Friday, July 3, 2020

Richmond

Top 10 most traffic congested areas in Bay Area named; I-80 included

MTC releases top 10 most traffic congested areas in Bay Area; I-80 included

The morning commute through West County on Interstate 80 made the top 10 list of the Bay Area's most traffic congested roadways - to the surprise of no one. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission released the...
Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond's NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters featured in upcoming photo exhibit at Richmond’s NIAD Art Center

Richmond firefighters are the stars of an upcoming photo exhibit at the NIAD Art Center. Over the last four years, photographer Christian Wimmer snapped amazing shots of the men and women of the Richmond Fire...
Police: Wednesday drug raid on Richmond home 'definitely going to help neighborhood'

Police: Wednesday drug raid on Richmond home ‘definitely going to help neighborhood’

Six suspected gang members were arrested Wednesday following a police raid on a drugs-filled Richmond home that has reportedly been a blight on the neighborhood for some time. At 9 p.m., Richmond detectives with help...
BART directors approve contract to make safety improvements outside Richmond Station

BART directors approve $2.7 million contract for improvements outside Richmond Station

Construction is slated to start in March on a $2.7 million project to improve the area outside BART's Richmond Station for the benefit of pedestrians, cars and buses. On Thursday, the BART Board of Directors...

Panhandler accused in brutal attack on woman on Cutting Boulevard facing forcible rape charges

The panhandler accused of brutally attacking a woman who gave him money on Cutting Boulevard earlier this month was charged last week with two counts of forcible rape, one count of making criminal threats...
Richmond officials offer residents options for Christmas tree disposal

Richmond officials offer residents options for Christmas tree disposal

A statement from the City of Richmond: Residents have several options to properly dispose of holiday trees this January. 1) If you’ve not already used your allocated On-Call Curbside Clean-up(s), call RSS Customer Service to arrange...
Golden Gate Bridge closure this weekend likely to impact East Bay traffic

Golden Gate Bridge closure this weekend likely to impact East Bay traffic

The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed to traffic this weekend, which could lead to traffic hell in the East Bay if travelers don't heed to the bridge district's no travel advisory. The bridge closure...
A Point Richmond intersection is quieter now that BNSF Railway installed a "curve lubricator" to muffle the screeching noise made by train wheels.

BNSF Railway looking to hire 10 conductor trainees at Richmond location

Richmond residents may want to know about current job openings as Conductor Trainee with BNSF Railway. The freight railroad transportation company re-announced the openings on its Twitter account Monday. Click here to apply.
The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

The Grinch channels Michael Jackson in fun Hilltop Community Church performance

Turns out the legendary Michael Jackson did not return from the dead, slip into a Grinch costume and perform at Richmond's Hilltop Community Church over the holidays. The costumed dancers who appear in a YouTube...
Kennedy High School rooms ransacked, valuables taken, in heartless burglary

Kennedy High set to open health clinic that will offer youth physicals and dental...

A brand new health clinic expected to open during the next month at Kennedy High School will offer students and other community youth a number of non-urgent services including physicals, immunizations, and even dental...

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Richmond coffee houses ready “to-go” serving caffeine-loving community

Catahoula beans boost BLM movement

By Kathy Chouteau Catahoula Coffee Company has created a way to not only indulge your love of the caffeinated bean, but also to support the...
Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond nears completion

By Mike Kinney Construction on the state-of-the-art Michelle Obama School campus in Richmond is set to be completed by the end of next month. Staff...
Don't miss these virtual Independence Day events

Don’t miss these virtual Independence Day events

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s fireworks along the waterfront are canceled this year. One bit of good news in this respect has been the reopening Thursday...