Point Molate

The historical uniqueness of a city in transformation

Richmond is a record breaker. Known for many years to host the largest oil refinery in the country and as the most productive World War II shipyard, Richmond also once hosted the biggest winery in...

11th Annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival draws big crowd to diverse parkland

More than 1,200 people gathered on a sun-splashed Point Pinole for the eleventh annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival Saturday.

Point Molate Beach Park reopens to fanfare

Point Molate Beach Park reopens more than a decade after budgetary woes forced city officials to close its gates. The city spent $115,000 on minor improvements to the park to meet public safety and ADA...
Re-elected Councilmembers Nat Bates and Tom Butt take the oath of office.

Richmond City Council welcomes back Nat Bates, Tom Butt with swearing-in ceremony

Political differences were—mostly—set aside Tuesday night during the celebratory swearing-in of re-elected city council members Nat Bates and Tom Butt. But beneath the congratulatory speeches for Bates and Butt, and the appreciative acknowledgments of outgoing...

Splish, splash—Point Molate beach will re-open

On Tuesday, the city council approved funding that it will re-open Point Molate beach—the city’s only public beach. The beach closed in 2004 due to budget cuts and then was slammed in 2007 by the...

Frustrations outweigh ideas at Point Molate meeting

The 40 or so people who gathered Wednesday to discuss alternatives to the Indian casino development plan at Point Molate appeared to have more frustrations so far than new ideas.