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Rod Jones, El Cerrito High and NFL alum, dies by suicide

Rod Jones, former NFL tight end who was born in Richmond and was a hall of fame athlete at El Cerrito High and the University of Washington, fatally shot himself on Saturday at 54...
Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Purim Carnival

Temple Beth Hillel invites community to Hanukkah Celebration

Temple Beth Hillel in Richmond is inviting the community to its annual Hanukkah Celebration from noon to 3 p.m.  The event will start with Beit Hillel Midrash students leading the congregation and guests in lighting...
Upcoming community forum to discuss 23rd Street prostitution problem

Richmond SOL Thanksgiving set for Veterans Memorial Hall

Community members in need are invited to a clothing and food giveaway event Thanksgiving morning at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 968 23rd St. The 12th Annual Richmond SOL Thanksgiving is set to take place...
Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

Youth Entrepreneur Day to focus on downtown innovation

For insight into Richmond’s future, we ought to consult with local youth who are, naturally, Richmond's future. This Saturday, Nov. 17, young adults, including high school students, are invited to a unique Youth Entrepreneur Day...
East Richmond Heights’ homes get into Halloween spirit

East Richmond Heights’ homes get into Halloween spirit

By Kathy Chouteau Does your house help put a little “boo” into Halloween? Every Oct. 1, this reporter’s family ushers in the season of scary by hanging our resident Halloween spider, “Boris,” up on the front...
ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins

Fun new pumpkin patch at The Shops at Hilltop

By Kathy Chouteau Ready to get your ‘pick of the patch?’ A new pumpkin patch and family entertainment attraction in Richmond can deliver just that—and then some. ABC Tree Farms and Pick of the Patch Pumpkins—a...

Rotarians surprise Downer Elementary teachers with $100 gift cards

Downer Elementary's 29 teachers were surprised last week with $100 gift cards to purchase school supplies and other classroom needs from the San Pablo Rotary. Over 25 Rotarians team up throughout the year on various...
Dirt World expected to be complete next week

Dirt World expected to be done next week

By Mike Kinney The highly-anticipated Dirt World bike park in Richmond, which had its debut delayed due to weather-related factors, is on track to be completed by next week, said lead track builder Alex Fowler,...
Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

Butterflies released at San Pablo cemetery in memory of Melissa Yvette Mendoza

If you were in San Pablo yesterday, you might have spotted a few more butterflies than usual. For that, you can thank Melissa Yvette Mendoza. At St. Joseph Cemetery on Sunday, loved ones still mourning Mendoza’s...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on Fred Jackson Way between Grove and Chesley avenues in North Richmond. The...

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Red Bay Coffee celebrates grand opening

By Kathy Chouteau Red Bay Coffee Roasters, the first coffee shop to swing open its doors in downtown Richmond in two decades, has officially opened...
Contra Costa County food pantry open to all students

Contra Costa College food pantry open to all students

Did you know that Contra Costa College keeps a food pantry open to all students, regardless of income, because, "groceries are expensive!" Any enrolled student...
New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

New Ace Hardware store to open in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store will open in Pinole on Aug. 8, with a grand opening slated for Sept. 13-15. The store will open in...