Friday, August 7, 2020

Richmond

Three men arrested in connection with Bonfare Market robbery and shooting

Three men arrested in connection with Bonfare Market robbery and shooting

Three men have been arrested in connection with the robbery and shooting of a clerk at a San Pablo convenience store last week, police said. Oakland residents Mario Halterman, 27, and Samson Tatum Jr., 40,...

Future condition of Richmond streets remain uncertain despite new tax

Though Richmond voters were promised noticeably improved streets after passing a one-half-cent sales tax in November, that outlook remains unclear. On Tuesday, council members were divided after hearing proposals from city staff on how to...
Willing to spill blood for your Raiders? Blood donors at Hilltop Mall drive get free game ticket.

Willing to spill blood for your Raiders? Blood donors at Hilltop Mall to get...

Oakland Raiders fans should be aware that Hilltop Mall is hosting a blood drive Friday, and that each donor will be given a free ticket to the team's last preseason game against the Seattle...

$2,000 Richmond police escort for Rev. Jesse Jackson ‘excessive’

The roughly $2,000 it cost for a police escort for the Rev. Jesse Jackson from San Francisco to a Richmond church last weekend was "excessive," Richmond police Capt. Mark Gagan told San Francisco Chronicle...
Residents of Richmond's 'uninhabitable' Hacienda will soon relocate

More troubling news for Richmond Housing Authority: a police investigation

More allegations of corruption at the troubled Richmond Housing Authority have led to a police investigation. The probe involves $340,000 that was supposed to be earmarked for maintenance at the Hacienda complex over the last...
Richmond one of seven U.S. cities awarded grant to revitalize neighborhoods

Nonprofits, public agencies can tap Feb. 5 training on volunteer team building in Richmond

Local nonprofits and public agencies can benefit from learning how to effectively recruit, manage and motivate volunteers who are often their lifeblood. That's why the Volunteer Center of the East Bay (VCEB) is encouraging local...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

CC Times calls latest proposals to save Doctors Medical Center ‘cruel hoax’

A Contra Costa Times editorial on Monday pointedly characterized the latest efforts to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a "cruel hoax that provides false hope." The newspaper also sided with a stakeholder group's assessment...
The 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline that is being restored to wetlands – just got some new residents.

Richmond kids help release herons and egrets into stunning new home: Breuner Marsh

The 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline that is undergoing a major restoration – just got some new residents. On Wednesday, youths from the Richmond Police Athletic...
Interesting facts about Richmond from Mayor Tom Butt's State of the City

Interesting facts about Richmond from Mayor Tom Butt’s State of the City

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt stated a lot of ambitious goals in his well-received State of the City address Tuesday, many of which you'll read about, or have already read about, in the Richmond Standard. We've...

Richmond mayor: 2015 could bring start of North Richmond annexation

Mayor Tom Butt says 2015 could be the year unincorporated North Richmond and the city of Richmond become "one Richmond." In his first State of the City address Tuesday, the mayor reported progress in his...

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Kennedy teacher’s art works set for de Young exhibition

Kennedy High teacher’s artworks set for de Young exhibition

By Kathy Chouteau A Richmond teacher is “on the edge” of fulfilling his lifelong dream. Steve Mainini, who has worked as a visual arts teacher...
County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

County no longer eyeing purchase of Hilltop Marriott to serve homeless

By Mike Kinney Contra Costa County is no longer looking to purchase the 190-unit Hilltop Courtyard by Marriott in Richmond for the purpose of developing...
Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

Boteco serves up authentic Brazilian cuisine in Richmond

By Mike Kinney Since age 10, Katia Kuhnhausen has had a passion for cooking, in large part inspired by her late father, a Portuguese immigrant...