Saturday, May 30, 2020

Richmond

A man told police he was trying to use free Wi-Fi outside his Iron Triangle home when he was shot Thursday afternoon.

Man shot while trying to use free Wi-Fi outside Iron Triangle home

A man told police he was trying to use free Wi-Fi outside an Iron Triangle home when he was shot Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to the 600 block of 5th St. about 12:15 p.m. following...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Richmond police requesting measures to reduce false alarm calls

The Richmond Police Department is sounding an alarm on the number of false alarm calls it receives from buildings. An estimated 94-percent of the time Richmond police are called about an alarm going off at...
Just days before Richmond ferry proposal faces important decision, old ferry dock sinks

Days before decision on Richmond ferry plan, old ferry dock sinks

For Mayor Tom Butt, the ferry terminal project near Craneway Pavilion in Richmond can't break ground soon enough. On Monday, the mayor sent us an email with the photo below, informing us that a ferry...
Medical marijuana dispensaries generate small profit for city

Owner of medical marijuana collective proposes new Richmond location for dispensary

Even though John Valdez has held a city permit to open a medical dispensary since 2011, he has struggled to find a location that doesn't incite community opposition. Now the owner of the Richmond Compassionate...

A photo journey of Martin Luther King Jr. Day along the Richmond Greenway

Armed with garden tools and great ideas, community volunteers got to work on the Richmond Greenway Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. Rather than lounging around the house for...
Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Students can see Selma at Century Hilltop Theatre for free at 10:50 a.m. Monday

Along with a large volunteer effort along Richmond Greenway Monday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, middle school and high school students can get free admission to the film Selma...
Strike at Kaiser Richmond called off due to tentative contract agreement

Strike called off at Kaiser Richmond due to tentative contract agreement

Kaiser’s registered nurses are no longer planning to strike on Wednesday and Thursday after a tentative contract agreement was achieved. About 18,000 RNs and nurse practitioners at Kaiser hospitals and clinics across Northern and Central...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond mayor: Anyone want to be a councilmember?

This notice was first published in Mayor Tom Butt's e-forum: Candidates interested in being selected to fill the City Council seat vacated by my election as mayor will have to begin the process by completing...
A proposal to give Richmond residents a 48-hour grace period on towing and storage fees after their car was stolen or vandalized was put on hold Thursday.

Brakes put on proposal to give car theft victims 48-hour grace period on tow...

A proposal that would give Richmond residents a 48-hour grace period on towing and storage fees after their vehicle was stolen or vandalized was put on hold Thursday following dissent from tow companies. The proposal...
Man shot by officer ID'd by Richmond police

Man shot by officer ID’d by Richmond police

Marceleno Gonzales, 20, of Richmond, has been identified by police as the man who was shot by an officer Thursday. Gonzales remained in critical condition at a local trauma center Friday, police said. The department cited...

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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...