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14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

14-year-old student found in possession of gun at De Anza High

A 14-year-old De Anza High student was found in possession of a gun at school on Friday, police said. A Richmond Police Department school resource officer notified staff on Thursday that he had received information...

James Akinjo signs national letter of intent to play for UConn

North Richmond native James Akinjo made it official on Wednesday -- following through with an earlier commitment to sign a national letter of intent to play for the University of Connecticut's basketball program next...
Two dead after shooting in Richmond's Hilltop Green neighborhood

Two dead after shooting in Richmond’s Hilltop Green neighborhood

Two of four victims of a shooting in Richmond's Hilltop Green neighborhood Tuesday night died, police said. The shooting occurred at about 7:30 p.m. in the 900 block of View Drive and is under investigation....
Richmond police announce crackdown on vehicles blocking sidewalks

Richmond police announce crackdown on vehicles blocking sidewalks

Richmond police warned residents Tuesday against parking on sidewalks, saying there has been an increase in that activity. The Richmond Police Department will be actively addressing this issue in two phases: First, officers will place...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting near Richmond BART

An armed suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting near the Richmond BART station just before 1 a.m. Thursday, according to police. The incident occurred after officers responded to a report of a man armed...
The Shops at Hilltop to offer free 'selfies with Santa'

The Shops at Hilltop to offer free ‘selfies with Santa’

Starting this Saturday and continuing through Christmas Eve, kids will have opportunities every weekend to take "selfie" photos with Santa Claus at the Shops at Hilltop. From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and...

NIAD unveils trio of innovative new exhibits

By Zach Chouteau One of the coolest aspects of the vital NIAD art center on 23rd Street is its approach of presenting brand-new exhibits every month—always kicked off by a free reception with music and...
Richmond-based landscaping company has openings for multiple positions

Richmond-based landscaping company has openings for multiple positions

Gardeners’ Guild, Inc., a Bay Area leader in landscape contracting that is based at 2780 Goodrick Ave. in Richmond, has job openings in multiple positions. The 100-percent employee-owned company has openings for maintenance crew leaders and...
Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based Bay Area Rescue Mission. The food drive, organized by the City...
Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

Richmond mayor suggests parcel fee to maintain sidewalks

In the wake of a newly announced police crackdown on vehicles blocking sidewalks in the city, Mayor Tom Butt released a report Monday on the poor state of the city's sidewalks and proposed a...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...