parkway last week that was reportedly the result of an illegal street race. A woman driving a green Ford...
Across the world as well as in Richmond on Wednesday, cyclists will participate in a "Ride of Silence" for all those who have been injured or killed while riding two-wheelers.

Ride of Silence especially solemn this year after an organizer’s death

Across the world as well as in Richmond on Wednesday, cyclists will participate in a "Ride of Silence" for all those who have been injured or killed while riding on public roadways. The event was...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Police Chief Chris Magnus warns against cutting code enforcement

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus took to Facebook Friday to make his pitch for keeping the Richmond Police Department's code enforcement unit intact. Richmond is grappling with a ballooning $7 million deficit that is...

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Fugitive Convicted of Cold-Case Richmond Homicide From 1983

Sherill Lynn Smothers, a 56-year-old resident of Granite Bay, was found guilty of a cold-case murder in Richmond from 1983 this morning after skipping...

Mocha Moms’ Meetups Empower West County Women

By Kathy Chouteau What do you get when you mix moms, meetups and multicultural empowerment? The West Contra Costa Mocha Moms group, that’s what. The Rich...
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Chevron Stations Inc. hosting weekly pop-up hiring events in Richmond

Chevron Stations Inc. is hosting a series of pop-up hiring events at various stores in the region, including two in Richmond. The pop-up hiring events...