Christmas Bird Count Comes to RichmondFrom dawn to dusk, teams of birders will fan out across Richmond on Sunday for the final day of the Golden Gate Audubon Society's annual Christmas bird count.
Parents At Richmond School Call For Principal's Ouster, Keep 100+ Kids Out Of Class In 'Sickout'Dozens of parents at an East Bay elementary school have called for the principal to be removed and have held their children back from classes this week in what they described as a "sickout."
Apparent Police Shooting In North Richmond Under InvestigationA man reportedly carrying a replica firearm was fatally shot during a confrontation with San Pablo police officers in North Richmond Wednesday afternoon.
Richmond City Council, Levin Terminal Plan to Phase Out Handling Coal, 'Petcoke' by 2026Richmond city officials on Friday announced a new plan for the city to phase out the handling of coal and "petcoke" at the Levin Richmond Marine Terminal in the next five years, according to Bay Area environmental groups.
Richmond Man Helps Young Voices Be Heard Through Community NewspaperYoung people in Richmond are discovering the power of writing, thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Contra Costa DA: No Charges For Richmond Officers In 2019 Fatal Shooting Of Luc CielThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's office said no charges will be filed against three Richmond Police officers involved in a 2019 fatal shooting of a man who was attacking family members with a knife.
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.