Last Tuesday, Richmond’s Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) met to discuss Percent for Art in Private Development, an ordinance that would earmark one percent of large-scale private development project funds for the creation and inclusion...
Changing public transportation in California cities could cause clashes when new transit systems cannot develop as quickly as policymakers expect.
Two years after spending more than $3 million only to see each candidate it backed lose, Chevron and its political action committee, Moving Forward, have been notably absent from the 2016 election cycle.
Contra Costa County held its 11th annual “Men of Merit” awards ceremony at the Richmond Police Activities League last week, featuring author and activist Tony Porter as keynote speaker.
Richmond residents mourn Eric Brown, 21, of Richmond, who was fatally shot at La Moine Valley View Park on Monday night.
Point Richmond's Kaleidoscope Coffee hosts weekly storytelling nights, open mic nights and musical performances.
Jerry Sandlin has been the owner of Grand Barber Shop for more than 30 years and is now seen as an iconic staple of the El Cerrito community.
On Saturday, a World War II shipyard reenactment was held on the SS Red Oak Victory docked off of Richmond's Canal Boulevard.
People young and old gathered at Hilltop Mall Saturday to celebrate National Chess Day as participants in a speed chess tournament organized by the West Coast Chess Alliance (WCCA).
The last Friday of September was the first pre-election filing deadline for city council candidates to submit campaign finance reports. It was the first chance for the public to see the inner financial workings of...
A dispute between Mayor Tom Butt and Emeryville real estate firm Wareham Development over contaminated piles of soil stored at a lot on Richmond's Canal Boulevard came to an end last week, when trucks hauled...
Last week, Mayor Tom Butt released his first-ever housing strategy, which details plans to increase the availability of affordable and market rate housing in Richmond.
On October 2, the Contra Costa Young Democrats hosted their 4th Annual DemOktoberfest barbecue—a casual ticketed fundraiser aimed at preparing the group for the final push toward November.
Last week marked the launch of the second annual Richmond Promise scholarship, a Chevron-supported program for college-bound Richmond high school students.
Charter schools and district finances dominated the West Contra Costa Unified School District school board candidates forum held earlier this month at the Hilltop Community Church.
Employees of the Contra Costa County Employment and Human Resources Department (EHSD), which administers various social service programs from Richmond to Martinez, went on strike last week, after six months of failed bargaining with Contra...