Gunfire occurs in the city of Richmond nearly every day. A video and written account of how denizens near a 23rd street restaurant reacted in the instant aftermath of at least one shooter unleashing a hail of bullets on a busy intersection.
On a recent Saturday, Richmond city officials, volunteers and residents joined a community clean-up activity called One Block at a Time to clean a few blocks in the Iron Triangle.
Since its founding in 1989, the Robinson-Weeks-Robinson Foundation has helped more than 100 students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District attain higher education.
The Fire Department may be grappling with double-digit percentage budget cuts, but Chief Michael Banks persuaded the City Council to approve contributing to purchase of eight grant-supplemented treadmills for local fire stations.
Check out the highlights of the San Francisco Bay Trail along the Richmond shoreline, including a new railroad museum and a car graveyard. Our interactive map features tips on getting the most from the trail, whether you walk, run, bike or blade. Twenty-six miles of the trail lie in Richmond – more than in any other city.
First revived as a wild, technicolor reanimation of Mexico City’s public transit culture for a San Francisco art show, the flagship bus for Hafter’s Richmond-based business specializes in taking salsa lovers from around the Bay Area to Mission District Latin dance clubs.
HOMECOMING FOR EX-OILER: His team may have been outmatched Wednesday night, but Richmond High graduate Eli Holman had a strong individual showing in his return to the Bay Area, scoring 15 points for the University of Detroit in a 95-61 loss to Cal. Holman, a 6-foot-10 center, was a Scouts Inc. top-100 recruit in 2007 when he signed with the University of Indiana after his senior year at Richmond. But after seeing little playing time his first year, Holman transferred…
Richmond has taken a step other, larger cities nationwide have taken with some success: Launching and funding an agency to conduct community outreach and crime intervention to stem violence before it occurs.