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Community Views | May 25, 2015

Mayor Tom Butt slams commentary on Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay

by Mayor Tom Butt, The Guest Commentary on May 17, 2015, “How Richmond could become Baltimore or not,” by Alice …

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Crime | May 23, 2015

Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

The Richmond Police Department on Friday revealed hotspots for car theft over the last two months in the city. The …

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Education | May 22, 2015

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

Ruschard Dodd-Masters, a Richmond native and De Anza High grad, was recognized Friday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for persevering …

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Recent News | May 22, 2015

‘Yellow Brick Road’ plans in Iron Triangle get City Council support

Plans to install numerous traffic-calming measures in the Iron Triangle and other improvements to create friendlier, cleaner and more colorful …

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Education | May 22, 2015

Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

A project by local rapper Ricky Antonio encouraging youth expression through art has led to a must-listen song. Ricky Antonio …

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Crime | May 21, 2015

Richmond gang member sentenced to 10 years in connection with killing of 16-year-old in 2010

A Richmond gang member received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the …

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Recent News | May 21, 2015

Plan in works for pedestrian improvements on Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond

Plans are in the works to widen sidewalks and install other improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and the mobility-impaired along Fred …

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Health | May 21, 2015

Richmond council passes resolution opposing coal transport through the city

Richmond City Council on Tuesday passed a two-part resolution 6-1 that in part opposes the rail transport of coal and …

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Health | May 21, 2015

Congressman DeSaulnier introduces bill addressing student-athlete concussions

Our representative in Congress, Mark DeSaulnier, has introduced a bill aimed at preventing concussions among student-athletes in the U.S. and …

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Recent News | May 21, 2015

Barbers all over U.S. expected to attend competition and expo at Hilltop Courtyard Marriott

In this competition, the champions win by a hair. This week, the Pinole-based Western Barber Conference announced it will be …

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Education | May 20, 2015

Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight Richmond high school seniors who earned the Chevron Richmond Somos — Latin American and Hispanic Employee Network scholarship were honored …

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Crime | May 20, 2015

Man charged with DUI following Bay Point crash that killed San Pablo woman denied bail reduction

The man facing charges in connection with an alleged DUI collision in Bay Point earlier this month that killed 24-year-old …

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Recent News | May 20, 2015

Richmond council passes resolution supporting ban on space-based weapons

The Richmond City Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a ban on space-based weapons after a lengthy discussion over whether …

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Education | May 20, 2015

Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT can apply for youth academy

The Richmond Fire Department released a statement Tuesday night encouraging local high school students to join the Richmond Youth Academy, …

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Recent News | May 19, 2015

Salesian alum Mariya Moore makes USA Basketball U19 team

After three days of trials in Colorado last week, Salesian alum Mariya Moore (pictured on the left) was named to …

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The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over the decision to sell rabbit meat.

Recent News | Jun 30, 2014

Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales

Officials at Whole Foods Market Inc. have responded to a complaint about the sales of rabbit meat at the grocer’s …

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USPS

Recent News | Feb 7, 2014

USPS responds to complaints about Richmond sorting facility

Although the US Postal Service says only a small percentage of packages end up lost or delayed at its national …

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Mock 'dirty bomb' drill will bring more than 200 soldiers, airmen, police and fire officials to Richmond

Recent News | Apr 3, 2015

Mock ‘dirty bomb’ drill to bring hundreds of soldiers, airmen, police and fire officials to Richmond

A “dirty bomb” will be located in Richmond on Saturday, April 11, and more than 200 soldiers, airmen, local law …

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Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery.

Chevron Speaks | May 6, 2014

Chevron Richmond is hiring for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions

Beginning Friday, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery. We want to make …

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Richmond-based public defender reacts to DOJ review on Ferguson police

Recent News | Dec 9, 2014

Demonstration in Richmond draws hundreds, remains peaceful

A demonstration over the deaths of men at the hands of police on Tuesday has drawn about 250 people and …

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Richmond police outraged by Beckles' Facebook post

Recent News | Aug 26, 2014

Richmond police outraged by Beckles’ Facebook post

A Facebook post by Richmond Vice Major Jovanka Beckles suggesting Richmond’s police defend homophobia and violence against women has outraged …

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La Perla Mexican Delicattessen at Fourth Street and Nevin Avenue in Richmond is set to reopen under new ownership on Tuesday, according to the West County Times.

Entertainment and Food | May 30, 2014

Turns out La Perla Mexican Deli will soon reopen in the same Richmond location

Holy tamale! La Perla Mexican Delicattessen, which closed earlier this month after 64 years serving its local customers, will reopen …

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Chevron Speaks | Nov 19, 2014

Why the election mattered

A statement from Chevron Richmond: For more than 112 years, the Richmond Refinery has been proud to serve as a …

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gentrification

Recent News | Mar 9, 2015

Gentrification study: Richmond’s black population dropped 35-percent from 2000 to 2013

Richmond’s black population fell from 35,300 in 2000 to 22,800 in 2013, a 35-percent drop that suggests gentrification is occurring, …

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Family seeking public's help in search for missing Richmond resident Cesar Castaneda, 32

Recent News | Oct 4, 2014

Family seeks public’s help in search for missing Richmond resident Cesar Castaneda, 32

A family is asking for the public’s help in locating their loved one, 32-year-old Cesar Castaneda of Richmond, who was …

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