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Contra Costa County supes approve debt waiver plan to help preserve full-service DMC

One of several funding hurdles facing an ambitious plan to preserve a full-service Doctors Medical Center (DMC) through 2019 was overcome Tuesday after the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to forgive $12...
A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said.

Richmond house fire leads to discovery of marijuana grow operation

A one-alarm house fire in Richmond early Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. at 1825 Hellings Ave, Richmond fire Battalion...
El Cerrito police dog taken to vet after inhaling meth during search

El Cerrito police dog taken to vet after ingesting meth during search

An El Cerrito police canine named Koda has returned to full duty after ingesting methamphetamine during a bust last week, according to police and KTVU (Ch. 2). The incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after...
Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus is fighting to keep the attorney who works with the code enforcement unit, as her contract is up for renewal.

Richmond’s code enforcement unit, facing budget cuts, offers before-and-after pics of its work

The work performed earlier this month by the Richmond Police Department's code enforcement unit, which is facing significant cuts next fiscal year due to the city's budget deficit, was highlighted in City Manager Bill...
Amazon.com to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon to donate portion of certain sales to effort to improve downtown Richmond

Amazon is donating a portion of sales to an effort to revitalize downtown Richmond through its AmazonSmile initiative. The online retail giant allows shoppers who make a purchase at smile.amazon.com to choose from a long...

Warriors-themed ‘Dub Truck’ headed to El Cerrito Off the Grid on Wednesday

West County residents have a chance to win Warriors tickets when the "Dub Truck" rolls into Off the Grid in El Cerrito on Wednesday. The Off the Grid food truck event runs from 5 p.m....
The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over the decision to sell rabbit meat.

Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales

Officials at Whole Foods Market Inc. have responded to a complaint about the sales of rabbit meat at the grocer's Northern California stores. Rabbit meat has been consumed by humans for a very long time...
Dr. Seuss quoted in pitch for Richmond road repair: 'I meant what I said and I said what I meant'

Dr. Seuss quoted in pitch for road repair: ‘I meant what I said and...

Members of Richmond City Council have been asked to follow this bit of wisdom from Dr. Seuss: “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one hundred percent!” The...
Video! Watch Richmond firefighters battle 'close call' fire in carport

Video! Watch Richmond firefighters battle ‘close call’ fire in carport

A Friday night blaze that scorched a Richmond carport and downed a power line was captured on a firefighter's helmet cam, offering a compelling look at what our bravest face in even a "little...
A Richmond resident was arrested last week in connection with an undercover operation of a massage parlor in Louisiana.

Richmond resident arrested in connection with Louisiana massage parlor sting

A Richmond resident was arrested last week in connection with an undercover operation of a massage parlor in LaPlace, LA., that allegedly offered far more than foot rubs. Junzhi Wang, 55, who is cited by...

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Protesters camp at Richmond Civic Center to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

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Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Local officials are racing against time to repair the North Richmond Pump Station ahead of the rainy season. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council voted unanimously...