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Richmond: Motorcyclist killed after colliding with commercial dump truck on Cutting Blvd.

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Catherine Crane, lifelong North Richmond community servant, recognized Thursday

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El Cerrito: Woman’s plan to hold elderly man’s glasses for ransom lacks vision

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Sports | Feb 5, 2016

Richmond native Jahvid Best even faster post-NFL

Jahvid Best, a Salesian alum whose promising NFL career was cut short by a series of concussions, is an even …

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Recent News | Feb 5, 2016

Richmond: Motorcyclist killed after colliding with commercial dump truck on Cutting Blvd.

A Richmond man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a commercial dump truck on Cutting Boulevard at S. 13th …

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Recent News | Feb 5, 2016

Catherine Crane, lifelong North Richmond community servant, recognized Thursday

At age 83, Catherine Stephenson Crane rises every morning at 5 a.m. to sweep up her North Richmond neighborhood daily, …

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Crime | Feb 4, 2016

El Cerrito: Woman’s plan to hold elderly man’s glasses for ransom lacks vision

A Richmond woman is accused of swiping an elderly man’s glasses from his face and refusing to return them until …

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Recent News | Feb 4, 2016

Richmond Chamber invites local business owners to meet its new chief over free breakfast

Local business owners are encouraged to attend a special, free edition of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast for Business …

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Prep News | Feb 4, 2016

El Cerrito High’s D.J. Powe signs letter of intent with University of Nevada Wolfpack

El Cerrito High star D.J. Powe has signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Nevada …

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Jobs | Feb 4, 2016

West County’s budding entrepreneurs encouraged to attend Urban FIRE training program in Oakland

West County entrepreneurs looking to start a business can get a significant leg up by joining Urban FIRE (Financial Intelligence, …

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Crime | Feb 4, 2016

Road rage incident preceded Richmond collision that killed 77-year-old Anthony Tonti

A road rage incident preceded the Richmond collision that killed 77-year-old Anthony Tonti (pictured above) last week, police said. Before …

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Breaking News | Feb 3, 2016

Richmond police announce arrest, charges in fatal hit-and-run at Ventura and Solano

The man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Richmond that killed 77-year-old Walnut Creek resident Anthony Tonti last …

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Education | Feb 3, 2016

Chevron takes Richmond students to Super Bowl City STEM Zone

As usual, Wednesday morning class was in session for 25 eighth graders from Richmond’s Lovonya DeJean Middle School, except this …

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Recent News | Feb 3, 2016

SS Red Oak Victory to resume regular hours Thursday following gangway repairs

The SS Red Oak Victory ship will resume regular hours Thursday, nearly a month after museum officials announced the vessel …

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Recent News | Feb 3, 2016

Super Bowl provides $50,000 grant for new ‘children’s play street’ in Iron Triangle

A children’s play street that is part of the Yellow Brick Road Project in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood will be …

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Prep News | Feb 2, 2016

Here are the brackets for the Tri-County Athletic League soccer playoffs

The West Contra Costa Unified athletics department has released the brackets for the Tri-County Athletic League soccer playoffs, which begins …

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Crime | Feb 2, 2016

Richmond agrees to $850,000 settlement for fatal police shooting of Richard ‘Pedie’ Perez

Richmond has agreed to a legal settlement with the family of Richard “Pedie” Perez, who was fatally shot by a …

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Recent News | Feb 2, 2016

Locals encouraged to attend Oakland workshop to learn about zero-percent interest small biz loans

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, which provides expert, low-cost guidance along with training to local entrepreneurs, is inviting the community to …

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Richmond police announce arrest in fatal hit-and-run at Ventura and Solano

Recent News | Jan 29, 2016

Police searching for suspect in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash at Ventura/Solano

Richmond police are searching for a driver who fled on foot after causing a fatal collision at the intersection of …

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Jobs | Jan 26, 2016

Chevron set to accept applications for Operator Trainee jobs at Richmond Refinery

Starting Feb. 1, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery, the company announced today. …

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Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to move forward with a plan to use social impact bonds to rehabilitate about 1,000 dilapidated homes in Richmond.

Recent News | Jan 25, 2016

First blighted Richmond property set to be rehabbed under social impact bond program

Richmond’s innovative program to use social impact bonds to acquire, rehabilitate and resell blighted homes in the city is about …

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Road rage incident led to Richmond collision that killed 77-year-old Anthony Tonti

Crime | Feb 4, 2016

Road rage incident preceded Richmond collision that killed 77-year-old Anthony Tonti

A road rage incident preceded the Richmond collision that killed 77-year-old Anthony Tonti (pictured above) last week, police said. Before …

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Richmond becomes first Northern California agency to allow texting to 911

Recent News | Jan 25, 2016

Richmond Police Department first Northern California agency to allow texting to 911

The Richmond Police Department has become the first agency in Northern California to allow residents to text emergencies to 911. …

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Recent News | Feb 2, 2016

Richmond’s first black female firefighter penning first book

She escaped an abusive marriage and went on to overcome the significant barriers women have faced in the firefighting field. …

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Recent News | Jan 28, 2016

Inspiring local artist turns camera on herself to expose struggles of Sickle cell anemia patients

More than the typical artist, Jackie Holmes knows how to use her pain to create. A student at the Academy …

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Prep News | Feb 2, 2016

Here are the brackets for the Tri-County Athletic League soccer playoffs

The West Contra Costa Unified athletics department has released the brackets for the Tri-County Athletic League soccer playoffs, which begins …

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Richmond agrees to $850,000 settlement for fatal officer-involved shooting of Richard 'Pedie' Perez

Crime | Feb 2, 2016

Richmond agrees to $850,000 settlement for fatal police shooting of Richard ‘Pedie’ Perez

Richmond has agreed to a legal settlement with the family of Richard “Pedie” Perez, who was fatally shot by a …

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Locals encouraged to attend Oakland workshop to learn about zero-percent interest small biz loans

Recent News | Feb 2, 2016

Locals encouraged to attend Oakland workshop to learn about zero-percent interest small biz loans

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, which provides expert, low-cost guidance along with training to local entrepreneurs, is inviting the community to …

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