Richmond unanimously agreed to a minimum wage increase Tuesday, becoming the city with the highest minimum wage in California.
An environmental group is suing the agency that oversees air quality in the Bay Area after approving a $1 billion modernization expansion project at its Richmond refinery.
Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.
A father followed his 9-year-old autistic son onto the school bus Friday morning and attacked his son’s bully, said Richmond Police Lt. Mark Gagan.
Police arrested a man in Richmond early Wednesday morning after a chaotic scene in which someone shot a pit bull in a backyard, a police spokeswoman said.
In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.
A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.
This weekend, people in Contra Costa County can get their computer problems fixed, for free. It’s part of a unique high school program, where students study technology, and learn about themselves.
Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.
All lanes of Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond have reopened Tuesday night following a collision in which at least one injured person was airlifted to a hospital, the California Highway Patrol said.