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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....

Photos from annual Richmond’s MLK Jr. event

The Martin Luther King Jr holiday in Richmond was a day of sun, fun and hard work - and there are pictures to prove it. Check out these Flickr photos posted by the health and...

Richmond Chinese New Year event this weekend

Richmond's Chinese New Year celebrations include food and entertainment on Saturday at Richmond Memorial Auditorium. The event runs rom 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with tickets going for $20 per person for inner circle seating...

Councilman points out positive aspect to 49ers loss

No tomatoes were thrown at Councilman Nathaniel Bates during Tuesday's council meeting - even though he offered praise for a Seattle Seahawk. Despite the 49ers' crushing 23-17 loss in Sunday's NFC Championship, Bates gave props...

Richmond police want your feedback

Richmond police want to know whether changes at the department have improved their effectiveness and responsiveness. Capt. Manjit Sappal is distributing a short online survey asking residents whether Richmond officers are approachable, visible and personable,...

City, mosque leaders reach accord on building repairs

Prayer might soon resume at a Richmond mosque that had been operating out of an unsafe building. The Masjid Noor mosque at 1330 Cutting Blvd. was shut down following a surprise inspection by Richmond Fire...

One of region’s largest tissue banks moves to Richmond

San Rafael has the tears, but Richmond gets the tissue. The nonprofit Tissue Banks International (TBI) moved its operations from San Rafael to Richmond this month as the Baltimore-based company looks to expand locally. The...

Sante Fe neighborhood’s ‘thriving’ art community

The East Bay Express offers a good read today about the "thriving artists' community" that has emerged in Richmond's Sante Fe neighborhood. That burgeoning community reportedly arrived after Jim and Jeff Wright converted some storage...

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Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.
2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

2 Richmond parks set to receive new basketball courts

Two Richmond parks are set to receive new basketball courts: John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park. On Tuesday,...