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Richmond’s Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker

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Sobriety walks important for Native American community’s battle against alcoholism

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Education | Jul 29, 2015

WCCUSD alums hosting community meeting in Richmond Saturday on several district issues

A group of college undergrads who attended West Contra Costa public schools are encouraging the community to attend an informative …

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Education | Jul 29, 2015

Richmond’s Iamsu! gets love from Rolling Stone for track with ex-Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker

Richmond hip hop artist Iamsu! has been enjoying even more attention from the national music media lately, including Rolling Stone, …

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Recent News | Jul 28, 2015

Contra Costa County supervisors accept lower pay raise

Members of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will receive a 12-percent pay raise over three years in addition …

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Community Views | Jul 28, 2015

Sobriety walks important for Native American community’s battle against alcoholism

by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney, As the chairperson for United Urban Warrior Society of Central California (U.U.W.S.), a National Native …

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Crime | Jul 28, 2015

Robbery spike in Richmond ‘happening all over the city’

After reporting a public safety notice by the Richmond Police Department on Saturday warning of an alarming increase in armed …

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Recent News | Jul 28, 2015

Community gets to choose between these two murals for new San Pablo sports park

San Pablo residents are being asked to vote on one of two murals that will be erected at the new …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2015

Help plan North Richmond revitalization projects by attending Love Your Block meeting

Residents are encouraged to attend a special meeting in North Richmond on Tuesday night to discuss the Love Your Block …

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Crime | Jul 27, 2015

Study: Controversial crime-prevention program paying off in Richmond

The Richmond crime-prevention program that pays some of the city’s most violence-prone young men to stay out of trouble received …

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Jobs | Jul 27, 2015

Former Realtor rebounds from recession with delicious pupusas

When the recession hit, Jose Vega went from thriving as a Realtor to fighting to keep his home while struggling …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2015

Salesian alum helps USA Basketball U19 team top Russia to capture gold medal

Salesian alum Mariya Moore helped the USA Basketball Women’s U19 team defeat host-team Russia on Sunday to capture a record …

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Crime | Jul 25, 2015

Police warn about robbery series in Richmond; $25,000 reward offered for help in catching thieves

Richmond police are investigating a robbery series during the past several weeks committed by several men in their early 20s …

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Recent News | Jul 24, 2015

JFK Park slated to undergo major renovation; residents invited to see design concepts Saturday

John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond is slated to undergo a major renovation, and on Saturday residents are invited to …

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Health | Jul 24, 2015

Richmond to receive 130 free home solar installations over three years

Over the next three years, 130 low-income Richmond households will receive free home solar installations from GRID Alternatives, after the …

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Crime | Jul 24, 2015

Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

A Richmond resident was one of two suspects arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting last month on westbound Interstate …

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Crime | Jul 23, 2015

Locals connected to three Richmond shootings last weekend, one involving cops

Two locals have been charged in connection with a string of violence in Richmond last weekend that included a pair …

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Rent control proposal likely to fail after councilmember changes heart

Recent News | Jul 18, 2015

Rent control proposal likely to fail after councilmember changes heart

In a bombshell announcement just days before City Council is expected to vote on whether to enact rent control in …

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Richmond homicides, general crime uptick causing concerns

Crime | Jul 17, 2015

Richmond homicides, overall crime uptick causing concerns

Community members and media outlets alike are beginning to raise questions about the recent uptick in crime in Richmond, particularly …

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Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as 'sex slave'

Crime | Jul 23, 2015

Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as sex slave

Relatives and neighbors of the Richmond man accused of luring a woman from Nicaragua and forcing her to live in …

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Police warn about robbery series in Richmond, offer $25,000 reward to catch thieves

Crime | Jul 25, 2015

Police warn about robbery series in Richmond; $25,000 reward offered for help in catching thieves

Richmond police are investigating a robbery series during the past several weeks committed by several men in their early 20s …

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Richmond Public Library town hall Wednesday to discuss gentrification and its impact on blacks and Latinos

Recent News | Jul 21, 2015

Richmond Public Library town hall Wednesday to discuss solutions to gentrification

The community is invited to a town hall meeting at Richmond Public Library on Wednesday to discuss the topic of …

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Richmond working to implement community court system before year's end

Crime | Jul 23, 2015

Richmond aiming to implement community court system before year’s end

Richmond is working to implement a community court system by year’s end to handle low-level misdemeanor cases and infractions, hoping …

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Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

Crime | Jul 23, 2015

Locals connected to three Richmond shootings last weekend, one involving cops

Two locals have been charged in connection with a string of violence in Richmond last weekend that included a pair …

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Guinness World Record attempt underway to gather 1,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes in Richmond

Recent News | Jul 23, 2015

First 100 to attend Rosie the Riveter world record attempt to receive free bandana, socks

We just received new information about the highly-anticipated Rosie Rally in Richmond on Saturday, Aug. 15, which aims to break …

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Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

Crime | Jul 24, 2015

Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

A Richmond resident was one of two suspects arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting last month on westbound Interstate …

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Richmond to receive 130 free home solar installations over next three years

Health | Jul 24, 2015

Richmond to receive 130 free home solar installations over three years

Over the next three years, 130 low-income Richmond households will receive free home solar installations from GRID Alternatives, after the …

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