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Entertainment and Food | May 28, 2015

One of three Richmond Art Center exhibitions this summer to feature more than 60 artists

A single exhibit at the Richmond Art Center this summer will feature the works of more than 60 California artists. …

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Crime | May 28, 2015

Search for burglary suspect in East Richmond Heights prompts helicopter, police K-9 assistance

Authorities searched high and low for a suspected thief in East Richmond Heights Thursday afternoon after a sheriff’s deputy interrupted …

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Recent News | May 28, 2015

Car sharing arrives at Atchison Village thanks to grant

Residents of Atchison Village, a 450-apartment housing cooperative, now have access to car sharing as part of a new program …

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Recent News | May 28, 2015

Rookie Richmond firefighter appears on ‘Right This Minute’ after battling three blazes in as many days

We’ve reported before about the impressive feats by rookie Richmond firefighter Jessica Wraa, who earlier this month helped battle three …

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Education | May 28, 2015

RichmondBUILD receives nearly $200,000 EPA grant to place graduates in green jobs

RichmondBUILD, the highly successful local job training program that places 80-percent of its graduates in jobs with an average starting …

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Education | May 28, 2015

Cesar Chavez Elementary students write to President Obama, receive heartfelt response

The third and fourth grade classes at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Richmond sent such persuasive essays to the White …

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Crime | May 27, 2015

Richmond police still trying to locate these two murder suspects

The Richmond Police Department released a second notice Wednesday (here was the first) that it is seeking the public’s assistance …

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Education | May 27, 2015

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond on Saturday, June 6

Mark your calendars for the return of the Healthy Village Festival in Richmond on Saturday, June 6. From 10 a.m. …

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Recent News | May 27, 2015

Local hiring for Berkeley Global Campus project to be discussed at public meeting in Richmond

Community members are encouraged to attend a UC Berkeley-hosted meeting in Richmond on Thursday that will discuss local hiring related …

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Chevron Speaks | May 27, 2015

Chevron Speaks: Our Commitment to Protecting the Environment

Operating safely and responsibly is the most important thing we do at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Nothing is more important …

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Crime | May 27, 2015

Doc Dolla collaborating with rappers citywide on album promoting peace among rival factions

In an effort to promote peace among rival factions in Richmond and North Richmond, Halston Williams, better known by his …

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Crime | May 27, 2015

‘Career criminal’ wanted by Richmond police on suspicion of car theft, drug trafficking

The Richmond Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating Kimberly Ruth Edgington, a suspect wanted on suspicion of auto …

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Education | May 27, 2015

Black high school seniors from Richmond can win $250 by writing an essay

Black high school seniors from Richmond who plan to attend college have an opportunity to earn a $250 scholarship toward …

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Crime | May 26, 2015

San Pablo police commander arrested on suspicion of DUI in Lake County

A San Pablo police commander has been placed on administrative leave following his arrest Sunday on suspicion of misdemeanor drunken …

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Recent News | May 26, 2015

Davis Chapel community garden relocated with help from volunteers

The community has once again banded together to construct a gorgeous garden. On Saturday, volunteers helped put the finishing touches …

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Richmond council passes resolution supporting ban on space-based weapons

Recent News | May 20, 2015

Richmond council passes resolution supporting ban on space-based weapons

The Richmond City Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a ban on space-based weapons after a lengthy discussion over whether …

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Richmond council passes resolution supporting ban on space-based weaponry

Recent News | May 18, 2015

Richmond councilmember pushes city resolution banning ‘exotic’ space-based weapons

This Richmond councilmember apparently has her head in the clouds. As City Council faces difficult decisions this year on such …

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Local hiring for Berkeley Global Campus project to be discussed at public meeting in Richmond

Community Views | May 25, 2015

Mayor Tom Butt slams commentary on Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay

by Mayor Tom Butt, The Guest Commentary on May 17, 2015, “How Richmond could become Baltimore or not,” by Alice …

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Barbers all over U.S. expected to attend competition and expo at Hilltop Courtyard Marriott

Recent News | May 21, 2015

Barbers all over U.S. expected to attend competition and expo at Hilltop Courtyard Marriott

In this competition, the champions win by a hair. This week, the Pinole-based Western Barber Conference announced it will be …

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Hercules High's student-run company producing cookbook and reusable bags a recipe for success

Education | May 19, 2015

Recipe for success: Hercules High’s award-winning student-run company sells cookbook, reusable bags

Final exams can be overwhelming for any student, especially the chief executive officer of a company with 120 workers. But …

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Sheriff set to explain plans to add 480 beds at Richmond jail, increasing population to more than 1,000

Crime | May 26, 2015

Sheriff to explain plans to add 480 beds at Richmond jail

A plan to add 480 beds at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) in Richmond will be explained by Contra …

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Works of more than 60 California artists on display at Richmond Art Center this summer

Entertainment and Food | May 28, 2015

One of three Richmond Art Center exhibitions this summer to feature more than 60 artists

A single exhibit at the Richmond Art Center this summer will feature the works of more than 60 California artists. …

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Davis Chapel community garden relocated with help from volunteers

Recent News | May 26, 2015

Davis Chapel community garden relocated with help from volunteers

The community has once again banded together to construct a gorgeous garden. On Saturday, volunteers helped put the finishing touches …

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Final week to vote for Kennedy High teacher and help school win $20,000

Education | May 26, 2015

Final week to cast online vote for Kennedy High teacher, help school win $20,000

Last month, we told you all about veteran Kennedy High teacher Ian Bader, whose passion and ability to connect with …

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Recent News | May 26, 2015

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for section of Bay Trail in Richmond set for Sunday

A grand opening ceremony for the Ferry Point Loop trail in Richmond — a section of the planned 500-mile San …

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