About 250,000 West Contra Costa County residents may soon be in the midst of a health care crisis. Doctors Medical Center San Pablo has lost millions of dollars for years by treating the uninsured and underinsured. The hospital has stayed afloat with the help of two parcel taxes and previous funding from the state and area providers including John Muir and Kaiser. But it still faces a sixteen million dollar shortfall for this year. A third parcel tax measure will…
Ross Woodbury’s one-screen art film theater, The Magick Lantern isn’t making any money one year after opening. While many people show up for the free Thursday classic movie screenings, crowds are hit-and-miss for the $7 art and foreign film screenings during the weekend.
After receiving a personal invitation, Richmond city councilmember Nat Bates attended a White House Christmas celebration Dec. 17.
Doctors Medical Center San Pablo is facing a $20 million budget deficit and seeking immediate bridge funding from Kaiser Northern California to keep its doors open. The Richmond city council adopted a resolution urging Kaiser to support the financially struggling hospital at an emergency meeting Tuesday night.
More than 100 portraits of Richmond teenagers and the stories they shared with 19 young photojournalists will be on display at the Richmond Art Center from Jan. 11 to March 7 as part of “Unlock the Talk: The American Teenager Project in Richmond.”
Richmond moved one step closer to implementing its eminent domain plan Tuesday night by tightening guidelines for the program, which aims to save struggling homeowners from foreclosure.
U.S. Chemical Safety Board representatives and investigators on Monday recommended sweeping changes to the California petroleum industry following the August 2012 fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
After 35 years of service to the community, Richmond police sergeant Tod Opdyke retired after he was unable to recover from an injury.
Richmond artist Daud Abdullah recently received a $3,000 grant from the city to decorate most of the city’s 300 trashcans with his mosaic art and teach the youth.
Eight Marina Bay retail businesses have reported sales losses because of the Officer Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass construction road closure of Marina Bay Parkway and are looking to the city for help.
The Richmond Southeast Shoreline Community Advisory Group alleges radioactive material found by state officials on Richmond’s shoreline was illegally dumped by a chemical company in the sixties.