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Downtown Richmond is about to look more artsy with the start of a mural from local artist Richard Muro Salazar.

Work gets started on large downtown Richmond mural

Richmond residents are going to get used to seeing muralist Richard Muro Salazar at the corner of Macdonald Avenue and Harbour Way. On Monday, the 28-year-old artist started painting a giant mural on the southwest...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond police blotter: Man who shot at cop busted again

A man on parole for shooting at a Richmond cop several years ago was arrested early Monday following a pursuit in the city during which he allegedly attempted to ram a police car with...
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Richmond dispute ends with shotgun tussle

A man managed to wrestle a shotgun away from a female attacker during an apparent domestic violence dispute in Richmond Saturday morning, police said. Police responded to the incident near 7th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue...
Chief Magnus: Year-to-date Richmond crime down in nearly all categories

Richmond violent and property crimes continue decline in 2014

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus had good reason to post "Holy Cow!" on his department's Facebook page on Wednesday. This week, the department's crime analyst reported that both violent crimes and property crimes since Jan....
Richmond police to hold another DUI checkpoint at Cutting/41st on Friday night

Richmond police searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in locating the driver of a hit-and-run collision on Richmond Parkway late last year that killed 63-year-old Alfonso Quesada, Jr. The collision occurred during the evening hours of...
Richmond blighted properites could get rehabbed through social impact bonds.

New strategy pitched to address Richmond’s blighted properties

A new plan to rehabilitate foreclosed homes that create blight in Richmond neighborhoods is gaining traction. On Tuesday, Richmond resident John Knox, an attorney and son of former state Assemblyman John T. Knox, pitched City...
Sex abuse charges against ex-Richmond middle school teacher tripled

Richmond police arrest elementary school teacher on sexual abuse charges

Richmond police have arrested a local elementary school teacher on charges he sexually abused multiple students last year and are encouraging any other possible victims to come forward. Ronald Guinto, 32, of Vallejo, was arrested...

Point Richmond market will likely sell liquor later

Point Richmond residents are in favor of letting a local market sell alcohol until 10 p.m. - two hours later than it currently can - partly because it's a great store. At Tuesday's Council meeting,...
Richmond teens are getting a special education in the physics of skateboarding as part of a celebration of the American Public Library's Teen Tech Week.

Richmond teens to learn physics of skateboarding

Richmond teens will literally be able to skate by in their physics class next week. In honor of the American Library Association's "Teen Tech Week," the Richmond Public Library is hosting an interactive lesson on...
Richmond adoption center says adorable 9-week-old puppy that was stolen has been found.

Stolen puppy returned to Richmond adoption center

A 9-week-old puppy that was reportedly stolen from The Milo Foundation in Point Richmond last month has been returned. The Poodle/Retriever mix named Jaime was swiped on Feb. 27 during an adoption event at the...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...