Sunday, August 25, 2019

Richmond

Richmond's more than 32-mile section of Bay Trail will host plenty of springtime activities.

Richmond Bay Trail’s spring activities list released

Richmond’s more than 32 miles of Bay Trail will host plenty of activities this spring. On Monday, the Trails for Richmond Action Committee (TRAC) released an abbreviated list of upcoming events from its website. Here's what...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Richmond police arrest local Francisco Becerra for warrants, meth

A 26-year-old man wanted on weapons charges could not outrun two Richmond police officers last weekend. At 6:25 p.m. Saturday, two officers saw Francisco Becerra, of Richmond, allegedly taking part in a drug transaction with...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Seven Sundays of BART delays between Richmond and Berkeley

BART service between the Richmond and Berkeley stations experienced track maintenance delays on Sunday, and will endure similar delays for another six Sundays as the work is completed, the transit agency said. Service north of...

Man killed after car rolls off Richmond Parkway, plummets 100 feet

A man was killed when the car he was driving rolled off the Richmond Parkway and plummeted about 100 feet into a swampy ravine early Sunday, police said. Emergency crews responded about 5:05 a.m. to...
Richmond residents, city staff and local businesses helped beautify the Iron Triangle last month.

Trees in Richmond’s Iron Triangle get much-needed maintenance

A stand of trees in the virtually tree-less Iron Triangle neighborhood is looking sharp after the nonprofit group Pogo Park teamed with city staff and local businesses last month to clean, prune and restore...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Man convicted in fatal beating of Richmond transient back in jail

One of three men convicted in connection with the fatal beating of a homeless woman in Richmond in 2008 is reportedly back in jail on charges of possessing a loaded gun and stolen property. Robert...
Future BART car design revised to better serve disabled groups

VIDEO! BART unveils design of future train car

BART has unveiled the design of its future fleet of train cars. The transit agency is holding events at 10 stations between April 16 and May 9 to allow the public to tour a model...
A Richmond resident was a contestant on an interesting episode of Jeopardy! Wednesday.

Richmond resident a contestant on Jeopardy!, witnesses diss

A Richmond resident was a contestant on Jeopardy! Wednesday night, an episode that garnered media attention for an uncomfortable exchange between host Alex Trebek and another contestant. Larissa Kelley, who reportedly has the highest total...
Richmond's Bay Trail task force was profiled by the Contra Costa Times on Tuesday.

Don’t miss profile of Richmond group building Bay Trail

In case you missed it, make sure to read this West County Times article about the building of the Bay Trail along Richmond's shoreline. The article profiles Bruce Beyaert, 77, a former top environmental manager...
A neighborhood watch group was established near Richmond Civic Center on Tuesday in an effort to prevent prostitutes from commuting to 23rd Street.

Richmond neighborhood trying to alter prostitutes’ work commute

A neighborhood watch group was established on a residential block near Richmond Civic Center Tuesday in an effort to prevent prostitutes from using the strip as passageway to 23rd Street, police said. Hayes Street between...

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Richmond art project couldn’t be critical of Trump. It still was.

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents in recent days have been speaking their collective truths in a way the city had never seen before -- except...

Stenmark Drive EB on-ramp to I-580 to close for maintenance

The Stenmark Drive on-ramp to eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond will be closed for scheduled maintenance, including cleaning and painting, during overnight hours...

Art project lights up Richmond Civic Center

Richmond citizens have spoken, loudly and clearly. “Inside Out,” a public art project spearheaded by Bay Area artist Christy Chan, went live on Tuesday on...