Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Richmond

Watch Coronado Elementary students perform with professional opera singers

Watch Coronado Elementary School students perform with professional opera singers

Students at Richmond's Coronado Elementary School recently performed alongside professional opera singers in a 45-minute adaptation of La Bohème, according to the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The video below shows an excerpt of...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Amid battle with crippling budget deficit, OT for Richmond Fire Department captains doubled last...

A Richmond Fire Department captain received overtime pay last year that “exceeded the sticker price on a 2014 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder,” according to this alarming Contra Costa Times report. Overall, overtime for RFD captains ballooned...
Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College underway

Registration for Spring classes at Contra Costa College began Monday, with classes starting Jan. 12, according to the school. Enroll online here.
Vigilant neighbor leads Richmond police to burglary bust

Vigilant neighbor leads Richmond police to burglary bust

A watchful neighbor was praised by Richmond police following the arrest of a suspected burglar in the 1500 block of Santa Clara Avenue Friday afternoon. The incident unfolded around 2:45 p.m., when the neighbor watched...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Morning BART delay caused by woman on tracks at Richmond Station

A woman on the tracks at Richmond Station Tuesday morning caused moderate BART delays, according to Bay City News. Police responded to the station just before 8 a.m. and pulled the woman from the trackway,...
Hilltop Mall store on JCPenney closure list

Richmond residents have close access to some of the best Black Friday deals

Richmond-area residents have plenty of local options this Black Friday. Financial website WalletHub ranked 22 major U.S. retailers by their average markdowns on Black Friday, surveying 5,525 deals from ad scans. Six of the top 10...
Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said Friday.

Don’t forget! SS Red Oak Victory barbecue bash July 3

Tickets for the July 3 barbecue aboard the SS Red Oak Victory are going fast, organizers said this week. The $25 ticket price, which pays for dinner, a historic film, karaoke and an ideal seat...

Soaring Richmond cheer and dance team fundraising for trip to nationals

A nonprofit Richmond cheer and dance team that made waves last month at a regional competition is seeking donations to send the kids to nationals. The Richmond Diamonds helps local children develop in the sport...
Richmond student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16 others

Richmond High student has nearly perfect grades while living in computer-less house with 16...

Don't miss KPIX 5's amazing story about Richmond High student Antonio Gonzales, who despite living in a home with 16 other people, including children, still manages to achieve near-perfect grades. Gonzales is keeping true to...
Iron Triangle's best parks for ages 0-5 rated by parents and mapped

Elm Playlot’s hours extended since revamped Richmond park has been ‘such a hit’

The new Elm Playlot, which opened last week for summer play, has been so popular that its hours have been extended. The park at 720 Elm Ave. in Richmond's Iron Triangle will now be open...

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SPPD has new leads on homicide case thanks to public

SPPD has new leads on homicide case thanks to public

The San Pablo Police Department developed new leads into the June 12 killing of Shawn Anthony Tillis after reaching out to the community for...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

Red Oak Victory fundraiser commemorates ‘Operation Magic Carpet’

By Kathy Chouteau Time to pull out your 1940s civilian or military threads and get ready to party on the Red Oak Victory ship, which...
City invites community input on Shields-Reid Park redesign

City invites community input on Shields-Reid Park redesign

By Kathy Chouteau Want to weigh-in on the redesign of Richmond’s Shields-Reid Park? The City of Richmond is hosting two upcoming sidewalk meetings where local...