Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Richmond

Richmond's Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent discounts for negative Yelp reviews

Richmond’s Botto Bistro now offering 50-percent pizza discount for diners who write negative Yelp...

Botto Bistro, the Richmond restaurant that gained national attention from its war against Yelp, has not let up in its attack. Last year, the Point Richmond Italian restaurant gained fame after we reported that its...
Job seekers encouraged to attend career expo at Richmond Memorial Convention Center Sept. 30

North Richmond residents can apply for $14 an hour career-training positions

North Richmond residents are encouraged to apply for one of two job openings that would allow them the opportunity to help improve their neighbors’ health. Community Energy Services Corporation (CESC), which through a Chevron Richmond-funded...
Richmond firefighters battle separate blazes at red-tagged properties

Richmond firefighters battle separate blazes at red-tagged properties

Richmond firefighters battled separate fires Tuesday night that broke out in homes that had been red-tagged after being deemed uninhabitable. No injuries were reported from the fires that occurred in the 400 block of A...

Parchester Village neighbors – and their kids – can weigh in on park renovation...

A family planning event will be held tonight for the much-anticipated renovation of the Parchester Village park and playground. The fields at 900 Williams Drive were selected by Livie & Luca, the Berkeley-based children’s shoe...
Residents invited to free community chess tournament in Richmond Saturday

Richmond chess tourney honoring two of game’s local supporters on Jan. 31

A free annual chess tournament honoring two big supporters of local chess initiatives will be held on Jan. 31 at the Richmond Recreation Department at 3230 Macdonald Ave. The 4th Annual McKinley Williams/John Easterling Community...
One dead, two injured in shooting near Richmond's Crescent Park Apartments

One dead, two injured in shooting near Richmond’s Crescent Park Apartments

A 23-year-old man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting near Richmond's Crescent Park Apartments Tuesday night, police said. The incident, the city's first homicide of the year, occurred about 7:20 p.m....
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Scaled-down operation mulled for Doctors Medical Center

A number of alternatives have been identified to provide emergency services to West County in the wake of continuing financial issues at Doctors Medical Center, according to leaders of a stakeholder group formed to...
Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian preparing for 50th all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser

Salesian College Preparatory is set to host its 50th annual Golden Jubilee Crab Feed on Friday and Saturday, a renowned all-you-can-eat fundraiser for the school. Tickets are $50 per person for the event, which will...
Supervisors unanimously vote to rescind the 33-percent they gave themselves

Supervisors unanimously vote to rescind the 33-percent salary hike they gave themselves

Looks like the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors won't be giving themselves a 33-percent raise, after all. In the first of two required votes, the supervisors on Tuesday agreed to rescind the salary increase...
Richmond artist Attaboy releases 'The Book of Hugs,' a 'guide to awkwardly squeezing someone with affection'

Richmond artist Attaboy releases ‘The Book of Hugs,’ a ‘guide to awkwardly squeezing someone...

Richmond artist Attaboy has created The Book of Hugs, a "perfect guide to awkwardly squeezing someone with affection." The Richmond Art Center alerted us to the local artist's new book on its Facebook page Wednesday. According...

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RPD: Man suspected of dumping dirty adult diapers in playground

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Tara Hills man charged after alleged barricade incident

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Former Oakland A’s great Mike Norris joins San Pablo Baseball Association

Former Oakland A's pitching great Mike Norris is all too familiar with the highs and lows of being a famous professional athlete. While he...