North Richmond

Police, civic leaders announce gang task force

Less than two days after Daryl Russell, 20, was gunned down in plain daylight and only a stone’s throw away from a community center, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus and officials from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office stood near the blood-stained site and announced a new joint gang task force.

Blues to return to North Richmond Saturday

Bluesman Jesse James will headline an array of performers set to let the music fly Saturday at Shields-Reid Park for the second annual North Richmond Music Festival. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Part 5: North Richmond man

For more than a decade, one man has been the de facto elected representative of the nearly 3,000 residents of unincorporated North Richmond.