Friday, February 28, 2020

Richmond

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...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Online tool from Center for Investigative Reporting allows you to see issues inside Hacienda...

The Center for Investigative Reporting has not moved on from its reporting about troubling conditions at the Hacienda public housing complex in Richmond, particularly since the building that was deemed uninhabitable by the city's...
Richmond's Mariah Williams predicted to be top freshman in Mountain West Conference.

Richmond’s Mariah Williams predicted as top freshman in Mountain West Conference

Richmond’s Mariah Williams, a freshman with the University of Nevada women’s basketball team, was named the Mountain West Preseason Freshman of the Year by the website College Sports Madness, her team announced Friday. The honor...
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...

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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...