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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 poor state of the city's sidewalks and proposed a...

Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday

A big-rig traveling westbound on Interstate Highway 80 crashed into two barriers and spilled a relatively small amount of fuel into a nearby storm drain Tuesday afternoon, according to the Bay City News wire service,...
Republic Services driver honored for heroism during Richmond house fire

Republic Services driver honored for battling Richmond house fire

Republic Services Driver Antonio “Tony” Hernandez was presented with a mayoral certificate of commendation on Tuesday for dousing a house fire with his fire extinguisher during his usual pick-up route in Richmond last month. On...
Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Rapper Keak Da Sneak in stable condition after Richmond shooting

Veteran Bay Area rapper Keak Da Sneak is in stable condition after being shot about 5:30 a.m. today in the area of Carlson Boulevard and Imperial Way, police said. Fellow Bay Area rapper Mistah Fab...
No longer 'brainwashed' into violence, Richmond man sets sights on prevention

No longer ‘brainwashed’ into violence, Richmond man sets sights on prevention

Marcus Byrd-Ray Sr. says he used to perpetuate gun violence in Richmond. But after joining Richmond Ceasefire and other violence prevention groups, the 28-year-old Richmond man said his life and trajectory changed entirely. "I was...
Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

Richmond commission condemns Trump’s use of force statements

On Wednesday, the Richmond's Citizens Police Review Commission became the latest government body to condemn President Trump's comments advocating for the rough treatment of alleged MS-13 gang members by law enforcement. In a unanimous decision,...
Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

Cal State East Bay engineering camp serves 72 from Contra Costa

In case you missed it, KTVU (Ch. 2) recently covered a unique, week-long engineering camp offered to low-income high school students from Contra Costa County. Seventy-two students ate, slept and studied at Cal State East...
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Community leaders join Native American Walk for Sobriety

Dozens of community members marched through Richmond on Saturday with the United Urban Warrior Society’s California Chapter to spread awareness about alcohol abuse. The Third Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety, organized by Richmond resident...

Youth Leadership Committee seeks student leaders

Richmond’s Youth Leadership Committee (YLC) is seeking high school students looking to become leaders in their community. The YLC is a year-round program designed by the Richmond Community Services Department for current high school students....
Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Fatal crash on I-80 in Richmond ends in DUI arrest

A fatal crash on Interstate Highway 80 near Cutting Boulevard this morning led to the death of a motorcyclist and the arrest of a Suisun City man on DUI charges. The collision occurred about 1:40...

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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...