Sunday, January 19, 2020

Richmond

Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

More troubling news for Richmond Housing Authority: a police investigation

More allegations of corruption at the troubled Richmond Housing Authority have led to a police investigation. The probe involves $340,000 that was supposed to be earmarked for maintenance at the Hacienda complex over the last...
Richmond one of seven U.S. cities awarded grant to revitalize neighborhoods

Nonprofits, public agencies can tap Feb. 5 training on volunteer team building in Richmond

Local nonprofits and public agencies can benefit from learning how to effectively recruit, manage and motivate volunteers who are often their lifeblood. That's why the Volunteer Center of the East Bay (VCEB) is encouraging local...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

CC Times calls latest proposals to save Doctors Medical Center ‘cruel hoax’

A Contra Costa Times editorial on Monday pointedly characterized the latest efforts to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a "cruel hoax that provides false hope." The newspaper also sided with a stakeholder group's assessment...
The 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline that is being restored to wetlands – just got some new residents.

Richmond kids help release herons and egrets into stunning new home: Breuner Marsh

The 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline that is undergoing a major restoration – just got some new residents. On Wednesday, youths from the Richmond Police Athletic...
Interesting facts about Richmond from Mayor Tom Butt's State of the City

Interesting facts about Richmond from Mayor Tom Butt’s State of the City

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt stated a lot of ambitious goals in his well-received State of the City address Tuesday, many of which you'll read about, or have already read about, in the Richmond Standard. We've...

Richmond mayor: 2015 could bring start of North Richmond annexation

Mayor Tom Butt says 2015 could be the year unincorporated North Richmond and the city of Richmond become "one Richmond." In his first State of the City address Tuesday, the mayor reported progress in his...

New Richmond restaurant, Bubbaloo Cafe, set for grand opening Monday

A new restaurant down the street from Craneway Pavilion is about to have its grand opening on Monday. Bubbaloo Cafe at 1402 Marina Way South recently had a soft launch with a limited menu but...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Early-morning french fry craving blamed for Richmond fire that injures two

An 8-year-old boy was one of two injured in a Richmond apartment fire Tuesday that started while a resident was cooking french fries at 2:50 a.m., the West County Times reported Wednesday. Nine people living...
FBI joins investigation of Richmond Housing Authority

FBI joins investigation into Richmond Housing Authority

The FBI has joined the investigation of the Richmond Housing Authority, where an official is accused of improperly steering agency funds toward maintenance projects that were handled by her husband, an unlicensed contractor, according...
Richmond peace summit to feature former Black Panther Party chairwoman, local leaders

Richmond peace summit to feature former Black Panther Party chairwoman, local leaders

A rash of gun violence in Richmond earlier this month has led community advocates to hold a peace summit on Feb. 7 that is set to feature an eclectic but influential group of people. They...

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WCCUSD halts plan to transition Richmond schools to K-8s

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...