Two shot in Target parking lot in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that wounded two on Tuesday evening. 
Chevron has donated a portion of its bay front property to the East Bay Regional Park District to help complete the San Francisco Bay Trail in Richmond.  
 
Melinda Leketia Gaffney
Melinda Leketia Gaffney, 30, accused of shooting a teenage boy dead near a large Richmond housing complex last week, turned herself in to San Francisco police on Monday, authorities said Tuesday.  
 
Creeks, shorelines, parks and other spaces in West Contra Costa will get special care at Earth Day events on April 19 and 26 and as always, the community is encouraged to take part.  
 
The 49th Annual West Contra Costa Unified School District Student Art Show, featuring the work of more than 300 middle and high school students, is on display through April 30 at the Richmond Art Center. A special reception and awards program will take place at the center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.  
 
Creeks, shorelines, parks and other spaces in West Contra Costa will get special care at Earth Day events on April 19 and 26 and as always, the community is encouraged to take part.  
 
A splashy grand opening party at the only stretch of beach run by the city's parks department is scheduled for Saturday for Richmond's Point Molate Beach, which reopened to the public in October after being closed due to budget cuts more than a decade ago.  
 
A Richmond firm won a $136,000 county contract for work on the second phase of watewater system improvements for 20 homes in Marshall.  
 
In collaboration with Home Depot and YMCA volunteers, the Terrance Kelly Foundation on April 12 helped beautify outdoor spaces around the YMCA of the East Bay Coronado Community Center in Richmond. Kelly, a former De La Salle High football star who was shot and killed in Richmond in 2004 just days before he was to attend the University of Oregon on a scholarship, is remembered by his family, friends and youth served by the foundation as a role model who showed that where you grow up shouldn't determine where you end up in life.  
 
Army veteran Matthew Hope was one of the veterans who trickled into the Richmond Auditorium Friday morning for the city's Veterans Resource Fair, the first event of its kind hosted by the Richmond Veterans Collaborative, a coalition of about 20 public and private veterans assistance agencies cobbled together last year by Rochelle Monk of the City Manager's Office.  
 
'Titanic' steam locomotive coming back to life on the rails

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. Full Story
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Three great bites: The Bay Area's best ice cream sandwiches

Spring has sprung and this balmy weather brings on a powerful yearning for truly great ice creams. Here are three places to get your fix at Cream, Cookiebar and Pacific Cookie Company. 
(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild/AP Images)
Bryan Cranston helps Bay Area teen get prom date

Los Gatos teenager gets former “Breaking Bad” to record a pitch for him.