Richmond: Police investigating drive-by injury shooting

Police said a Richmond man is expected to recover after a drive-by shooting at an intersection Monday afternoon. 
The group's duties will be to "gather community input, develop proposals and make a recommendation to the City Council regarding the city's Centennial Celebration in 2017" and assist with implementation of the plans once they are approved by the City Council.  
 
Mark Coplan will face at least two opponents, Ben Bartlett and Deborah Matthews, both members of Berkeley's Planning Commission, for the seat currently occupied by Councilman Max Anderson, who will not seek re-election.  
 
The Richmond teen faces charges of first-degree robbery and attempted murder with gang and firearm enhancements.  
 
Americana songwriter Rita Hosking and her band will perform with special guest Mark and Cindy Lemaire in the next Point Richmond Acoustic concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12.  
 
Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union members and staff have supported Friends of Faith, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, underinsured women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer, since 2011, holding fundraisers, collecting donations, promoting breast cancer awareness and participating in the annual Faith Fancher 5K Breast Cancer Challenge around Lake Merritt in Oakland.  
 
A key focus of their anger, expressed at a joint meeting with West Contra Costa schools trustees, was the district's decision to continue with the program to replace Pinole Valley High School last summer after the district had halted other replacement and reconstruction plans for other schools in order to formulate a new Facilities Master Plan.  
 
A motorcyclist identified as Aaron Randle, 28, of Richmond died Friday morning after colliding with a truck, police said.  
 
Business at three offices in Contra Costa County was disrupted briefly  
 
Obed Obeso, 32, was arrested Monday morning while he was riding as a passenger in a vehicle on San Pablo Avenue near the Richmond Annex.  
 
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7