Monday, July 22, 2019

Richmond

Salute expecting to serve hundreds of families in need Thanksgiving meals.

Salute expects to serve hundreds of families in need Thanksgiving meals

Richmond’s Salute e Vita Ristorante plans to serve hundreds of free meals to local families in need for a fourth straight Thanksgiving Day. A Tuesday blog post from the nonprofit For Richmond reminded us of...
Measure U, the half-cent sales tax meant for Richmond road repair, passes

Measure U, the half-cent sales tax meant for Richmond road repair, passes

Measure U, the half-cent sales tax aimed at repairing and maintaining Richmond's roads and funding programs such as public safety and health, passed Tuesday, with 53.71-percent voting yes and 46.29-percent voting no. The measure, which...
More than 300 children from low-income families in Richmond and surrounding communities are headed to summer camp as the result of a fundraising effort.

300-plus West County kids headed to summer camps after YES fundraiser

More than 300 children from low-income West County families are headed to summer camps across Northern California as the result of an annual fundraising effort. Since 1999, the Richmond nonprofit Youth Enrichment Strategies (YES) has...

Progressives capture Richmond City Council and mayoral seat

The Richmond Progressive Alliance had much to cheer about Tuesday night after its members and supporters captured both Richmond City Council and the mayoral seat. Councilmember Tom Butt, who is not an RPA member but...
Widespread reports of voter intimidation at Richmond polling sites

Widespread reports of voter intimidation at Richmond polling sites

Richmond police are warning political campaigners to stay 100 feet from polling sites or risk arrest following widespread complaints of voter intimidation in the city. Police have responded to reports of residents being intimated into...
The inaugural running of the Marina Bay Half Marathon, also called "The Riveter," will start and finish at the Craneway Pavilion on Sunday.

Here’s the race map for Sunday’s inaugural Marina Bay Half Marathon

The inaugural running of the Marina Bay Half Marathon, also called "The Riveter," will start and finish at the Craneway Pavilion on Sunday. Organizers are calling the event, which also includes 10K and 5K races,...
If the problem persists, election results will be posted in PDF format on the county’s main website, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.

Contra Costa County election website crashes on Election Day

UPDATE 1:30 PM: The website appears to be back up. Visit here. --- By now you might have read that the Contra Costa County’s election website went down Tuesday about 7:30 a.m. The website offers information on...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Healthcare district pitches more ambitious plan to preserve full-service Doctors Medical Center

A new, more ambitious plan to preserve a full-service Doctors Medical Center through 2019 is being pitched by the directors of the West Contra Costa Healthcare District. The plan, to be presented at the Healthcare...
Subaru imports more than double at Port of Richmond

Subaru imports more than double at Port of Richmond

The Port of Richmond is expecting a hefty revenue boost as the result of a dramatic increase in imports of Subaru vehicles. This year, Subaru of America is expected to process more than 80,000 vehicles...
City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay's letter to the mayor and members of City Council regarding the latest on plans for the massive Richmond Bay Campus: Mayor and Members of the City Council: As you know, we...

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North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The...

Native American Walk for Sobriety unites the community

It’s officially called the Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety. But the hundreds of walkers who came out Saturday – along with the countless honks...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another...