Angeline Bernabe

Richmond fire victims receiving help from the community

In the small enclave of Point Richmond, members of the community are providing support for restaurant owners Aky and Mohammad Abolghasem following a fire that destroyed their home two weeks ago. Many describe the Abolghasems as being some of the nicest people in town.

Violence prevention the focus at City Council meeting

City Council had a packed agenda for this week’s meeting but spent most of the evening in conversation with community organizations and the Richmond police about preventing further violence in the city.

Nonprofit helping victims of domestic violence holds fundraiser, faces funding gap

The Latina Center on Barrett Avenue offered up lively mariachi performances, elotes and pozole at last Saturday’s “Gran Kermes,” an event organized to raise money for the nonprofit organization’s ¡Ya Basta! program, which assists local victims of domestic violence in Contra Costa County.

Disciplinary actions recommended for officers involved in sexual misconduct case

The Richmond Police Department will initiate disciplinary actions against 11 police officers identified in the case involving improper conduct with the 19-year-old woman formerly known as Celeste Guap, according to a statement released by the office of Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay Friday morning.