Monday, September 16, 2019

Richmond

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus is fighting to keep the attorney who works with the code enforcement unit, as her contract is up for renewal.

Richmond’s code enforcement unit, facing budget cuts, offers before-and-after pics of its work

The work performed earlier this month by the Richmond Police Department's code enforcement unit, which is facing significant cuts next fiscal year due to the city's budget deficit, was highlighted in City Manager Bill...
Amazon.com to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon is donating a portion of sales to an effort to revitalize downtown Richmond through its AmazonSmile initiative. The online retail giant allows shoppers who make a purchase at smile.amazon.com to choose from a long...

Warriors-themed ‘Dub Truck’ headed to El Cerrito Off the Grid on Wednesday

West County residents have a chance to win Warriors tickets when the "Dub Truck" rolls into Off the Grid in El Cerrito on Wednesday. The Off the Grid food truck event runs from 5 p.m....
The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over the decision to sell rabbit meat.

Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales

Officials at Whole Foods Market Inc. have responded to a complaint about the sales of rabbit meat at the grocer's Northern California stores. Rabbit meat has been consumed by humans for a very long time...
Dr. Seuss quoted in pitch for Richmond road repair: 'I meant what I said and I said what I meant'

Dr. Seuss quoted in pitch for road repair: ‘I meant what I said and...

Members of Richmond City Council have been asked to follow this bit of wisdom from Dr. Seuss: “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one hundred percent!” The...
Video! Watch Richmond firefighters battle 'close call' fire in carport

Video! Watch Richmond firefighters battle ‘close call’ fire in carport

A Friday night blaze that scorched a Richmond carport and downed a power line was captured on a firefighter's helmet cam, offering a compelling look at what our bravest face in even a "little...
A Richmond resident was arrested last week in connection with an undercover operation of a massage parlor in Louisiana.

Richmond resident arrested in connection with Louisiana massage parlor sting

A Richmond resident was arrested last week in connection with an undercover operation of a massage parlor in LaPlace, LA., that allegedly offered far more than foot rubs. Junzhi Wang, 55, who is cited by...
Richmond Parkway crash kills 20-year-old man, critically injures passengers

20-year-old Richmond man dies in Parkway crash; two passengers critically injured

A 20-year-old driver was killed and his two passengers injured after the car they were in struck a light pole Saturday night after skidding off the rain-soaked roadway and overturning, police said. Excessive speed is...
Richmond Steelers surpass online fundrasing goal to send kids to nationals

Richmond Steelers surpass online fundraising goal to send kids to nationals

An online fundraising effort to send the Richmond Steelers Cadets football team to nationals in Florida was wildly successful. As of this writing, the campaign at gofundme.com raised $28,084 from 629 donors in just nine...
Watch Coronado Elementary students perform with professional opera singers

Watch Coronado Elementary School students perform with professional opera singers

Students at Richmond's Coronado Elementary School recently performed alongside professional opera singers in a 45-minute adaptation of La Bohème, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video below shows an excerpt of...

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Chevron Richmond takes 150 community members to A’s game

The Richmond community was taken out to the ball game on Saturday, Sept. 7, part of an annual tradition that’s sponsored by Chevron Richmond...
Richmond event to guide residents toward home ownership

Tenants’ opportunity to purchase ordinance pitched for Richmond

Two Richmond councilmembers are exploring a city ordinance that would require owners of rental units to offer their tenants the first opportunity to purchase...

Public invited to see final plans for Yellow Brick Road

Ten years in the making, final plans have been developed for the Yellow Brick Road Project in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood. The public is...