Saturday, June 15, 2019

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West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Proposal to redirect Chevron funds to DMC could cost 400 full college scholarships

A proposal to use $15 million of the $90 million community benefits package tied to the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital would come at...
Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton.

Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton

One of the West Coast's most influential battle rap stages has returned following a two-year hiatus, and naturally artists from "Rich City" represented. Da Jungle, the battle rap competition that made a significant mark on...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Online tool from Center for Investigative Reporting allows you to see issues inside Hacienda...

The Center for Investigative Reporting has not moved on from its reporting about troubling conditions at the Hacienda public housing complex in Richmond, particularly since the building that was deemed uninhabitable by the city's...
Richmond's Mariah Williams predicted to be top freshman in Mountain West Conference.

Richmond’s Mariah Williams predicted as top freshman in Mountain West Conference

Richmond’s Mariah Williams, a freshman with the University of Nevada women’s basketball team, was named the Mountain West Preseason Freshman of the Year by the website College Sports Madness, her team announced Friday. The honor...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

CIR: Contra Costa County civil grand jury investigating Richmond Housing Authority

The Center for Investigative Reporting, which through a series of stories exposed gross mismanagement and neglect at the Richmond Housing Authority, reported Tuesday the RHA is now being investigated by the Contra Costa County...

Used needles found a block from school in Richmond Police Department’s 2nd virtual ride...

The Richmond Police Department released its second pictorial video Thursday documenting the daily lives of its police officer through the lens of a citizen. In each pictorial video, a local resident tags along on a...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

CBE settles with air district over Chevron Modernization, but construction still on hold

An environmental group announced Thursday it has settled its lawsuit with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over permits for the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project, but that doesn't clear the way for...
Richmond magician who received esteemed award to be honored by city

Richmond magician who received esteemed award to be honored by city

An accomplished Richmond born-and-raised magician who earned a historic award last summer is set to be honored by the City of Richmond later this month. On July 4, Alex Ramon, 29, was honored at a...
The pistol-whipping and robbery of a bicyclist near the El Cerrito BART station Wednesday led to the arrest of five minors and two Richmond men.

Pistol-whip robbery near El Cerrito BART station leads to seven arrests

The pistol-whipping and robbery of a bicyclist near the El Cerrito BART station late Wednesday led to the arrest of five juveniles and two Richmond men, police said. The incident unfolded about 11 p.m., when...
Plan for winery at Riggers Loft has important connection to upcoming Veteran's Day event.

Plan for winery at Riggers Loft has important connection to upcoming Veteran’s Day event

In a Veteran's Day ceremony on Nov. 11 connecting the Richmond waterfront's proud past and bright future, the SS Red Oak Victory's 70th anniversary will be celebrated in Riggers Loft, a historic building once...

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Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student...
New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store will open in Pinole on Aug. 8, with a grand opening slated for Sept. 13-15. The store will open in...