As of 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, a total of 11 homicides were recorded in Richmond in 2014—a record low since 1971. Following a persistent trend, the number came down from 16 in [...]
Cruz Caldera and Rochelle Monk have been recognized as this year’s employees of the year by the the City of Richmond. These awards honor employees who are dedicated to the highest standards of public service [...]
The Veteran Resource Program (VRP) in Richmond has received a $12,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation. The VRP helps veterans with housing, benefits, education and employment. Earlier this year, a proposal was submitted [...]
Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus set off a storm of protests – including from some rank and file members of his wn department, when he held up a “#Black Lives Matter” sign at a local [...]
After the Richmond High School Oilers basketball team lost their team captain to gun violence, players from the Golden State Warriors and head coach Steve Kerr made it a point to offer the team support [...]
Teen Services Librarian Añgela Cox has been assigned to work as the city staff liaison for the newly formed Richmond Youth Council. The Richmond Youth Council replaces the Richmond Youth Commission, which has not been [...]
Tom Butt was elected Richmond Mayor Tuesday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the Chevron Corporation which failed to defeat him or elect candidates the oil company had supported.
In keeping with its commitment to supporting Richmond community-based agencies, Laconia Development LLC has donated $5,000 to the Richmond Steelers.
West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Full Services Community Schools has earned a prestigious 2014 Golden Bell Award in the School Climate category from the California School Boards Association (CSBA), it was recently announced.
I have watched with intense interest our national, state, and local politics. As Richmond prepares to vote for a new mayor and city council, a few things have stood out as insults to Richmond voters.