Planet Fitness comes to Richmond

The Planet Fitness location in Richmond

More than 5,000 Richmond fitness hopefuls signed up for gym memberships at the new Planet Fitness that opened Friday inside a former Safeway store location, on the corner of Macdonald and San Pablo Avenues.

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Why few grocery stores come to Richmond

When Safeway closed its Macdonald Avenue store and opened a new branch in El Cerrito in August, it brought the number of full-service grocers in Richmond down to three — three supermarkets in a city of more than 100,000 people.

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