Friday, February 28, 2020

Richmond

Three pro teams help make Martin Luther King Jr. Park playfields state of the...

Three years ago, Oakland Raiders Hall of Famer Jim Otto was stunned upon arriving at the grand opening of a newly renovated football field at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond, which the...
Richmond Soroptimist to hold yet another unique fundraiser: Teddy Bear Tea Party.

Richmond Soroptimist to hold yet another unique fundraiser: Teddy Bear Tea Party

Soroptimist International of Richmond, the organization providing services and scholarships to bolster women and girls in West County, is known for holding unique fundraising events. The next event promises not to disappoint in the unique...
Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

Two shootings in North Richmond injure three people

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating two separate shootings in North Richmond that injured three people. Deputies responded to a report of shots fired at 10:19 p.m. Monday in the area of 5th...
500 lbs. of Mexican meth seized in Contra Costa County trafficking operation

500 lbs. of meth seized in Contra Costa County trafficking operation

Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday the seizure in Contra Costa County of about 500 pounds of methamphetamine imported from Mexico and the arrests of 22 individuals. The drugs, worth an estimated $18 million, were...
Influential local residents are set to be inducted Nov. 1 to the 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class.

Inspiring locals named to 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class

Influential local residents are set to be inducted Nov. 1 to the 2014 Contra Costa College Hall of Fame class. The 65th CCC Hall of Fame honors former students and staff members or generous community...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

This week’s WCCUSD sports schedule released; two Richmond football teams to meet

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule:
Amtrak is investigating what caused a window on a train to partially shatter about 6 miles east of Richmond.

Man fatally struck by train in Richmond a local resident

Michael Shumake, 37, of Richmond, was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as the person who was fatally struck by a westbound Capitol Corridor train Thursday afternoon. Shumake was reportedly struck near Nevin...

Fiddle and cello masters headline benefit for RotaCare Richmond Free Medical Clinic

We should have stopped fiddling around and told you about this great benefit concert sooner. Tonight at 8 p.m., a prominent fiddler and cellist duo will headline a benefit concert in Berkeley for RotaCare Richmond...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Proposal to redirect Chevron funds to DMC could cost 400 full college scholarships

A proposal to use $15 million of the $90 million community benefits package tied to the Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project to keep Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital would come at...
Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton.

Richmond rappers represent as influential battle rap competition rekindles in Stockton

One of the West Coast's most influential battle rap stages has returned following a two-year hiatus, and naturally artists from "Rich City" represented. Da Jungle, the battle rap competition that made a significant mark on...

Latest Articles

WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...