Unique 'Mafanikio' Mentoring Program Aims To Reduce Violence In StudentsPreventing violence in communities starts with connecting young people with caring adults and activities like after-school programs and mentoring. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Flaring, Black Smoke At Richmond Chevron Refinery Prompts Level 1 WarningA Level 1 flaring incident was reported Saturday evening at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, according to Mayor Tom Butt, who posted about it on his Facebook account.
Accident, Inspection Closes Eastbound Lanes Of Richmond-San Rafael BridgeCaltrans and CHP are reporting an accident on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge that has closed eastbound lanes of the span.
Richmond-San Francisco Ferry To Begin Weekend ServiceThe Water Emergency Transportation Authority announced the launch of summer weekend ferry service between Richmond and San Francisco starting on Saturday.
Richmond Considers Restrictions On E-Cigarette SalesRichmond mayor plans to introduce an ordinance during Tuesday's City Council meeting that would restrict the sale of electronic cigarette products.
Richmond Reverend Does Outreach Work For Western Contra Costa SchoolsRev. Andre Shumake has never forgotten the late night calls he received from grieving mothers whose sons were killed on the streets of Richmond's Iron Triangle.
Richmond Shooting Leaves 1 DeadOne person is dead after a shooting in Richmond late Tuesday night, police said.
Woman Fatally Struck On Eastbound I-580 In RichmondA woman was struck and killed on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond early Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
1 Dead In Early Morning Crash On Eastbound I-80 In RichmondAt least one person has died and two lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 are currently blocked due to a traffic collision early Monday morning
Bay Area Beaches Rank Among Most Polluted In CaliforniaFour Bay Area beaches ranked among the most polluted in California, while Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz earned a spot as one of the least polluted beaches in the state, according to the annual report released this week by the environmental advocacy nonprofit Heal the Bay.
Richmond Ferry Testing Out Weekend ServiceThe Richmond ferry will offer weekend service starting Aug. 3 on a trial basis for the months of August, September, October and the first weekend of November.
Four Wounded in Richmond Drive-By ShootingRichmond police confirmed to KPIX that four people were injured in a drive-by shooting Friday evening.
Friends Form Non-Profit To Lift Richmond Youth Toward SuccessRising to meet the needs of young people in Richmond became a mission for two women and fellow residents who formed a non-profit center to provide counseling, college support and cultural programming.
1 Dead, Another Seriously Injured in Rollover I-80 Crash in RichmondOne person was killed and a second one seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision Saturday on Interstate 80 just west of the Central Avenue interchange.
D-Day 75: Busy Bay Area Shipbuilders Kept In The Dark In Weeks Leading To InvasionWhen the D-Day invasion began on June 6, 1944, people in the Bay Area were already busy supporting the war effort by building ships and manufacturing munitions. But it turns out the massive invasion was a surprise to more than just the enemy.