Thursday, September 19, 2019

Richmond

Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Amid battle with crippling budget deficit, OT for Richmond Fire Department captains doubled last...

A Richmond Fire Department captain received overtime pay last year that “exceeded the sticker price on a 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder,” according to this alarming Contra Costa Times report. Overall, overtime for RFD captains ballooned...
Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College began Monday, with classes starting Jan. 12, according to the school. Enroll online here.
Vigilant neighbor leads Richmond police to burglary bust

Vigilant neighbor leads Richmond police to burglary bust

A watchful neighbor was praised by Richmond police following the arrest of a suspected burglar in the 1500 block of Santa Clara Avenue Friday afternoon. The incident unfolded around 2:45 p.m., when the neighbor watched...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Morning BART delay caused by woman on tracks at Richmond Station

A woman on the tracks at Richmond Station Tuesday morning caused moderate BART delays, according to Bay City News. Police responded to the station just before 8 a.m. and pulled the woman from the trackway,...
Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Richmond residents have close access to some of the best Black Friday deals

Richmond-area residents have plenty of local options this Black Friday. Financial website WalletHub ranked 22 major U.S. retailers by their average markdowns on Black Friday, surveying 5,525 deals from ad scans. Six of the top 10...
Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said Friday.

Don’t forget! SS Red Oak Victory barbecue bash July 3

Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said this week. The $25 ticket price, which pays for dinner, a historic film, karaoke and an ideal seat...

Soaring Richmond cheer and dance team fundraising for trip to nationals

A nonprofit Richmond cheer and dance team that made waves last month at a regional competition is seeking donations to send the kids to nationals. The Richmond Diamonds helps local children develop in the sport...
Richmond student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16 others

Richmond High student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16...

Don't miss KPIX 5's amazing story about Richmond High student Antonio Gonzales, who despite living in a home with 16 other people, including children, still manages to achieve near-perfect grades. Gonzales is keeping true to...
Iron Triangle's best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

Elm Playlot’s hours extended since revamped Richmond park has been ‘such a hit’

The new Elm Playlot, which opened last week for summer play, has been so popular that its hours have been extended. The park at 720 Elm Ave. in Richmond's Iron Triangle will now be open...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

This week’s WCCUSD sports schedule includes football playoffs, basketball, soccer

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule:

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Oakland PD veteran achieving Subway dream in Richmond

A love for tuna sandwiches helped turn a veteran at the Oakland Police Department into an up-and-coming entrepreneur in Richmond. On Friday, Sept. 13, Kiesha...

Orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training in San Pablo on Sept. 25 

Job seekers are encouraged to attend an orientation for free HazWOPER 40 training on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. The orientation will take place...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according...