Saturday, May 30, 2020

Richmond

Youth ages 7-14 invited to NBA FIT Clinic at EM Downer YMCA

Another swish for basketball camp sponsored by Nutiva and YMCA

So many kids and bouncing basketballs filled the EM Downer Family YMCA in Richmond on Thursday, one had to duck for cover every so often. But it was well worth it to watch local youths...
Bearcats capture 2014 City of Richmond 12U Flag Football championship

Stage set for City of Richmond Youth Flag Football’s final playoff round

The Richmond All-Stars defeated RPAL 18-0 on Oct. 29, earning a trip to the final playoff round of the City of Richmond's NFL Flag Football 12U division. The 6-1 Richmond All-Stars looked a bit thin...
Stockton, rather than Richmond, ends up with scrapped Google barge project

Stockton, rather than Richmond, ends up with scrapped Google barge project

Back in February, some Richmond leaders were a tad bummed that the Port of Richmond was not considered to house the once-mysterious Google barge, a multistory ship meant to be floating technology center. Turns out...
Richmond police arrest suspect in armed robbery under BART overpass.

Richmond police arrest suspect in armed robbery under BART overpass

A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with a gunpoint robbery underneath a BART overpass in Richmond early Tuesday, according to the Richmond Police Department. Jose Manjarrez was taken into custody a short time after...

Iron Triangle’s Harbour-8 Park built in six months; officially opens Friday

Just six months after receiving a grant, a second park built by neighborhood residents is set to open in the Iron Triangle on Friday. Harbour-8 Park, located between Harbour Way and 8th Street (along the...
The garden at Nevin Avenue and First Street in Richmond has a tragic past that gave way to a promising and inspiring future.

Richmond Rotary Peace Garden gets annual sprucing; reminds us of nature’s healing power

The gorgeous garden at Nevin Avenue and First Street in Richmond has a tragic past that gave way to a promising and inspiring future. On a bright and sunny morning in 2005, Richmond Rotarian Mark...
Cindy Howell is proving to Richmond that kale chips can taste better than potato chips

Cindy Howell is proving to Richmond that kale chips can taste better than potato...

Growing up with seven uncles, seven aunts and 68 first cousins in the Bronx helped Richmond's Cindy Howell learn to cook. “If you wanted to eat, you had to cook," Howell says. Now that Howell lives...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Latest plan to preserve full-service Doctors Medical Center ‘blindsided’ Hospital Council

The latest plan to preserve Doctors Medical Center "blindsided" members of the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, who are being asked to contribute as much as $4 million annually to keep the...
The monthly Point to Point Richmond event continues to gain in popularity, as evidenced by the event's growing list of participants.

Don’t forget! Second ever Point to Point Richmond event happening Saturday

The second installment of the super fun Point to Point Richmond event will be held Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The first running of the monthly event in May was reportedly a total...

56-year-old man pronounced dead near Hilltop Mall bank Tuesday night

Authorities are investigating what led to the death of a man who was found with a head injury near the Mechanics Bank at 3170 Hilltop Mall Road Tuesday night. Officers were called to the bank...

Latest Articles

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...