Saturday, May 30, 2020

Richmond

Sales tax rates in El Cerrito and Richmond increase on Wednesday

Did you drop more than $800 in cash in the Cosco parking lot?

Anyone who might have dropped more than $800 in cash in the Cosco parking lot at 4801 Central Ave. earlier this year is encouraged to contact the Richmond Police Department. The money was found on...
Popular Point Richmond strip set for major bike and ped improvements

Popular Point Richmond strip set for major bike and pedestrian improvements

Update: The project is hoped to get started in about two months, with completion slated for early January, according to project manager Michael Williams. A Point Richmond street is set to receive new bike lanes,...
U.S. Dept. of Energy awards Richmond residential solar energy provider $1 million

U.S. Dept. of Energy awards Richmond residential solar company $1 million

For a second straight year, a Richmond solar energy company has won a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) to continue developing technology that will make home installations less expensive and more...

Schedule released for community effort Saturday to rebuild Parchester Village park and playground

Volunteers planning to help rebuild the Parchester Village park and playground in one day should benefit from a newly released event schedule. The rebuilding effort will take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at...
Salesian's Halloween Fest Saturday night to feature spooky haunted hallway tour

Salesian’s Halloween Fest Saturday night to feature spooky haunted hallway tour

Salesian College Preparatory is hosting a "bone-chilling" Halloween event Saturday that includes a tour of a haunted hallway and a carnival for all ages. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the...
Assembly Budget Chair Nancy Skinner released a statement Monday on the passage of an on-time, balanced 2014-2015 California budget.

Assemblymember Skinner: We just passed best California budget in years

Assembly Budget Chair Nancy Skinner released a statement Monday on the passage of an on-time, balanced 2014-2015 California budget: "Yesterday, we passed a budget with wise investments that will benefit each and every Californian. And...
AC Transit seeks public input on fare hike proposals

AC Transit announces venue change for Richmond public feedback hearing

AC Transit is set to hold a public hearing in Richmond tonight to allow residents to offer feedback on Lines 72M and 74 and ideas on how to improve bus service in their community. The...
Grand jury offers harsh critique on Richmond Housing Authority

Center for Investigative Reporting wins award for exposing substandard Richmond Housing Authority

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) on Wednesday received an award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter (SPJ) related to its extensive coverage of the troubled Richmond Housing Authority that exposed...
Bay Area Rescue Mission to graduate formerly homeless who completed program

Survival of homeless man in Richmond who lost wife and two children inspires

A man who was living on Richmond’s streets before he sought help from the Bay Area Rescue Mission will make you think twice about the causes of homelessness. The man, identified only as Jake, told...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Richmond plan for Doctors Medical Center has many question marks

The Richmond City Council is backing a plan to use Chevron community benefits funds to keep financially-struggling Doctors Medical Center open as a full-service hospital for another three years, but the proposal comes with many...

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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...