Local Resources

Here in our East Richmond Heights neighborhood, we want to KEEP IT LOCAL and take advantage of all the resources we have at our fingertips. If you have a business, group, organization, or resource that you'd like to share with our community, please contact us today!

EMERGENCIES

Call 911 for Sheriff, Fire, Medical

NON-EMERGENCIES

CHP Educational and Community Outreach Programs

Programs that the California Highway Patrol offers to our community, free of charge:

Start Smart (Ages 15-19)
  • A driver safety education class which targets new and future licensed teenage drivers and their parents/guardians
  • Officers discuss collision avoidance techniques, collision-causing elements, driver and parent responsibilities, provisional licensing, seat belts, and other smart driving topics.
  • Many insurance companies honor successful completion of this course by a slightly discounted insurance rate.
  • http://www.chp.ca.gov/community/startsmart.html for more information
Make the Right Turn (Ages 11-14)
  • Education about making the right choices in difficult situations
  • Includes topics concerning what to do when encountering an impaired driver, how to stand up to peer pressure, etc.
  • Interactive discussion-type setting
Adult Driver / Personal Safety
  • Various presentation topics depending on desire of group
  • Programs which emphasize dangers of impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving, etc.
  • Programs also available which address personal or workplace safety, etc.
  • Presentation-type setting which encourages questions and interactivity
Age Well, Drive Smart / Senior Driver/Mobility Program
  • Information and resources for drivers aged 65 and better.
  • Topics emphasize safe driving for older drivers, knowing when it is time to stop driving, and how to stay vital and mobile after driving
  • Classes are administered by the CHP’s Senior Volunteers with support from officers.
The CHP is also heavily involved in keeping teens safe as they graduate. Our Sober Grad program involves an officer visiting the graduating senior class and ensuring they have a safe and sober graduation and future. We also will address students at rallies, assemblies, and other gatherings. Finally, if your child’s school has not explored the “Every 15 Minutes” program, contact your school’s principal / executive administrator and enquire as to whether a program can be organized.

Report suspicious activities

(510) 215-0540 or (877) 308-5248 
  • Crime statistics (Sheriff’s Records Unit)
    (925) 335-1592
  • Highway Patrol
    (800)TELL-CHP; (510)450-3821
  • Hospital: Doctors Medical Center
    2000 Vale Road, San Pablo, CA 94806  |  (510) 970-5000

GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES

  • Building inspection / Code enforcement
    (925) 646-4108
  • Illegal dumping
    (800) NO DUMPING
  • East Bay Hills hazardous fire risk reduction projectThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on proposed hazardous fire risk reduction activities. The proposed hazardous fire risk reduction activities are in Alameda and Contra Costa counties (in the East Bay Hills of the San Francisco Bay Area) and in the Miller Knox/Shoreline (a facility of the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) on San Francisco Bay). http://ebheis.cdmims.com/Home.aspx

OTHER AGENCIES AND SERVICES

Major Milestone for Richmond

A gleaming, waterfront, UC Berkeley Campus is in the works for Richmond Bay, City of Richmond. The proposed Berkeley Global Campus will attract thousands of people to study, teach, live, and work at the former UC "Field Station" location. Rumor is...breaking ground may be within 3 years. But that is just a rumor... see the link below for the facts from the campus website!

http://bgc.berkeley.edu/
  • Online database of other agencies and services
    www.211.org


  • The East Bay Regional Park District Police Department is proud to announce that we are partnering with communities on Nextdoor to help build stronger communication and safer neighborhoods that are adjacent to our parklands.

    The EBRPD police department is a full service POST-recognized law enforcement agency and is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). We are committed to serve, protect, and promote a safe and pleasant park experience while preserving the integrity of the natural and cultural resources of the East Bay. By land, by sea, and by air we provide around-the-clock services through a variety of specialized assignments. Our department includes patrol teams, the Air Support Unit, Marine Patrol, Equestrian Patrols, K-9 Unit, Special Enforcement Unit, Investigations Unit, and a 24-hour per day 9-1-1 Communications Center in our effort to provide the highest level of visitor safety.

    East Bay Regional Park District Police Department
    17930 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, California 94546-1950

    Emergency: 911 or
    510-881-1121, 24 hours a day
    Non-Emergency: 510-881-1833, 24 hours a day
    Report an incident: www.ebparks.org/pwr
    Visit us online: www.ebparks.org/about/police
    Follow us on Nixle: local.nixle.com/east-bay-regional-park-district-police-department
    Connect with us on social media: www.facebook.com/regionalparkspolice
    @RegionalParksPD

LOCAL SCHOOLS

  • Crestmont School
    Crestmont School is a unique cooperative K-5 elementary school located in the scenic hills of Richmond, California. It was founded in 1969 with the goal of creating an environment that would encourage curiosity, critical thinking, community spirit and academic excellence for children of all backgrounds. www.crestmontschool.org
  • St. David School
    St. David School is a Pre-K through 8th grade school located right off Highway 80 in the Richmond Hills.  Our quiet and safe location is filled with committed teachers and staff that are dedicated to teaching the “entire” student. St. David students are not only taught academics, but are taught strong moral & spiritual values that they will carry with them throughout their lives.

    871 Sonoma Street, Richmond, CA 94805  |  (510) 232-2283  |  www.stdavidschool.org

LOCAL CHURCHES

  • New Life Korean Baptist
    777 Sonoma Street, Richmond, CA 94805  |  (510) 215-6443
  • Yiu Mienh Baptist
    777 Sonoma Street, Richmond, CA 94805  |  (510) 236-5017

LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

LOCAL BUSINESSES

  • Kompiang Davies Massage
    Swedish, Shiatsu, Thai, deep tissue, and some Balinese, for all ages.
    Bernhard Avenue  |  phone/text (510) 384-1353  |  monyetgila@aol.com

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Wildcat Canyon
  • Wildcat Canyon Regional Park
    Wildcat Canyon Regional Park encompasses 2,427 acres along the Wildcat Creek watershed and the surrounding hills and ridges. The park extends from the Tilden Nature Area above the Berkeley hills in the south to historic Alvarado Park at the north end in Richmond. It includes a significant portion of the paved Nimitz Way extending from Inspiration point in Tilden Regional Park. Easy access from the busy cities of the East Bay makes Wildcat Canyon a popular place for hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, and those simply looking for a quiet place to spend an afternoon. Alvarado Park, with its historic stonework, provides picnic areas for large and small groups, a wonderful play area for children, and access to Wildcat Creek, all just steps from the busy streets of Richmond. http://www.ebparks.org