Sunday, July 5, 2020

Richmond

Launch party for build-out of restaurant space at Richmond BART set for next week

Indiegogo campaign to prepare downtown Richmond space for restaurant launches

As expected, the group tasked with revitalizing downtown Richmond launched an online fundraising campaign Tuesday aimed at preparing a space for a new restaurant. The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) wants to fill part of...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

Sorry kids, the first day of school for the West Contra Costa Unified School...

Students of the West Contra Costa Unified School District should cherish their last days of summer. The official first day of school for the district is Aug. 18. Don't blame us, we're just the messenger....
Weekly West County recycling and composting collections to begin March 2

Weekly West County recycling and composting collection to begin March 2

Curbside collection of recycling and composting bins in West County will go from bi-weekly to weekly starting March 2 at no additional cost to ratepayers. The City of Richmond Environmental and Health Initiatives secured the...
Richmond’s Riana Byrd reaches career milestone in blocks at San Jose State University

Richmond’s Riana Byrd reaches career milestone in blocks at San Jose State University

We told you last month how Richmond basketball star Riana Byrd moved into third place in career rebounds for San Jose State University following a Jan. 21 game against Boise State. It turns out Byrd...
Six-time Major League Baseball All-Star Vida Blue is one of the former A's set to participate in a youth clinic in Richmond Tuesday.

Current and former Oakland A’s players to participate in Richmond youth clinic Tuesday

A Richmond baseball field has become a magnet for current and former Oakland A's players. A's outfielder Sam Fuld, third base coach Mike Gallego and three former players are scheduled to run a clinic for...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly schedule of high school sporting events, which includes the Tri County Athletic League (TCAL) basketball playoffs and the North Coast Section (NCS)...
Employee at Little Caeser's Pizza in El Cerrito shot during armed robbery

Employee at Little Caeser’s Pizza in El Cerrito shot during armed robbery

An employee of the Little Caeser's Pizza in El Cerrito was shot during an armed robbery of the business Monday night, police said. The robbery occurred about 8:20 p.m. at the eatery at 11299 San...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Federal judge refuses to restore ambulance service to Doctors Medical Center

A federal judge on Tuesday declined to force financially collapsing Doctors Medical Center to restore emergency ambulance service or halt more cutbacks, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The judge was responding to a lawsuit...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Richmond police catch SF homicide suspect following freeway pursuit in heavy traffic

Richmond police caught a murder suspect following a freeway pursuit Friday night that ended in Emeryville, police said. Prior to the chase, 26-year-old Miguel Ortiz, who is wanted in connection with a murder that occurred...
WCCUSD sports schedule for this week

Panthers, RPAL net victories in City of Richmond Rec basketball Thursday

Richmond RPAL defeated EM Downer YMCA 36-31 in the opening match Thursday of the City of Richmond Recreation Department basketball league. The match-up was a suspense-filled lock of horns between two teams seeking their first...

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El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...
Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the...