Friday, June 5, 2020

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Richmond metal plating company forced to shut down due to hazardous waste violations

Richmond metal plating company forced to shut down due to hazardous waste violations

A court order has forced a Richmond metal plating company to shut down following continued violations of hazardous waste laws, the state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced Monday. On Wednesday, a Contra Costa...
DUI crash temporarily knocks out power in Marina Bay neighborhood

DUI crash temporarily knocks out power in Marina Bay neighborhood

A 27-year-old man accused of driving under the influence of methadone and marijuana crashed into a PG&E powerbox in the Marina Bay neighborhood on Sunday, knocking out power in the area for more than...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District is now hiring for the position of Director of Community Engagement.

Job alert! West Contra Costa Unified School District seeking Director of Community Engagement

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is now hiring for the position of Director of Community Engagement. The person hired for this role will help the district embark upon a strategic planning process that...
Richmond police: 48-year-old man busted for pointing laser at CHP chopper

48-year-old man busted for allegedly pointing laser at CHP chopper

A 48-year-old man was arrested on a felony charge early Saturday after Richmond police say he aimed a laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol helicopter. The incident was reported about 20 minutes after midnight...
Salesian alum Jeffrey Parker makes All-GNAC second team as sophomore

Salesian alum Jeffrey Parker named MVP of Western Washington University tourney

Salesian alum Jeffery Parker was blazing in the first two games of the season for Western Washington University (WWU), scoring a total of 43 points, including a whopping 18 points in the first 13...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

Not fun: Here’s the long list of proposed cuts to close Richmond budget deficit

Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay's preliminary proposals for closing the city's budget deficit are still not enough to solve the problem, he told City Council Tuesday night. To close a shortfall that reached as high...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

In a letter earlier this month (published in full below), Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay called on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to revoke permits allowing the rail transport of volatile...
Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Get ready for Tour de Trails Bike Ride: Richmond

Bicyclists are invited on a 16-mile ride showcasing little-known local trails on Dec. 6. The ride, which takes off from Richmond BART station at 10 a.m., is fun, easy-paced and mostly off-street and paved, according...
A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication.

Help Richmond residents find their Doberman Pinscher named Mary Jane

A Richmond family hopes the community can help locate their beloved Doberman Pinscher, which went missing Sunday night and requires daily medication for kidney problems. The pooch named Mary Jane is "a sweet family dog"...

Buy tickets to Warriors-Nuggets game in January to benefit West County students

Purchasing tickets for the Golden Gate Warriors home game against the Denver Nuggets on Jan. 19, a Monday, will benefit local public school students. Each ticket sold for the 1 p.m. game at Oracle Arena...

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Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

Amid social unrest, diversity celebrated in Richmond

An annual pledge to diversity and inclusion is taking place in Richmond this month with the raising of the Juneteenth and LGBT Pride flags...
FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

FBI seeks help to ID van involved in shooting of federal officers

The FBI San Francisco Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a white van used in the shooting of two federal officers...
Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

Richmond librarians to rally against possible cuts

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of local librarians, activists and community members are protesting possible cuts to Richmond Public Libraries’ services as it considers how...