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.
Proposed Budget Cuts Could Cost Richmond Police Department Almost 2 Dozen OfficersThe defund the police movement has moved from theory to budget item in the city of Richmond, where the Reimagining Police Task Force has recommended taking $10.3 million from the police department's budget.
New Bill Would Expand Zoning to Allow Housing Units on Shopping Mall PropertyA bill in the state legislature aims to address the housing shortage by making it easier to build homes in commercial areas such as shopping malls.
Victim Identified In Richmond Fatal ShootingA man fatally shot in Richmond early Friday morning has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 23-year-old San Carlos resident Mariee Beardon.
Richmond Police Request Public’s Help With Homicide InvestigationThe Richmond Police Department asked for help on social media Friday in helping find those responsible for a man being shot to death early that morning.
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.
Fire Contained At Richmond Pallet YardA fire at a pallet yard the size of half a football field was contained in Richmond Monday, according to fire officials.
Man Shot In Richmond Over the Weekend; 6th Shooting In Past WeekA shooting late Sunday night in Richmond left someone with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower body and was the sixth shooting in the city over the course of the previous week, police said.
First of 3 Ospreys Hatches Atop Crane on the Richmond WaterfrontThe Golden Gate Audubon Society announced Sunday the first of three osprey eggs atop an old maritime crane on the Richmond waterfront hatched Saturday.
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.
End Of An Era For Hilltop Mall Under New Ownership With Massive Redevelopment PlanRichmond's Hilltop Mall has a new owner with plans to raze the million-square-foot structure and launch a massive redevelopment of the site. Neighbors here have mixed feelings.
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: Contra Costa County Launches Walk-In Vaccine Clinics in Hardest-Hit AreasHealth officials in Contra Costa County announced Thursday that the county will begin offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible people who live and work in the county.
VIDEO: Juvenile Arrested In Brazen Carjacking From El Cerrito Auto DealershipA juvenile suspect has been arrested in a brazen carjacking at a Richmond auto dealership captured on surveillance camera video as an employee risked his life attempting to stop the fleeing vehicle by jumping on its hood.