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Air monitoring topic of Chevron Richmond’s first phone town hall

Chevron Richmond held its first-ever telephone town hall Thursday night, connecting about 3,800 community members with a new website that tracks Richmond’s air quality in real time. Chevron representatives called the telephone town hall a...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

State of Richmond address set for Tuesday

Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's State of the City address will be delivered at Tuesday's Council meeting at 450 Civic Center Plaza. In other agenda items Tuesday, the Council is scheduled to receive survey results about a...

Photos from annual Richmond’s MLK Jr. event

The Martin Luther King Jr holiday in Richmond was a day of sun, fun and hard work - and there are pictures to prove it. Check out these Flickr photos posted by the health and...

Councilman points out positive aspect to 49ers loss

No tomatoes were thrown at Councilman Nathaniel Bates during Tuesday's council meeting - even though he offered praise for a Seattle Seahawk. Despite the 49ers' crushing 23-17 loss in Sunday's NFC Championship, Bates gave props...

Richmond police want your feedback

Richmond police want to know whether changes at the department have improved their effectiveness and responsiveness. Capt. Manjit Sappal is distributing a short online survey asking residents whether Richmond officers are approachable, visible and personable,...

City, mosque leaders reach accord on building repairs

Prayer might soon resume at a Richmond mosque that had been operating out of an unsafe building. The Masjid Noor mosque at 1330 Cutting Blvd. was shut down following a surprise inspection by Richmond Fire...

One of region’s largest tissue banks moves to Richmond

San Rafael has the tears, but Richmond gets the tissue. The nonprofit Tissue Banks International (TBI) moved its operations from San Rafael to Richmond this month as the Baltimore-based company looks to expand locally. The...

Richmond’s abused children get special attention

Abused children in Richmond will have an easier time opening up to law enforcement officials, police say, after the Council on Tuesday approved the continued funding of the Community Violence Solutions Interview Center in...
Kirk Cameron bringing marriage tour back to Hilltop Community Church

Kirk Cameron bringing marriage message to Richmond

Evangelist Kirk Cameron, best known as the actor who played Mike Seaver in the 1980s sitcom "Growing Pains," is bringing his national tour, Love Worth Fighting For, to a Richmond church next month. Cameron will...

South Richmond transportation projects underway

City officials on Thursday are planning to unveil proposals for transportation improvements in South Richmond. The first community meeting to introduce the project will be held at Booker T. Anderson Community Center at 960 South...

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El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

Several hundred community members gathered at the El Sobrante Gurdwara on Wednesday night in response to recent hate crimes. The event was a partnership between...
DeSaulnier to hold immigration town hall and resource fair in Richmond

DeSaulnier to hold immigration town hall and resource fair in Richmond

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Wednesday he will host an immigration town hall meeting and resource fair in Richmond on Thursday, June 1. "A panel...
Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' to hold Vallejo open casting call

Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ to hold Vallejo open casting call

Hugely popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is holding an open casting call for its second season on Sunday, June 4 in Vallejo. West County...