Friday, February 21, 2020

Richmond

Soaring Richmond cheer and dance team fundraising for trip to nationals

A nonprofit Richmond cheer and dance team that made waves last month at a regional competition is seeking donations to send the kids to nationals. The Richmond Diamonds helps local children develop in the sport...
Richmond student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16 others

Richmond High student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16...

Don't miss KPIX 5's amazing story about Richmond High student Antonio Gonzales, who despite living in a home with 16 other people, including children, still manages to achieve near-perfect grades. Gonzales is keeping true to...
Iron Triangle's best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

Elm Playlot’s hours extended since revamped Richmond park has been ‘such a hit’

The new Elm Playlot, which opened last week for summer play, has been so popular that its hours have been extended. The park at 720 Elm Ave. in Richmond's Iron Triangle will now be open...
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

This week’s WCCUSD sports schedule includes football playoffs, basketball, soccer

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule:
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Richmond fire chief retiring to spend more time with family; nine interviewed for his...

Richmond Fire Chief Michael Banks says he is retiring at the end of December to spend more time with his family, and added that nine candidates recently interviewed for his job. We learned Banks planned...
Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

‘Crime wave’ of stolen cars in Richmond’s North & East neighborhood

Police are asking residents of Richmond’s North & East neighborhood to be vigilant following a recent rash of car thefts. Cars are being stolen in the middle of the night and reported to police in...
Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

Police operation targeting car burglaries at Pacific East Mall nets two arrests Sunday

A police operation targeting vehicle burglaries in the Pacific East Mall parking lot led to two arrests Sunday, police said. Richmond police officers have been patrolling the parking lot during the last two months in...
City of Richmond plans to unveil smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

City of Richmond developing smartphone app that allows residents to report potholes, graffiti etc.

Residents will soon be able to use their smartphone to report issues such as graffiti, potholes and downed trees to City of Richmond staff via a new app that's being developed. At its Tuesday meeting,...

Inspiring Kennedy High alum urges students to be pro-active about college

Although Claudia Campos’ parents don’t have college degrees, they drilled the importance of achieving one in her mind. “My parents always said, college is the way, college is the way,” Campos said. “They never gave...

Masked men tie up Point Richmond pharmacy employees, steal drugs

Three masked men tied up employees at a Point Richmond pharmacy Friday afternoon before making off with drugs such as OxyContin, oxycodone, and oxymorphone, police said. The men walked into Point Pharmacy at 139 W....

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City launches Transparent Richmond platform

City launches Transparent Richmond platform

In an effort to increase transparency in government operations, Richmond just launched Transparent Richmond, a citywide open data and performance reporting system powered by...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the...
Richmond: Suns shine on family-owned furniture store

Richmond’s family-owned El Sol Furniture shines on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Quality furniture that is unique isn't the only reason people from out of town visit this store on 23rd Street in Richmond....