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Richmond

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...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

State of the City: ‘Wonderful place and time’

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin presented a slideshow for the State of the City address Tuesday night that highlighted the city's environmental and health initiatives in 2013, along with public safety feats, major groundbreakings and streets...

Efforts get more seniors to fill out college aid forms

The West Contra Costa Unified School District saw a 23-percent increase in the number of seniors who completed their federal financial aid applications last year, according to school advocates. In 2012, 33-percent of district students...

Richmond teacher’s art is all heart

A Richmond middle school art teacher will exhibit his paintings next month at a New York City gallery as part of a three-week show that will benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation. The story about Stephen...

More details on this weekend’s Education Fair

The West County Times has more details on the West Contra Costa Education Fair in Richmond this weekend. The free event was organized by All Our Kids, a group of charter school advocates who want...

Basketball: Richmond girls win on the road

Moesha Samuel went on another scoring tear Monday night, raining down 24 points in the Richmond Oilers' 48-36 win over Livermore Valley Prep in a non-conference girls varsity bout. The Oilers (5-14, 1-5 league) led...

Enforcement could target drivers who block sidewalks

Police will need to crack down on drivers who block Richmond's sidewalks, according to city officials, in order to encourage more bicycling and walking in Richmond. A progress report on Richmond’s Bicycle Master Plan is...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

State of Richmond address set for Tuesday

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's State of the City address will be delivered at Tuesday's Council meeting at 450 Civic Center Plaza. In other agenda items Tuesday, the Council is scheduled to receive survey results about a...

Richmond parents urged to attend Ed Fair

In just 20 minutes, your child's future could change in a very positive way. That's the message from organizers of the Education Fair for West Contra Costa County Families, a three-hour afternoon event on Feb....

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3 Richmond firefighters to climb 69 floors in full gear for charity

Three Richmond firefighters are prepping to participate in a unique fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that involves climbing the stairs of...

Your guide to MLK Jr. Day of Service events in Richmond

The power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy shows itself in many ways across the nation, and one of those ways is through...

Over 10 employers to attend hiring fair in Rodeo Wednesday

Local job seekers are encouraged to attend a hiring fair in Rodeo on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Over 10 employers in various industries will attend the...