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Burglary suspect shot by police officer at Pacific East Mall

Councilman wants Pacific East Mall’s LED billboard removed

Councilman Tom Butt is leading an effort to remove Pacific East Mall's LED billboard, saying it is illegal. Butt placed a resolution on the April 1 City Council agenda that would revoke the mall owner's...
Richmond hip hop artists release new video that takes tour of city.

Richmond rappers take tour of city in new music video

A new music video from Richmond artists proves why so many cars driving down the city's streets are bumping locally-produced tracks. Rappers J.Cash and YPOnTheBeat exhibit Richmond's wealth of musical talent in their new video...
Richmond police chased down a skateboarding vandal on Saturday.

Richmond police chase down skateboarding vandal

Richmond police officers weren't about to let a suspected vandal skate by. A 35-year-old man suspected of damaging at least five street signs and one traffic signal in Richmond on Saturday attempted to flee police...
A fatal shooting in Richmond Friday night claimed the life of Clarence Wesley Celestine Jr.

Clarence Celestine Jr. becomes Richmond’s 2nd homicide victim of year

A 24-year-old man became Richmond's second homicide of the week and year after being shot Friday night, police said. Police responded to reports of a shooting near S. 35th Street and Wall Avenue about 10...
The owner of Oakland's Home of Chicken and Waffles could open a third location in downtown Richmond.

Downtown Richmond might get soul food restaurant

Popular East Bay soul food restaurant Home of Chicken & Waffles might choose downtown Richmond as its third location, according to the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI). RMSI, the nonprofit that is spearheading a City...
Bay Area artist Victor Cartagena's new show at Richmond Art Center is a "Don't miss," according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

‘Don’t miss’ this Richmond Art Center exhibit

A new exhibit at the Richmond Arts Center has made the San Francisco Chronicle's "Don't Miss" list for this weekend. Provocative works from longtime Bay Area artist and Salvadoran-born Victor Cartagena will be on display...
West Contra Costa Healthcare District

Town hall meeting to detail Doctors Medical Center rescue plan

Richmond residents are encouraged to call into a telephone town hall meeting next week to learn about plans to prevent Doctors Medical Center in San Bruno from closing. The town hall is scheduled for Wednesday...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond’s first homicide victim of year is woman

A woman was fatally shot in the Sante Fe neighborhood Thursday night, becoming Richmond's first homicide victim of 2014. Police patrolling the area heard gunshots just before 10 p.m. and located the victim near S....
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Mariya Moore scored 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals.

Salesian’s girls basketball team headed to Sleep Train Arena

Star guard Mariya Moore scored a game-high 23 points in Salesian's huge 61-42 win over league rival St. Mary's of Berkeley Tuesday night in the CIF Open Division Northern regional semifinals. The decisive victory sends...

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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 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...

Chevron Speaks to Axel Abellard, of Argos Scientific

Tell us about the air monitoring program. The Richmond Community Air Monitoring Program began in 2013. The system tracks 23 different compounds in the air....