Sunday, October 13, 2019

Richmond

Richmond firefighters took time between service calls last week to help deliver more than 4,800 books to local elementary schools.

Richmond seeking applicants to become city’s next Poet Laureate

The City of Richmond is seeking its second Poet Laureate to represent the city. Dwayne Parish, the city's first ever Poet Laureate, concluded his two-year term at the end of April. Established poets who live in...
Medical marijuana dispensaries generate small profit for city

Masked men steal more than 4 pounds of medical marijuana outside Richmond dispensary

A medical marijuana dispensary worker in Richmond, Calif. was robbed at gunpoint of more than 4 pounds of marijuana as he was leaving his workplace Sunday night, police said. Not only are police trying to...
USA Basketball lauds Salesian alum Mariya Moore's no-quit attitude

Salesian star Mariya Moore named to prestigious U-18 U.S. National Team

Salesian star guard Mariya Moore, who is headed to the University of Louisville next year, secured one of 12 roster spots on the prestigious USA Basketball Women's U-18 National Team, it was announced late...
Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Craneway Pavilion hosts first African American Students of Honor ceremony tonight

More than 300 black students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District will be honored at Craneway Pavilion tonight for showing significant academic achievement. The very first African American Students of Honor Ceremony will...
Richmond shoreline might soon get sleek new 20-foot sculpture resembling giant blades of eelgrass.

Proposed Richmond shoreline art installation faces City Council vote

A proposal for a sleek art installation on the Richmond shoreline is facing a City Council vote Tuesday. The proposed public artwork, "Changing Tide," could be built at the very end of Harbour Way at...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week includes postseason volleyball, football

Pink Panthers, ACE and Camaleones prevail in Adult League volleyball

Playoffs take place next week in the City of Richmond's Adult Volleyball League, but first check out the results of this past week's games. Fresh off a victory over Camaleones last week, Richmond Recreation had...
An Oakland A's player will throw out the ceremonial first pitch May 31 to christen the renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Park baseball field in Richmond.

Ceremonial first pitch for Martin Luther King Jr. Park ball field set for May...

A yet to be named member of the Oakland A’s organization will throw out the ceremonial first pitch May 31 to christen the renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Park baseball field in Richmond. The renovation...
Richmond small business owners have an opportunity in two weeks to learn how to grow their company through technology and apps.

Richmond small business owners can learn about tech tools, apps for just $5

Richmond small business owners have an opportunity in two weeks to learn how to grow their company through tech tools such as apps. A Business Bites workshop on June 5 at the East Bay Center...
A Richmond, Calif. man led police on a somewhat lengthy vehicle pursuit Thursday night. The reason for the pursuit is downright hilarious.

Driver leads Richmond police on pursuit in order to drop off groceries to wife

A Richmond, Calif. man led police on a mile-long vehicle pursuit Thursday night that ended at his home, where he told officers he wanted to drop off groceries to his wife before heading to...
City Manager Bill Lindsay discusses latest strategy for Richmond Bay Campus

UC Berkeley: Richmond Bay Campus takes major step forward

Ambitious plans to build a major research facility on Richmond's waterfront took a significant step forward last week after the UC Board of Regents signed off on a proposal to expand collaborations between UC...

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Aerial acrobatics pinnacle of panoramic pig roast

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Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Ariana Ortega

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges...
Volunteers invited to tree planting event in Richmond

Richmond to celebrate Arbor Day with community tree planting

Richmond Trees is kicking off the planting season on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the City of Richmond's annual Arbor Day Event. Volunteers are invited to...