Sunday, December 15, 2019

Richmond

Rev. Jesse Jackson to be guest speaker at Richmond church on Sunday

Rev. Jesse Jackson to be guest speaker at Richmond church on Sunday

We just received a tip that Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will be guest-speaking at Richmond's Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday. The flyer for the event is below. An official of the church at 684 Juliga...
Ex San Pablo police chief, hired by city as interim assistant GM, gets salary along with retirement pay.

Ex San Pablo police chief, hired as city’s interim assistant GM, has pretty sweet...

Recently retired San Pablo police chief Walt Schuld, who has been hired by the city as interim assistant general manager for six months, will be paid nearly $100 an hour on top of his...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Renewed hope for Doctors Medical Center following proposals from private hospital groups, San Pablo

Encouraging news from the Contra Costa Times. Financially crippled Doctors Medical Center, which is slated to close at the end of February, could possibly end up saved by one of three hospital groups or the...
Plan to redesign Iron Triangle streets to be unveiled Monday

Plan to redesign Iron Triangle streets to be unveiled Monday

A draft plan for the Yellow Brick Road project -- a community effort to redesign certain streets in the Iron Triangle neighborhood in a way that would prioritize children and families over cars -- ...
Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian named county’s ‘best faith-based high school’ in Parents’ Press Magazine

Salesian College Preparatory was voted as the best faith-based high school in Contra Costa County by Parents' Press Magazine. The magazine recently published its 2013 readers' choice winners, which included a wide variety of categories...
Marceleno Gonzales' loved ones demand thorough probe into cop shooting

Marceleno Gonzales’ loved ones demand thorough probe into cop shooting

Family members and friends of Marceleno Gonzales are demanding a thorough and fair investigation into why a Richmond police officer shot and critically injured the 20-year-old last week. Gonzales remained hospitalized in a trauma center Wednesday...

Jael Myrick named Richmond’s vice mayor for 2015

Richmond councilmember Jael Myrick, a rising star in local politics, has been named vice mayor of the city for 2015. At Tuesday's council meeting, Councilmember Nat Bates nominated Myrick to assume the yearlong post and...
Water Emergency Transportation Authority

Test ferry ride from Richmond to San Francisco promises a swift, gorgeous commute

A test trip on a high-speed ferry boat from San Francisco to Richmond, where a ferry terminal is being planned, took about 25 minutes in each direction, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. Last Tuesday,...
Thanks to the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), Contra Costa County parents can now view records for local child day care centers.

Contra Costa County parents can now see local day care records online

Thanks to the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), Contra Costa County parents can now view records for local child day care centers. You can look up individual day care centers here to find out how...
Richmond police officer who shot and killed Richard 'Pedie' Perez won't be charged

Richmond police officer who fatally shot Richard ‘Pedie’ Perez won’t be charged

The officer who fatally shot 24-year-old Richard 'Pedie' Perez following a confrontation outside a Richmond liquor store last year will not face criminal charges, the Contra Costa Times reported Tuesday. A letter from Contra Costa...

Latest Articles

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...