Saturday, May 30, 2020

Richmond

Jael Myrick named Richmond’s vice mayor for 2015

Richmond councilmember Jael Myrick, a rising star in local politics, has been named vice mayor of the city for 2015. At Tuesday's council meeting, Councilmember Nat Bates nominated Myrick to assume the yearlong post and...
Water Emergency Transportation Authority

Test ferry ride from Richmond to San Francisco promises a swift, gorgeous commute

A test trip on a high-speed ferry boat from San Francisco to Richmond, where a ferry terminal is being planned, took about 25 minutes in each direction, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. Last Tuesday,...
Thanks to the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), Contra Costa County parents can now view records for local child day care centers.

Contra Costa County parents can now see local day care records online

Thanks to the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), Contra Costa County parents can now view records for local child day care centers. You can look up individual day care centers here to find out how...
Richmond police officer who shot and killed Richard 'Pedie' Perez won't be charged

Richmond police officer who fatally shot Richard ‘Pedie’ Perez won’t be charged

The officer who fatally shot 24-year-old Richard 'Pedie' Perez following a confrontation outside a Richmond liquor store last year will not face criminal charges, the Contra Costa Times reported Tuesday. A letter from Contra Costa...
Richmond family safe after neighbor accidentally fires off shotgun into their home

Richmond family safe after neighbor accidentally fires off shotgun into their home

A Richmond family was luckily uninjured when a neighbor who was "playing around" with his loaded shotgun unintentionally fired a round into their apartment early Sunday, police said. The incident was reported about 2:50 a.m....
TCAL basketball, NCS soccer schedule for this week

WCCUSD athletics schedule for this week

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).
Iron Triangle's best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

Iron Triangle’s best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

A coalition of Contra Costa County stakeholders promoting healthy and active lifestyles for children has released a cool parent-rated map of the Iron Triangle's best parks for kids ages 0-5. The map includes Nevin Park,...
La Perla Mexican Delicattessen at Fourth Street and Nevin Avenue in Richmond is set to reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, according to the West County Times.

La Perla Mexican Deli set to reopen Tuesday

La Perla Mexican Deli at Fourth Street and Nevin Avenue in Richmond is set to reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, according to the West County Times. The restaurant is going to be somewhat different...
St. David School holding 'Eat to the Beat Crab Feed' on Feb. 7

St. David School to hold ‘Eat to the Beat Crab Feed’ on Feb. 7

Another great Crab Feed fundraiser is coming to Richmond. St. David School at 871 Sonoma St. is holding the Eat to the Beat Crab Feed Dinner & Dance on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. For $45 in...
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown to speak in Richmond

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown to speak in Richmond

Richmond residents between ages 19 and 30 are encouraged to apply to attend a breakfast discussion with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown next month as part of a For Richmond-hosted Black History Month...

Latest Articles

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...