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Community collaboration cleans up encampment near Richmond Target

By Mike Kinney Richmond businesses, community organizations and city officials banded together Saturday to conduct an extensive clean-up of a homeless encampment located behind the wall of the Target store. Over 35 volunteers participated in the...
Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games resumes

Ferry service to San Francisco Giants games to resume

Ferry service is returning to San Francisco Giants games starting Friday, June 25, when the Giants host the Oakland Athletics for a weekend series, according to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which oversees the...
Pride flag raised at Richmond elementary school

Pride flag raised at Richmond elementary school

By Kathy Chouteau About 50 community members gathered at the front gate of Mira Vista School in East Richmond Heights on Sunday to celebrate what a parent organizer called the first LGBTQIA rainbow flag raising...

SF Ferry to reduce ride fares starting in July

Good news for ferry riders. The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors officially approved a proposal that includes temporary lower fares and an enhanced schedule for its San...

Submissions sought for 2021 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced he is hosting the 2021 Congressional Art Competition and Exhibition. The contest is open to high school students from the Eleventh Congressional District, including Contra Costa County. “Each year, I am...
Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Metro by T-Mobile store raffling 4 tablets, free internet to kids in need

Unlimited Wireless Metro at T-Mobile in Richmond is raffling off four tablets, each with unlimited Internet service paid for one year, to four students in need in the community. The family-owned store at San Pablo...
Congressman DeSaulnier to hold town hall in Richmond on Oct. 23

Congressman DeSaulnier remains in intensive care

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier remained in critical condition in an intensive care unit Wednesday, according to his sons, who issued a statement through is office. “At this point, our dad remains in critical condition in the...

Inaugural ‘Confident Catwalk’ set for Richmond Food Hall

The first ever 'Confident Catwalk,' a women's empowerment event, is set to take place Saturday at Richmond Food Hall and feature speeches from social entrepreneur and mentor Sheryl Grant, along with lifestyle blogger and...

Pedestrian fatally struck on I-580 in Richmond

A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run collision on Interstate Highway 580 early today, according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 2:40 a.m., the CHP was called to the scene on eastbound I-580...

Hardware Store Revived in Pinole

A new Ace Hardware store officially opened at 1440 Fitzgerald Drive in Pinole this week. The 30,707 square-foot store is located at the former Orchard Supply Hardware site. About 50 area residents will be employed...

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Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

Soul Mechanix groovin’ into Pinole’s Fernandez Park July 7

By Kathy Chouteau In the return of one of the first City of Pinole summer events in two years, Soul Mechanix is set to perform...
14 firearms seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

14 guns seized after five search warrants served simultaneously in Richmond

Fourteen illegally-possesses pistols, rifles and fully-automatic handguns were seized and seven suspects apprehended after the Richmond Police Department, with assistance from specialized law enforcement...
San Pablo party supplies store busted for selling illegal fireworks

San Pablo party supply shop busted for possession, sales of illegal fireworks

A police bust at a San Pablo party supplies store today uncovered several thousand pounds of illegal fireworks. An anonymous online tip led police to...