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.
Environmentalists Suing Over Proposed Richmond Housing Development At Contaminated Waterfront SiteA coalition of environmental activist groups announced Wednesday that they filed a lawsuit against two state agencies over the environmental impact analysis of a proposed housing project at a contaminated waterfront area in Richmond.
Richmond Police K-9 Helps Detain, Disarm Machete-Wielding Suspect Threatening FamilyA police K-9 in Richmond was able to help disarm and arrest a suspect brandishing a machete early Thursday who had threatened to kill his roommate's family including a young child, according to authorities.
Chuck Prophet Headlines Waterfront Show in RichmondBeloved SF raconteur and guitarist Chuck Prophet tops the bill for this early evening outdoor show at Point San Pablo Harbor in Richmond Thursday.
Phyllis Gould, WWII Defense Worker Who Fought To Honor Rosie The Riveter Dies, At 99Phyllis Gould, one of the millions of women who worked in defense plants in World War II and who later relentlessly fought for recognition of those “Rosie the Riveters,” has died. She was 99.
Body Found Believed To Be Missing Richmond Teen Antoine WhittleyA body found Thursday in San Pablo Bay near Point Pinole is believed to be that of a a17-year-old Richmond boy who went missing in early February, according to the Richmond Police Department.
West CoCo Unified Bringing Students Back To Classrooms In The FallWhen school starts up in the fall, the West Contra Costa Unified School District plans to return to 100% in-person instruction, district officials said Monday.
Gov. Newsom Kicks Off $1.1 Billion Effort to Clean Up California Freeways and StreetsGovernor Gavin Newsom was in the Bay Area Wednesday morning to kick off a new $1.1 billion effort to clear trash off of streets and freeways across California.
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.