The Richmond High football team was getting slammed 42-0 in the last quarter of its game against Pinole Valley. The Varsity cheer team stood in position looking at the field, hands in the pockets of their matching jackets, trying to hold their stoic poses in the chilly air.
Richmond police officers passed out dozens of free bicycle helmets to children on a recent afternoon at Nevin Community Center, and educated them on safety procedures of riding a bicycle.
This particular Saturday at the Richmond Rod and Gun club was a field day; there’s a youth program, a cowboy shooting practice and sign-ups for hunting class. Listen to my adventure as I visit the club for the first time.
De Anza High School’s football team lost every game they played this season, but that didn’t stop them from giving their fans a gutsy effort on homecoming night.
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.