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Richmond pilot project to provide bulky items pickups for multi-family properties

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....
No injuries in shooting on I-580 in Richmond Saturday 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...
Harry Ells High's Class of '67 planning cruise for 50th anniversary

Harry Ells High’s Class of ’67 planning cruise for 50th reunion

Graduates from the Class of 1967 at the former Harry Ells High School in Richmond are planning a 3-day cruise to celebrate their 50th reunion. The cruise sails from Long Beach to Ensenada from Sept....

Richmond event aims to connect young people to volunteer opportunities

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Young Adult Leadership Bootcamp will be held in Richmond this Saturday for residents between ages 16-24. The free ServiceWorks Richmond event aims to connect young people to service...

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Richmond's WWII past remembered in beautiful Veteran's Day ceremony

SS Red Oak Victory to host Shipyard Swing concert this weekend

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers will be swingin' on the 1944 ship Red Oak Victory this Saturday.   The community is invited to enjoy a full...

Chevron Richmond Refinery hiring community engagement manager

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Community Engagement Manager at the Richmond Refinery. The full-time position is responsible for leading social investment...

449 local high school seniors receive Richmond Promise scholarships

Nearly 450 scholarships totaling $2.45 million have been awarded this year to forward-thinking local high school seniors thanks to the Richmond Promise. The students are...