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Richmond

Video: Is it a handbag, dessert, or both?

Have you ever seen a Louis Vuitton handbang this sweet? Among Richmond's talented and creative merchants is the venerable baker Rosa Robinson. Robinson, owner of Sweet Dreams bakery, posted a YouTube video Sunday of what appears...

Councilman says train horns in Richmond are too loud

Councilman Tom Butt wants the volume turned down on train horns in Richmond, particularly at night, saying they are loud enough to cause hearing loss. He hopes City Council on Tuesday will call upon state...

Should MacDonald Ave be renamed after Nelson Mandela?

A major street or community center in Richmond could soon be renamed after Nelson Mandela. The City Council is scheduled to discuss the possibility on Tuesday and could direct city staff to draft a report...
Now that schools are back in session, a renewed effort is being made to keep West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students in classrooms.

School district addresses harassment, bullying

The West County Times offered this report today about the West Contra Costa School District's latest efforts to halt sexual harassment and bullying in its schools. The efforts follow an Office of Civil Rights report...

Video Alert: Richmond football player has skills

Prentiss Reid, the nimble football star at Salesian High, is featured in a college recruiting tape that's worth checking out. The blazing junior plays cornerback, free safety and wide receiver for Salesian, which won the...

Adorable Alert: Milo Foundation has new cats, dogs

Animal rescue group The Milo Foundation on Tuesday welcomed a new cast of adorable cats and dogs to its Point Richmond adoption center. The two images on the left are just a few of the...

Salesian star makes McDonald All-American team

Salesian High girls basketball star Mariya Moore has been named to the East team of the McDonald All-American game, which takes place April 2 at the United Center in Chicago. The 6-foot guard, who is...
USTA: Once considered 'tennis desert,' Richmond now has thriving tennis community.

Lucas Park gets shiny new tennis and futsal courts

"Time to go out and play!" That was the message today on Richmond's Environmental and Health Initiatives Facebook page. The department posted a few pictures of the gorgeous new tennis and futsal courts that have...

Ambitious bicycle master plan rolling along

Since Richmond City Council adopted a Bicycle Master Plan in November 2011, 9.1 miles of bikeways have been added to the city streets, adding to the 6.3 miles that had already existed, officials said...

In memory of BART police Sgt. Tom Smith Jr.

The Richmond Police Department shared a "thin blue line" image on Facebook in memory of the BART police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty Jan. 21. BART police Sgt. Tom...

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East Brother Beer to hold 2nd Annual Summer Classic this Sunday

East Brother Beer set to release Camp Fire relief IPA

As promised, Richmond-based East Brother Beer Co. is set to release the Resilience IPA on Thursday, Dec. 20, and will donate all money from...
Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

Volunteers prep for massive Richmond toy/food drive

It felt like a grand, secret toy store. But in reality, it was only a storage space at a Richmond fire station that was jam-packed...

Donut-spinning driver collides with car containing father and child

A man was injured, but thankfully his 11-year-old daughter wasn't, when a driver doing donuts in his car in Richmond collided into their vehicle...