Monday, December 16, 2019

Richmond

Richmond motorcyclist's movie maneuver foiled

Richmond motorcyclist’s movie maneuver foiled

A speeding motorcyclist who apparently watches too many Hollywood films attempted to pull into a Richmond carport in order to hide from cops, but was found and booked for possession of a firearm and...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week

Salesian football coach weighs in on important topic of head injuries among youth players

In a San Francisco Chronicle report Tuesday, Salesian head football coach Chad Nightingale shared his views on ways to prevent head injuries suffered by young players. The article reported Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of a...
Neighbors strike deal with 23rd St. business over controversial bid for liquor license

Despite police opposition, Central Richmond eatery’s bid to serve liquor approved

A push to inject vibrancy into Central Richmond's nightlife scene helped a family business there earn Planning Commission approval to serve liquor until 10 p.m. --  even though Richmond police warned the property has...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Hundreds of people packed the Richmond Memorial Auditorium Tuesday to support the latest version of the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project.

Chevron Richmond’s latest refinery modernization project proposal wins community praise

Hundreds of people flooded Richmond Memorial Auditorium Tuesday night to support the latest version of the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project, which is facing a crucial City Council vote July 29. The overwhelming show of...
Richmond one of 13 California cities to receive 'A' grade in tobacco control

Richmond one of 13 California cities to receive ‘A’ grade in tobacco control

Richmond's tough anti-smoking laws helped maintain the city's 'A' grade in the State of Tobacco Control 2015. The American Lung Association of California (ALAC)  report, released last week, surveyed how cities are faring in the...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Crestmont School in Richmond will hold a Magic Show & Mixer on Saturday to allow parents of prospective students an opportunity to chat with current parents at the school and board members. The free event...
Mark your calendar! First of free upcoming Music on the Main concerts July 23.

Don’t forget! Music on the Main, a free concert series, starts tonight with R&B...

The annual Music on the Main free concert series, brought to us by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), is set to kick off Wednesday night with a performance from R&B diva Rhonda Benin. The...
After doing doughnuts on Richmond street, driver allegedly gets violent with broomstick

After performing doughnuts on Richmond street, man allegedly attacks cop with broomstick

He was apparently swept up in the moment. A driver who was pulled over for performing doughnuts on a Richmond street over the weekend was arrested on DUI charges -- but not until after he...
Fans of one of Richmond's best known rappers, Kool John, are getting restless on Twitter as they await the release of his next album.

Richmond’s Kool John debuts ‘Wobble’ two days ahead of album release

The Twittersphere has mainly one word to describe Richmond rapper Kool John's new anthem, "Wobble," which debuted Tuesday: slappin'. The single features two members of Kool John's Richmond crew, The Heartbreak Gang: Skipper and Iamsu!,...

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Downtown Holiday Festival set for Winters Building Wednesday

With wreaths and snowflakes hung on the street lamps and a record number of businesses displaying festive storefronts, Macdonald Avenue is in the holiday...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...

RPD proposes increase in security presence at Main Library

By Mike Kinney Responding to increased public safety problems in and around the Richmond Public Library's main branch, the city is set to require its...