Friday, September 25, 2020

Richmond

Sex abuse charges against ex-Richmond middle school teacher tripled

Sex abuse charges against ex-Richmond middle school teacher triple

The number of sexual abuse-related charges against ex-Richmond middle school teacher Ron Guinto has nearly tripled - from 27 to 87 - according to an amended complaint that surfaced Monday, the West County Times...
West County schools featured in AP article about preparing kids for online state tests

West County schools featured in AP article about preparing kids for online state tests

Kids as young as 5 are learning basic computer skills in U.S. classrooms, skills they will need in order to excel on standardized tests that are now being offered online by a majority of...
Mira Vista School wins Jamba Juice grant to bolster garden program

Mira Vista School wins Jamba Juice grant to bolster garden program

After planting the seeds, local students are getting to watch their gardens grow. The budding garden program at Richmond's Mira Vista School will further flourish thanks to a $1,500 grant from Jamba Juice, officials said. Jamba...
Council votes to include charter and private schools in Richmond Promise scholarship program

Opponents of charter school bills set to rally at Richmond Civic Center on Friday

Opponents of a package of legislation targeting California charter schools plan to hold a rally at Richmond Civic Center Plaza on Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. More than 100 representatives of charter schools,...
Residents invited to free community chess tournament in Richmond Saturday

Hilltop Mall speed chess tournament to raise funds for youth chess program

Hilltop Mall will host the National Chess Day Speed Tournament on Oct. 11, which will act as a fundraiser for the Chess in Richmond's Schools Program. The West Coast Chess Alliance is encouraging local chess...
Andre Thierry

Reminder! Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic headlining free Richmond concert Wednesday

Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic is set Wednesday to headline the second Music on the Main free concert in downtown Richmond. The concert, held by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI), will run from 5...
Motorcyclist killed on Interstate Highway 80 on Wednesday identified as El Cerrito resident

Motorcyclist killed on Interstate Highway 80 on Wednesday identified as El Cerrito resident

The motorcyclist who was killed in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate Highway 80 on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Andre Bayati, 27, of El Cerrito. Bayati was pronounced dead at the scene following the...
Next door neighbor arrested in connection with attempted burglary in Richmond

Next door neighbor arrested in connection with attempted burglary in Richmond

Richmond police did not have to look far to catch a burglary suspect Monday, as he was the victim's next door neighbor. Officers responded about 9:45 a.m. to the 1700 block of Burbeck Ave., where...
68-year-old Richmond resident wins silver in U.S. Figure Skating Adult Nationals

Richmond resident wins two silver medals at U.S. Figure Skating Adult Championships

Janice Cook, 68, of Richmond, won two silver medals at the U.S. Figure Skating Adult Championships in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Cook is among the nation's best in her classes despite skating with a...
Richmond police outraged by Beckles' Facebook post

Richmond police outraged by Beckles’ Facebook post

A Facebook post by Richmond Vice Major Jovanka Beckles suggesting Richmond's police defend homophobia and violence against women has outraged local cops. In a statement Tuesday, the Richmond Police Officers Association (RPOA) lambasted Beckles' Saturday...

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23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old man early this morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Brookside Drive at about...

Contra Costa DA won’t file charges for possession of small amounts of drugs, other...

Most people arrested or cited solely for possessing small amounts of drugs in Contra Costa County will no longer be charged by prosecutors, the...
19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

19-year-old Pinole man killed in motorcycle crash in Point Reyes

A 19-year-old Pinole man was killed in a solo motorcycle collision on Highway 1 north of Point Reyes Station Tuesday, according to the Marin...