Sunday, July 21, 2019

Richmond

Murder charges possible for Hilltop crash

Prosecutors are considering filing murder charges against a 36-year-old Stockton woman in connection with a solo-vehicle crash last week in the Hilltop area that killed her boyfriend and critically injured two children. Chanetta Flanagan was...

Pt. Richmond couple release 2nd hike-and-burger video

A Point Richmond couple has released their second installation in a video series that takes viewers for a quick hike and cheeseburger in the Bay Area. In their first video, actor Patrick Jones and kindergarten teacher...

Richmond tax revenue gets boost from Amazon.com

The world's largest Internet retailer is now among the top 50 sales tax producers for the city of Richmond, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. In 2011, Amazon.com signed an agreement with the state of...

Richmond Oilers soccer fall in NCS playoffs

The young Richmond Oilers boys soccer team fought hard but fell 2-1 to Monte Vista in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section Division 1 playoffs on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Oilers' (15-7-3) lone score reportedly...

Plan to offer free WiFi in Iron Triangle released

A plan to install free WiFi for residents of the Iron Triangle neighborhood, along with refurbished computers and computer literacy training, is ready to be heard by city and county officials. Building Blocks for Kids...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Bill Lindsay’s plan to shape up Richmond’s public housing

Here's a shortened version of City Manager Bill Lindsay's plan to address major concerns at the Richmond Housing Authority. A series of scathing news reports about Richmond's public housing developments, particularly the Hacienda, prompted Lindsay's...

Salute’s gets lunchtime boost from Chevron Richmond employees

Although a major construction project has been hurting Marina Bay businesses, the Italian restaurant Salute E Vita was hopping during the lunch hours Thursday. That's because a few dozen employees from the Chevron Richmond refinery...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Hilltop DUI crash kills man, critically injures children

A 39-year-old man is dead, two young children are in critical condition, and a mother is facing DUI charges following a solo-vehicle crash in the Hilltop area Thursday night, police said. The horrific accident occurred...
The El Cerrito boys basketball team is headed to the North Coast Section Division III title game Saturday.

Salesian boys, girls headed to TCAL final

The Salesian boys shocked top-seeded El Cerrito Thursday with a buzzer-beating three-pointer, while the Salesian girls coasted against Kennedy, sending both Pride teams to Saturday's Tri County Athletic League tournament championship in Albany. The eighth-seeded...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond deficit ‘will be down to zero’ next week

Richmond has a budget deficit of about $4 million - but not for long, Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay said at Tuesday night's Council meeting. "We’re coming up with recommendations and hopefully by this time...

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North Richmond celebrates blues heritage

While the bands brought the blues, the community brought the color. Both served to uplift and celebrate North Richmond's rich musical heritage on Saturday. The...

Native American Walk for Sobriety unites the community

It’s officially called the Indigenous People’s Walk for Sobriety. But the hundreds of walkers who came out Saturday – along with the countless honks...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another...