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The Real Vocal String Quartet will perform at Point Richmond Jazz Friday night.

Fabulous string quartet coming to Point Richmond Jazz

They might be one player short of a basketball team, but members of the Real Vocal String Quartet – who will perform at Point Richmond Jazz Friday night – are all about teamwork. They are...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Richmond violent and property crimes continue decline in 2014

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus had good reason to post "Holy Cow!" on his department's Facebook page on Wednesday. This week, the department's crime analyst reported that both violent crimes and property crimes since Jan....
Richmond blighted properites could get rehabbed through social impact bonds.

New strategy pitched to address Richmond’s blighted properties

A new plan to rehabilitate foreclosed homes that create blight in Richmond neighborhoods is gaining traction. On Tuesday, Richmond resident John Knox, an attorney and son of former state Assemblyman John T. Knox, pitched City...
Sex abuse charges against ex-Richmond middle school teacher tripled

Richmond police arrest elementary school teacher on sexual abuse charges

Richmond police have arrested a local elementary school teacher on charges he sexually abused multiple students last year and are encouraging any other possible victims to come forward. Ronald Guinto, 32, of Vallejo, was arrested...

Point Richmond market will likely sell liquor later

Point Richmond residents are in favor of letting a local market sell alcohol until 10 p.m. - two hours later than it currently can - partly because it's a great store. At Tuesday's Council meeting,...
The El Cerrito boys basketball team is headed to the North Coast Section Division III title game Saturday.

Watch tonight’s Salesian boys NCS basketball playoff live

The Salesian boys basketball team's North Coast Section Division IV semifinal game tonight against St. Patrick/St. Vincent can apparently be viewed live on YouTube. The game will be played at St. Patrick/St. Vincent in Vallejo...
Richmond adoption center says adorable 9-week-old puppy that was stolen has been found.

Stolen puppy returned to Richmond adoption center

A 9-week-old puppy that was reportedly stolen from The Milo Foundation in Point Richmond last month has been returned. The Poodle/Retriever mix named Jaime was swiped on Feb. 27 during an adoption event at the...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond Housing Authority to get independent audit

Richmond will hire an independent investigator to audit its embattled public housing agency. City Council voted in favor of the audit Tuesday in light of media reports revealing deplorable conditions at Richmond Housing Authority developments....

For Richmond: At-risk youths seek summer job placements

With summer fast approaching, hundreds of at-risk youths in Richmond are eager to secure jobs. On March 13, a breakfast benefiting the Summer Youth Employment Program will be held at at the Richmond Memorial Convention Center....
Pt. Richmond farmers market is not returning due to a lack of business, but a mobile market could replace it

Pt. Richmond farmers’ market not returning; produce truck could replace it

The Point Richmond Farmers' Market is not returning this summer because it reportedly failed to attract enough customers since opening in 2009. Agricultural producers did not sell enough product in past years to want to...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...