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Crime | Dec 30, 2015

El Cerrito police looking to ID this suspect in connection with Safeway bank heist

El Cerrito police have released the above image in the hope of catching a suspect who made off with several …

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Recent News | Dec 29, 2015

Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

The Richmond Police Department will conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint on Friday night at the intersection of Cutting Boulevard and …

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Recent News | Dec 28, 2015

San Pablo dentist encourages patients to get second opinion on expensive procedures

A San Pablo dentist served as a a patient’s advocate in a Time.com article early this month. Dr. William van …

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Crime | Dec 28, 2015

Man shot dead at 26th and Cutting; Richmond’s 20th homicide of 2015

A 40-year-old Richmond man was killed in a shooting at S. 26th Street and Cutting Boulevard in Richmond Sunday, police …

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Crime | Dec 27, 2015

Five people, including toddler, survive Christmas shooting in Richmond

A 19-year-old mother was grazed by a bullet and her 2-year-old daughter ended up with shattered glass in her hair …

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Recent News | Dec 22, 2015

Richmond offices, facilities to close during holiday week to curb costs

The City of Richmond’s offices, libraries and all recreation facilities except for the Plunge will close during the holiday week …

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Recent News | Dec 21, 2015

Stormy weather has county officials providing sandbags and education to residents

With storms expected to linger throughout the week, Contra Costa County officials are preparing for even more wet weather from …

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Crime | Dec 21, 2015

Richmond man linked to homemade explosives, threats against Muslims identified

Richmond police have identified the man suspected of possessing a homemade explosive device that prompted a bomb squad detonation Sunday …

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Recent News | Dec 21, 2015

1,200 families benefit from Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Toy Program

An impressive 1,200 families in Contra Costa County benefited from the Annual Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Toy Program …

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Crime | Dec 20, 2015

Bomb squad detonates device in Richmond; suspect reportedly wanted to harm Muslims

A bomb squad detonated a possible explosive in Richmond Sunday night in a case that stemmed from a report to …

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Education | Dec 18, 2015

Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie giveaway an example of school’s positive evolution

Dozens of giddy students at Verde Elementary streamed into the school’s library to pick up their brand new hoodie and …

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Crime | Dec 18, 2015

Person shot on westbound I-80 in San Pablo Thursday afternoon

A person was shot and injured while on Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo about 3:22 p.m. Thursday, the fourth …

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Recent News | Dec 17, 2015

No surprise here: I-80 from Hercules to Bay Bridge tops list for congested roadways in 2014

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has released its list of the Bay Area’s top 10 most congested freeway commutes, and it …

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Crime | Dec 17, 2015

Local resident releases video surveillance footage in the hope of nabbing package thief

Surveillance video footage from a home in Richmond has been making its rounds on social media as part of a …

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Recent News | Dec 17, 2015

Richmond council green lights Iron Triangle alley project

A pilot project to turn a dilapidated alleyway in the Iron Triangle into a green space that serves both as …

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Executive director sought for Richmond Promise scholarship program

Jobs | Dec 8, 2015

Richmond Promise scholarship program needs executive director

The Richmond Promise college scholarship program needs an executive director. Richmond Promise is a $35 million slice of the $90 …

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Pinole Valley High called 'Hitsville High' for producing notable musicians

Entertainment and Food | Dec 7, 2015

Iamsu! discusses South Richmond slang

One of Richmond’s most famous hip hop artists, Iamsu!, was recently featured in a Fader music magazine segment called “The …

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Recent News | Dec 21, 2015

1,200 families benefit from Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Toy Program

An impressive 1,200 families in Contra Costa County benefited from the Annual Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Toy Program …

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Local resident releases video surveillance footage in hope of nabbing package thief

Crime | Dec 17, 2015

Local resident releases video surveillance footage in the hope of nabbing package thief

Surveillance video footage from a home in Richmond has been making its rounds on social media as part of a …

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Lots to do in Point Richmond on Saturday: Art fair, live music and coffee shop grand opening

Entertainment and Food | Dec 3, 2015

Lots to do in Point Richmond on Saturday: Art fair, live music and coffee shop grand opening

Arts of Point Richmond is holding its annual Holiday Faire this Saturday, when local artists will showcase their works while …

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California Apartment Association seeks temporary restraining order against Richmond rent control measure

Recent News | Dec 16, 2015

Independent audit: Richmond faces $22.7 million deficit by 2021

Richmond faces a $22.7 million budget deficit by 2021 if the city doesn’t take significant steps to cut expenses and …

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Hilltop Mall shooting leads to charges for three Richmond residents

Crime | Dec 27, 2015

Five people, including toddler, survive Christmas shooting in Richmond

A 19-year-old mother was grazed by a bullet and her 2-year-old daughter ended up with shattered glass in her hair …

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Point Richmond native's #StashTheTrash project aimed at clearing shoreline litter

Recent News | Dec 8, 2015

Point Richmond native’s #StashTheTrash project aimed at clearing shoreline litter

Point Richmond native Gina Knox has launched a clever and inspiring school project to protect the world’s oceans from litter, …

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EBMUD provides update on water storage for the East Bay following rains

Recent News | Dec 21, 2015

Stormy weather has county officials providing sandbags and education to residents

With storms expected to linger throughout the week, Contra Costa County officials are preparing for even more wet weather from …

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Hilltop Mall shooting leads to charges for three Richmond residents

Crime | Dec 4, 2015

Mill Valley woman identified as victim of Hilltop homicide Thursday

The woman who was fatally shot as she was riding in a car at a busy Richmond intersection Thursday afternoon …

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