Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Richmond

Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

CIR: Contra Costa County civil grand jury investigating Richmond Housing Authority

The Center for Investigative Reporting, which through a series of stories exposed gross mismanagement and neglect at the Richmond Housing Authority, reported Tuesday the RHA is now being investigated by the Contra Costa County...

Used needles found a block from school in Richmond Police Department’s 2nd virtual ride...

The Richmond Police Department released its second pictorial video Thursday documenting the daily lives of its police officer through the lens of a citizen. In each pictorial video, a local resident tags along on a...
Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

CBE settles with air district over Chevron Modernization, but construction still on hold

An environmental group announced Thursday it has settled its lawsuit with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over permits for the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project, but that doesn't clear the way for...
Richmond magician who received esteemed award to be honored by city

Richmond magician who received esteemed award to be honored by city

An accomplished Richmond born-and-raised magician who earned a historic award last summer is set to be honored by the City of Richmond later this month. On July 4, Alex Ramon, 29, was honored at a...
The pistol-whipping and robbery of a bicyclist near the El Cerrito BART station Wednesday led to the arrest of five minors and two Richmond men.

Pistol-whip robbery near El Cerrito BART station leads to seven arrests

The pistol-whipping and robbery of a bicyclist near the El Cerrito BART station late Wednesday led to the arrest of five juveniles and two Richmond men, police said. The incident unfolded about 11 p.m., when...
Plan for winery at Riggers Loft has important connection to upcoming Veteran's Day event.

Plan for winery at Riggers Loft has important connection to upcoming Veteran’s Day event

In a Veteran's Day ceremony on Nov. 11 connecting the Richmond waterfront's proud past and bright future, the SS Red Oak Victory's 70th anniversary will be celebrated in Riggers Loft, a historic building once...

So much happening at St. David School free Fall Festival Saturday: DJ, laser tag,...

The free annual St. David Fall Festival has pretty much everything for everyone looking to have a blast on Saturday, from a parade to live performances, laser tag, an adult beverage garden and true...
NIAD Art Center to host live music Saturday afternoons during the fall

‘Master list maker’ among artists featured at NIAD Art Center starting July 11

Artist Sara Malpass is a master list maker. For nearly a half-decade, Malpass has been going to Richmond's NIAD Art Center at 551 23rd St. in order to make lists. Sometimes she makes lists on texts...
Bearcats capture 2014 City of Richmond 12U Flag Football championship

Bearcats, Cougars pull off wins in City of Richmond’s Flag Football League

The City of Richmond's Flag Football league on Oct. 8 featured an anticipated matchup between the undefeated Richmond All-Stars and the 1-1 EM Downer Bearcats. The game was close throughout, with the Bearcats escaping with...
Richmond targeting unsightly businesses on 23rd, Macdonald and San Pablo

Richmond targeting unsightly businesses on 23rd, Macdonald and San Pablo

Businesses along 23rd Street, Macdonald Avenue and San Pablo Avenue with rampant code and zoning violations are being targeted by the city as part of an effort to improve and beautify the busy thoroughfares,...

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...
Local real estate couple aims to demystify process for first-time buyers

Real estate couple holding first-time homebuyer seminar

A local couple known as a dynamic duo in real estate are helping to demystify the home purchasing process for first-time buyers, including members...