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Recent News | Feb 12, 2016

Richmond resident asks if anyone has lost this friendly dog

A Richmond resident is asking if anyone in the community recognizes this cute pooch. “This little guy wandered into my …

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Recent News | Feb 12, 2016

10-year-old North Richmond resident wins public grant for community improvement project

Applying for government grants can be a tedious and uncertain process for even seasoned professionals who work in the industry. …

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Crime | Feb 11, 2016

No injuries in Hilltop Mall parking lot shooting Thursday

No one was injured following a shooting in the Hilltop Mall parking lot in Richmond Thursday afternoon, police said. The …

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Education | Feb 11, 2016

Richmond Public Library offering six-week S.A.T preparation workshop to local youth

Local youth anxious about the S.A.T. college admission test will rest easier when they’re prepared. College-bound students in West Contra …

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Recent News | Feb 11, 2016

Residents invited to help plant trees at Richmond community center on President’s Day

Richmond residents are invited to green the city by helping to plant 17 trees at the Booker T. Anderson Community …

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Crime | Feb 11, 2016

Off-duty Richmond police officer fatally shot in Vallejo ID’d as veteran Gus Vegas

An off-duty Richmond police officer who was fatally shot in a domestic incident at his Vallejo home Thursday morning has …

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Prep News | Feb 11, 2016

Richmond High and De Anza High boys soccer teams vie for respective TCAL tourney titles today

The De Anza High boys soccer team will play Pinole Valley High in the Tri-County Athletic League-Stone Division boys soccer …

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Recent News | Feb 10, 2016

Richmond settles whistleblower retaliation lawsuit for $104,000

The Richmond city employee who won the 2015 James Madison Freedom Of Information Whistleblower Award has now also won $104,000 …

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Jobs | Feb 10, 2016

Upcoming Start Smart program in Richmond aims to help residents launch or expand their business

Local residents eager to launch or expand their business are encouraged to join the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center’s Start Smart program …

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Entertainment and Food | Feb 10, 2016

See how Richmond-based Galaxy Desserts produces its delicious morning buns

We have told you in the past about how Oprah Winfrey helped skyrocket Richmond-based Galaxy Desserts to success after putting …

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Crime | Feb 10, 2016

Iron Triangle post office burglarized, vandalized; suspect sent for mental health evaluation

Windows at the U.S. Post Office branch in the Iron Triangle were smashed up early Tuesday when a man who …

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Education | Feb 9, 2016

Salesian announces 25th annual golf tournament fundraiser supporting disadvantaged students

The 25th annual Salesian Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 2 at the Richmond Country Club, the school …

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Community Views | Feb 9, 2016

Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick responds to mayor: ‘Nobody’s bashing police’

By Councilmember Jael Myrick, Over the weekend Mayor Tom Butt published two E-Forum pieces (the Richmond Standard re-posted one here) …

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Education | Feb 9, 2016

Program sending Richmond High students to Washington D.C. achieves fundraising goal

With donations from individuals, a couple of 23rd Street businesses and a $14,154 contribution from the City of San Pablo, …

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Education | Feb 9, 2016

Video! Washington Elementary garden program provides nutritious education

The two thriving gardens at Washington Elementary School in Point Richmond bear fruit both literally and educationally, but few have …

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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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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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31-year-old Richmond woman sentenced for killing 16-year-old who had fathered her child

Crime | Oct 20, 2015

Richmond woman, 31, sentenced for killing 16-year-old ex-boyfriend

A 31-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced to 21 years in state prison Tuesday for fatally shooting a 16-year-old ex-boyfriend who …

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Selfie suspect turns self in

Crime | Nov 18, 2015

El Cerrito robbery suspect’s selfies end up in victim’s cloud storage

The woman pictured is wanted by police in connection with the violent robbery of an El Cerrito High student on …

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RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

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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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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Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

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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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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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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