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Prep News | Jan 18, 2017

Kennedy High’s Ryan Robinson earns player of game honor at statewide talent showcase

Kennedy High’s Ryan Robinson literally sacked the competition at a talent showcase in front of college coaches and recruiters on …

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Recent News | Jan 18, 2017

Richmond council unanimously approves neighborhood parking permit proposal

A proposal to implement a neighborhood parking permit program in areas of Richmond where parking is a premium was unanimously …

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Recent News | Jan 18, 2017

Travis Credit Union to provide free tax prep services to eligible Richmond area residents

Travis Credit Union on Wednesday announced it will again this year provide free tax preparation services to low-to-middle income Richmond …

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Education | Jan 17, 2017

Chevron event to provide info on jobs involving Richmond Refinery modernization project

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Chevron and RichmondBuild will host an event providing local residents with information on temporary employment involving …

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Entertainment and Food | Jan 17, 2017

Actor Michael K. Williams spotted in Richmond Tuesday

Actor Michael K. Williams, known for his role as Omar on the hit television series “The Wire,” paid a visit …

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Chevron Speaks | Jan 17, 2017

Get to know Fernando Ramirez, Operator Trainee and ROP Graduate

Title: Operator Trainee Time with Chevron: 5 months Education: Proud WCCUSD Graduate; Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, College …

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Recent News | Jan 17, 2017

Congressman DeSaulnier announces he will skip Trump’s inauguration

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, D-11, announced late last week that he will not attend the Inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump …

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Recent News | Jan 16, 2017

BMX bikes, accessories donated to local kids at Richmond’s developing ‘Dirt World’

More than a dozen BMX bikes, along with helmets and bike locks, were donated to local youth on the Richmond …

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Crime | Jan 15, 2017

Suspect sought in reckless Friday night pursuit that began in North Richmond

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a 22-year-old Citrus Heights man who fled from sheriff’s deputies in North …

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Entertainment and Food | Jan 14, 2017

Cheers! What’s on tap at East Brother Beer Co.

This week, Steven Phillips at the East Brother Beer Co. Tap Room at 1001 Canal Blvd. in Richmond gives us …

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Recent News | Jan 14, 2017

No injuries after train strikes car at Carlson and Cutting Friday night

The driver of a vehicle that was struck by an Amtrak train at Carlson and Cutting boulevards Friday night was …

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Recent News | Jan 13, 2017

Well-known Richmond tattoo artist returns to action following serious car accident

Before last year, Nunez Tattoo & Piercing had been going strong for 15 years at 12724 San Pablo Ave. in …

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Entertainment and Food | Jan 13, 2017

‘Art of Living Black’ headlines trio of new Richmond Art Center exhibits

By Zach Chouteau If you haven’t visited the always-intriguing gallery section of the Richmond Art Center (RAC) recently, it’s like …

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Crime | Jan 13, 2017

Ex-Richmond teacher faces minimum 900-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting kids

A former Richmond teacher was convicted of 87 of 90 counts of child molestation and kidnapping charges on Thursday and …

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Crime | Jan 12, 2017

San Pablo police commander arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

A San Pablo police commander and former Vallejo police lieutenant was arrested in Roseville Sunday morning on suspicion of domestic …

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Kaiser set to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

Jobs | Jan 9, 2017

Kaiser to launch medical assistant training program in Richmond, offers 50-percent tuition discount

The demand for medical assistants in the healthcare field is so high, Kaiser Permanente is offering a 50-percent tuition discount …

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Congressman DeSaulnier refuses to attend Trump's inauguration

Recent News | Jan 17, 2017

Congressman DeSaulnier announces he will skip Trump’s inauguration

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, D-11, announced late last week that he will not attend the Inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump …

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Richmond council unanimously kills rent control ordinance

Recent News | Jan 6, 2017

EBT: County judge denies CAA request to halt Richmond rent control

A Contra Costa Superior Court judge on Friday denied a request to halt voter-approved rent control in Richmond, according to …

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Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in Tuesday

Recent News | Jan 9, 2017

Richmond councilmembers to be sworn in Tuesday

Re-elected Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick, and newly elected Councilmembers Ben Choi and Melvin Willis, are set to be sworn into …

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Crime | Jan 13, 2017

Ex-Richmond teacher faces minimum 900-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting kids

A former Richmond teacher was convicted of 87 of 90 counts of child molestation and kidnapping charges on Thursday and …

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With more rain coming this weekend, city and county offering free sandbags

Recent News | Jan 5, 2017

With more rain expected this weekend, city and county offering free sandbags

With more rain expected throughout the Bay Area this weekend, city and county officials are reminding residents that free sandbags …

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Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Recent News | Jan 4, 2017

Deceased dog on BART tracks causes minor delay

The discovery of a dog’s body on the BART tracks between El Cerrito del Norte and Richmond stations led to …

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Application deadline extended for Chevron's Dr. William F. King college scholarships

Education | Jan 11, 2017

Application deadline extended for Chevron’s Dr. William F. King college scholarship program

The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 13 for high school seniors interested in obtaining a Chevron Richmond Black …

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Executive director sought for Richmond Promise scholarship program

Education | Jan 3, 2017

WCCUSD seniors eligible for up to $5,000 in college scholarship funds through Ed Fund

High school seniors who attend a public school within the boundaries of the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) …

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

Recent News | Jan 5, 2017

California Apartment Association seeks temporary restraining order to prevent Richmond rent control

Richmond’s voter-approved rent control policy — Measure L — is facing a legal challenge by the California Apartment Association. On …

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