Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Richmond

Dont miss the free AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion

Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the Bay Area AltCar Expo at Craneway Pavilion on Friday and Saturday to check out the latest alternative energy vehicles. The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....
Investors vow to 'immediately' re-file lawsuit if Richmond, Calif. mayor's stalled eminent domain proposal is revived.

For Richmond supports new plan to address city’s blighted properties

A new proposal to rehabilitate hundreds of blighted homes in Richmond has gained support from the nonprofit For Richmond, which said in a blog post Wednesday it wants to connect the plan with local...

Richmond police seize two guns after stolen vehicle pursuit

With help from a police canine, Richmond cops seized two guns and arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle who led them on a lengthy chase Tuesday night, police said. The incident unfolded about 8:30...
9-year-old Richmond rapper continues to evolve as artist; drops new track

Video! Eight-year-old Richmond rapper has skills

A talented Richmond rapper is making a name for herself at just 8 years old. Mariah Sanaa is featured in a newly published YouTube video impressively rapping over Rich Homie Quan's popular track, "Walk Thru." The...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Richmond housing authority charged with nepotism

The nephew of Kathleen Jones, a top official at the Richmond Housing Authority, was paid more than double his salary in overtime and other perks as a public housing maintenance worker last year, according...
Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating, citing in part a strong economy.

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Richmond’s bond rating

Standard & Poor's has upgraded Richmond's bond rating based on the strength of the local economy and the city’s financial performance. The upgrade from AA-  to A+ should lead to lower interest rates and less...

The real Richmond: Sylvester Greenwood

In case you haven't heard, Rodney "Alamo" Brown published a 104-page book in November highlighting the many positive characters who have colored Richmond's history. The book, "If My Eyes Could Rewind: The Real Richmond, California...
Suspects in getaway car thwarted by construction of Richmond underpass named after fallen cop

Richmond’s Moody underpass project facing delay

Bad news for Marina Bay businesses: the much-anticipated reopening of Marina Bay Parkway between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard is facing a delay. The parkway was closed Sept. 3 due to construction of the Officer...
The historic Hotel Mac in Point Richmond will soon offer five new rooms that will reportedly be available to visitors seeking an extended stay.

Historic Point Richmond hotel adds five rooms

Five new extended-stay rooms will soon open at the historic Hotel Mac in Point Richmond. The Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau provided an image of one of the new rooms on its Facebook page this...
Downtown Richmond is about to look more artsy with the start of a mural from local artist Richard Muro Salazar.

Work gets started on large downtown Richmond mural

Richmond residents are going to get used to seeing muralist Richard Muro Salazar at the corner of Macdonald Avenue and Harbour Way. On Monday, the 28-year-old artist started painting a giant mural on the southwest...

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Richmond teen chosen to promote organ donation on Rose Parade float

When the 131st Rose Parade sets off in Pasadena on Jan. 1, 2020, a Richmond teenager will be making a worldwide impact while riding...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

RPD: Man fatally shot on 5th Street early Sunday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of 5th Street, between Chanslor and Bissell avenues, early Sunday. At 1:16...

2207 numbers among Richmond’s top take-out spots

By Kathy Chouteau A block away from the hustle & bustle of 23rd Street lies Richmond’s hottest new takeout joint, known simply by its ultra-chic,...