Monday, September 16, 2019

Richmond

West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Healthcare district pitches more ambitious plan to preserve full-service Doctors Medical Center

A new, more ambitious plan to preserve a full-service Doctors Medical Center through 2019 is being pitched by the directors of the West Contra Costa Healthcare District. The plan, to be presented at the Healthcare...
Subaru imports more than double at Port of Richmond

Subaru imports more than double at Port of Richmond

The Port of Richmond is expecting a hefty revenue boost as the result of a dramatic increase in imports of Subaru vehicles. This year, Subaru of America is expected to process more than 80,000 vehicles...
City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay's letter to the mayor and members of City Council regarding the latest on plans for the massive Richmond Bay Campus: Mayor and Members of the City Council: As you know, we...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Council vote avoids ‘unnecessary delays’ to Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project review

The majority of Richmond councilmembers made it clear Tuesday they want to avoid unnecessary delays in the vetting of the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project. The council voted 5-2 to adopt an ordinance that ensures...
Crestmont School to hold Magic Show & Mixer for parents of prospective students

Don’t miss Crestmont School’s annual Swap & Shop Harvest Festival

The community is invited to Crestmont School on Saturday (Nov. 8) to take part in free family fun at the annual Swap & Shop Harvest Festival, which will feature a free magic show. The festival...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to annual Hanukkah celebration and artisan fair

Temple Beth Hillel to host free talk, discussion on domestic violence

The outreach coordinator for an Oakland-based domestic violence prevention program will lead a free community discussion at Temple Bethel Hillel in Richmond on Nov. 9. Amalia Bob-Waksburg of Shalom Bayit will focus on domestic violence...
Richmond police outraged by Beckles' Facebook post

A call for decorum from a cussing councilmember

Jovanka Beckles, the vice mayor accused of cussing out fellow Councilmember Corky Booze during a council meeting earlier this year, is proposing new rules to punish offensive and disruptive behavior at public hearings. "As a...
Bearcats capture 2014 City of Richmond 12U Flag Football championship

A shake-up in the standings for City of Richmond Youth Flag Football

The City of Richmond Youth Flag Football League's 12U division saw a shake-up in the standings last week. The polished and buffed methodology of the EMD Bearcats Coach Meetch led to a win over San...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Despite deficit, City Council votes to continue providing tax dollars to candidates for elected...

Despite a growing budget deficit that is expected to lead to layoffs and significant reductions in city services, the Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to allow those seeking elected office to receive taxpayer...
31 arrested in connection with North Richmond gang activity

31 arrested in connection with North Richmond gang activity

Hundreds of law enforcement officers carried out search warrants in several East Bay cities this week and arrested 31 people as part of a crackdown on gang activity in North Richmond, according to the...

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Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...