Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Richmond

Ex-Richmond cop claims his rejection of chief's sexual advances led to firing

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus to discuss his innovative community policing strategy

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus, known nationwide for his innovative approach to community policing and creating culture that is sensitive to the needs of local residents, will discuss his strategies at the Richmond Public...
Richmond mayor faces heat for lobbying for Cuban Five in Washington D.C. rather than Hacienda residents

Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin’s association with Ecuador’s U.S. PR firm raises questions

When Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin visited the jungles of Ecuador on what she described as a fact-finding mission recently, all her travel expenses were paid by the Ecuadorian government through a New York public...
Community View: Illegal dumping along section of Richmond Greenway 'out of control'

Councilman Butt: Richmond Ferry prospect ‘about to hit the fast track’

(This post was first published on Councilman Tom Butt's e-forum Wednesday morning). by Councilman Tom Butt, After years of wondering, it appears that the prospect of a Richmond Ferry is about to hit the fast track....
The suspect wanted for the vicious beating and carjacking of an 89-year-old woman in El Cerrito Sunday was arrested Wednesday in Oakland.

El Cerrito police hunting for man who beat up, carjacked 89-year-old woman

El Cerrito police are hunting for a man who reportedly punched an 89-year-old woman during a carjacking last weekend outside a CVS store on San Pablo Avenue. Police responded about 1:55 p.m. Sunday to the...
Kamala Harris’ office clarifies letter about EIR for Chevron Richmond refinery modernization.

Kamala Harris’ office clarifies letter about EIR for Chevron Richmond refinery modernization

A spokesperson for Attorney General Kamala Harris released a statement Tuesday afternoon clarifying Harris' position on the environmental review process for the Chevron Richmond refinery modernization project. “Our office met with Chevron and city officials...
A woman accused of abducting her three children from their father's San Pablo home, prompting a statewide Amber Alert, was arrested on suspicion of killing the father.

Slain San Pablo man’s three children found safe in Richmond; mom arrested

A woman accused of abducting her three children from their father's San Pablo home, prompting a statewide Amber Alert Monday, has been arrested on suspicion of killing the father. San Pablo police located Alicia Ortez,...
Community invited to Richmond fundraiser for Kamala Harris' Senate bid on Dec. 13

AG Kamala Harris submits comments on Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond refinery modernization

Attorney General Kamala Harris says the 1,100--page draft environmental review (DEIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery modernization project needs to do more to prove that the planned upgrades will make the plant cleaner and...
Expect amazing sounds to come out of Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond this weekend.

Don’t miss! Popular Jewish choir to perform at Richmond’s Temple Beth Hillel

Expect amazing sounds to come out of Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond this weekend. The popular Kol Truah Jewish Choir of the East Bay is scheduled on Saturday to lead a celebration of music at...
Richmond, Calif. has been ranked as the third best medium-sized U.S. city for women in the workforce.

Richmond, Calif. ranked third best medium-sized U.S. city supporting working women

Richmond, Calif. is the third best medium-sized U.S. city for women in the workforce, according to financial services information site NerdWallet. NerdWallet crunched data on 522 cities to determine what it believes are the best...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Plan pitched to downsize rather than shut down Doctors Medical Center

The financially unsustainable Doctors Medical Center (DMC) in San Pablo could be downsized rather than closed for good as part of a new plan pitched at a town hall meeting Monday night, according to...

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...
Local real estate couple aims to demystify process for first-time buyers

Real estate couple holding first-time homebuyer seminar

A local couple known as a dynamic duo in real estate are helping to demystify the home purchasing process for first-time buyers, including members...