Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Richmond

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Video! Watch ‘real men’ read at North Richmond’s Verde Elementary as part of literacy...

We told you last week about an impressive literacy program at North Richmond's Verde Elementary School called "Real Men Read," which has men from the community volunteering their time every month to read to...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

These East Bay ERs received the most patients after Doctors Medical Center halted ambulance...

In the first two weeks after financially struggling Doctors Medical Center began diverting emergency ambulance traffic to other hospitals, nearby Kaiser Medical Center in Richmond received the most traffic with 322 patients admitted into...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond police detain mentally disturbed man, seize multiple weapons at his home

A mentally ill Richmond man was taken into custody Thursday, and a half-dozen weapons were seized at his home, after a local pastor alerted authorities about his disturbing text messages, police said. Officers responded to...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Doctors Medical Center to close on April 21 after 60 years serving the community

Financially crippled Doctors Medical Center will close on April 21, ceasing to provide clinical care after 60 years of serving the community, the West Contra Costa Healthcare District Board of Directors voted on Thursday. Despite...
A burglary suspect grabbed a broom when residents of a Richmond home caught him trying to clean them out, police said.

Broom-brandishing burglar busted on Barrett Avenue

A burglary suspect became violent with a broomstick Sunday morning after residents of a Richmond home caught him trying to clean them out, police said. Police were called about a burglary at the home in...
Richmond police seeking vehicle connected to officer-involved shooting last weekend

Richmond police searching for vehicle connected to officer-involved shooting

Richmond police are asking for the public's help in locating the PT Cruiser that 19-year-old Daniel Tolosa allegedly ran from  Saturday night while fleeing police -- and right before he was shot during a...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Assemblymember Skinner introduces bill to help Doctors Medical Center

Legislation aimed at increasing funds for Doctors Medical Center by hiking federal reimbursement rates has been introduced by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, and in response Richmond Councilman Jael Myrick is requesting an emergency City Council...
Motorcyclist killed on Interstate Highway 80 on Wednesday identified as El Cerrito resident

Fatal collision shuts down multiple lanes on westbound I-80 in Richmond

A motorcyclist was killed after falling into the path of a big rig and SUV Wednesday afternoon. The crash scene blocked multiple westbound lanes on I-80 in Richmond east of Central Avenue, according to the...
Local students will learn to code at one of two UC Berkeley summer camp opportunities

Local students will learn how to code at UC Berkeley summer camp

Local students are encouraged to apply to attend a UC Berkeley camp this summer to learn how to code, build simple websites and apps, and understand network vulnerability and protection. West County students headed into...
NIAD Art Center to host live music Saturday afternoons during the fall

Chicago group supporting NIAD Art Center students by helping to sell their work

The impressive artists who ply their trade at Richmond's NIAD Art Center are now having their works sold by Chicago's We Are Lions, a philanthropic group that sells art in order to support organizations...

Latest Articles

Richmond police chief to host town hall on recent spate of violence

Richmond police Chief Bisa French is set to host a virtual town hall to discuss the recent spate of violence within the community. The event...
Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Tamalpais enrollment for next school year opens Oct. 1

Summit Public Schools: Tamalpais has announced that enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins Oct. 1. Summit Tamalpais is a tuition-free public charter school located...
Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

Richmond collaboration providing meals and PPE expands

By Mike Kinney A Richmond Main Street Initiative-led program providing restaurant-quality food to community members experiencing food insecurity has grown to provide 4,000 meals per...