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Osprey naming contest whittled down to 10 finalists

Osprey naming contest down to 10 finalists

Whirley, Windy, or Victory? They are examples from the 300 name suggestions submitted by the public for the two Osprey chicks that recently hatched in a nest atop the historic Whirley Crane, located near the...
Christian Science Monitor calls Pogo Park founder 'playground whisperer'

Christian Science Monitor calls Pogo Park founder ‘playground whisperer’

Pogo Park, the Iron Triangle nonprofit that hires local residents to transform the city's parks into vibrant community spaces, has been featured in a great article by the The Christian Science Monitor. The publication aptly...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

A 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting in the 100 block of 20th Street in Richmond Thursday night, police said. Officers responded to a call about a shooting about 7 p.m., Richmond police Lt....
RPD to hold DUI sobriety checkpoint this weekend

RPD to hold DUI sobriety checkpoint this weekend

The Richmond Police Department announced Thursday it plans to conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint on Friday night. The checkpoint will run from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Robert...
North Richmond cleanup event Saturday aims to unite community

North Richmond cleanup event this Saturday aims to unite community

The community is encouraged to help participate in a "Sweeping the City" event in North Richmond this Saturday, May 27. The community cleanup event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with folks meeting up...
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RPD releases video of train striking big rig

Richmond police released video footage of a train's collision with a big rig earlier this month in the area of Cutting and Carlson boulevards. Thankfully no one was injured, including the 122 passengers aboard the...
El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

El Sobrante Gurdwara hosts community forum to battle hate crimes

by Mike Kinney 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 the Gurdwara and the relatively new group Not...
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 of local experts will be on hand to discuss federal...
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 residents are invited to take part in the open casting...

Richmond youth head to ‘LA for a Day’ thanks to JetSuiteX partnership

The sky is the limit for 20 local students who were flown to Los Angeles for a day of fun on Tuesday. Their adventure included a visit to the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California...

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Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Following a 15-percent increase in reported vegetation fires last year, the Richmond Fire Department is providing property owners with guidance on how to reduce...

Reporte Semanal 5/26/17

Estudiantes de Richmond Toman Parte en Programa “LA para el Día” Gracias a JetSuiteX Gracias a JetSuiteX y For Richmond, 20 estudiantes viajaron a Los...
Richmond selects three poets laureate for 2017-2019

Richmond selects three poets laureate for 2017-2019

Daniel Ari, Ciera-Jevai Gordon and Rob Lipton will share the title of poet laureate for the city of Richmond starting next week. Chosen Wednesday by...