Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Richmond

RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond’s mayor will run for city council

The West Count Times has some big scoops about the upcoming elections, including that termed out Mayor Gayle McLaughlin will run for a City Council seat in November and that a Richmond Progressive Alliance...

Richmond police hunting for shooting suspect

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 20-year-old man wanted in connection with a shooting and robbery in Richmond on Feb. 6. A felony warrant has been issued for the arrest of Kelvin...
Coroner's Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

Richmond jail cell flooded after attempted suicide

Extensive damage was sustained to a Richmond jail cell Wednesday afternoon after a female inmate who tried to hang herself damaged the sprinkler heads and flooded the cell, police said. The unidentified woman, who had...

Neighbors mourn victim of 23rd Street house fire

The man who died in a single-alarm house fire in Richmond Wednesday night was described by neighbors as a kind person who was physically disabled. The fire broke out about 5:30 p.m. in a residential...

You might fall in love with cycling on Valentine’s Day

"Bike love" is in the air, according to Rich City RIDES. The nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization in Richmond is hosting a Valentine's Day group bike ride at the Richmond BART station. Folks are asked to...

Don’t miss RYSE film on UC Berkeley space lab

Richmond's RYSE Youth Center has put out another interesting documentary, and in this one we learn how stardust is captured from space and brought to a laboratory at the University of California at Berkeley. Youth...

Young Kennedy soccer team has bright future

Despite a 6-2 loss to St Mary's Monday that likely ended its season, the Kennedy boys soccer team is young, talented and looking forward to next year, Coach Harry Campbell said Wednesday. None of Kennedy's...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Richmond saving $100,000 as staffers use less paper

Richmond is saving $100,000 per year in office supplies because city employees are using less paper, according to Ofelia Alvarez, a buyer for the city. Last week, the Finance Standing Committee recommended the approval of...

Volunteers encouraged to plant trees in Richmond

Stop by the intersection of Humphrey Avenue and 34th Street Saturday morning to plant 15 trees in Richmond's North and East neighborhood. In his e-forum Tuesday, Councilman Tom Butt reminded us about the President's Day...

Detective’s love of motorcycles leads to racer bust

A Richmond police detective's love for motorcycle racing reportedly helped him crack a significant theft case last month that led to the arrest of an American Federation of Motorcycles racer. On Tuesday, Det. Cedric Tagorda ...

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Bakery takes healthier approach to making dough

By Kathy Chouteau Dan Gildor, owner and head baker at Marina Bay Bakery, is a man with a mission. In the case of the Richmond baker,...