27,000 West Contra Costa Unified Students Return For In-Person LearningMore than 27,000 students and 3,000 staff members on Monday are heading back to classrooms in the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
Richmond Police Investigate Shooting That Left 14-Month-Old Toddler Grazed by BulletPolice in Richmond are investigating a shooting incident early Thursday evening that left a 14-month-old toddler with minor injuries after being grazed by a bullet.
UPDATE: Flaring at Richmond Chevron Refinery Sends Massive Plume of Black Smoke Into SkyFlaring at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Tuesday afternoon sent a large plume of black smoke into the sky that could be seen across the Bay Area.
Update: Richmond Mayor Accuses City Manager, City Attorney Of Improperly Using Funds To Investigate HimRichmond Mayor Tom Butt called on two city officials Wednesday to resign, alleging that they improperly used public funds to investigate whether Butt helped steer zoning decisions both as mayor and a city councilman to the benefit of his architectural firm.
Emeryville Man Killed In Richmond Shooting; Over 40 Shell Casings FoundRichmond police are investigating a shooting Wednesday that left a 37-year-old Emeryville man dead and more than 40 shell casings at the scene.
Flaring at Chevron Refinery in Richmond Sends Cloud of Smoke Billowing Over BayOfficials at the Chevron refinery said early Thursday evening that flaring has stopped at the facility after it was first reported at 6 p.m. that "heavy flaring" was present onsite.
COVID Schools: West Contra Costa Unified Board Approves Resuming 100% In-Person Learning In FallAfter reopening classrooms to in-person learning last week, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to resume 100% in-person learning starting this fall.
COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa Drop-In Sites End Frustration Among Those Struggling To Find AppointmentsContra Costa County is offering vaccinations, with no appointment necessary. It's a way of reaching those who have been hesitant to make appointments, or simply unable to.
COVID Schools: AC Transit Resuming Bus Lines For Returning Students In Newark, Oakland, West Contra CostaAC Transit announced Monday the resumption of bus lines serving several East Bay schools as campuses reopen for in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ospreys Nesting on Richmond Shipyard Crane Welcome First Egg of the YearA pair of well-known ospreys in Richmond welcomed their first egg of the year, the Golden Gate Audubon Society announced Thursday.
Journalist Sues Richmond After Allegedly Being Shot With Rubber Bullet At George Floyd ProtestAn independent journalist and photographer who works in the East Bay has brought a lawsuit in federal court alleging that she was shot with a rubber bullet by a City of Richmond police officer while she was covering a protest last year in Oakland over the killing of George Floyd.
Environmental Groups Sue Richmond Over Approval Of Campus Bay ProjectA group of Bay Area environmental and community organizations has sued the city of Richmond, claiming last month's approval of the mixed-use Campus Bay Project violates state environmental quality standards and ignores science on rising sea levels.
Richmond BART Station Closing For 5 Weekends Through March Due To Track RepairsBART will start two months of weekend track work at the Richmond station this month, requiring track closures at the station over five weekends.
East Bay Groups Give Away Hundreds Of Meals Before Thanksgiving Amid Overwhelming NeedAhead of Thanksgiving, groups across the Bay Area are seeing overwhelming need due to the pandemic, including two groups in the East Bay.
Debate Rages Over Solution For Richmond Toxic Chemical Site Planned For DevelopmentThe Richmond Planning Commission on Thursday heard a proposal to build thousands of homes on one of the most toxic sites in California.