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Recent News | Oct 8, 2015

Re-entry services center to open on Macdonald Avenue

A new re-entry center that’s about to open on Macdonald Avenue will serve about 300 formerly incarcerated persons and their …

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Recent News | Oct 8, 2015

Locals with good neighborhood improvement ideas can apply for $1,000 grants

If you’ve got some solid ideas on projects to improve your neighborhood, they might very well get funded thanks to …

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Community Views | Oct 8, 2015

Mayor Butt: Moody’s throws Richmond into debtor’s prison

by Mayor Butt, [This Richmond Standard story is] about bond restructuring in Richmond that was precipitated by the recent rating …

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Entertainment and Food | Oct 8, 2015

6th Point Richmond Acoustic season kicks off Friday with award-winning duo

The Sixth Point Richmond Acoustic season — an intimate series where incredible songwriters perform in a 100-year-old church — kicks …

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Recent News | Oct 7, 2015

Richmond council green lights 193-unit mixed-use development

A 193-unit mixed-used development just south of Interstate 580 in Richmond received a green light from City Council Tuesday despite …

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Recent News | Oct 7, 2015

Credit rating downgrades increase Richmond’s debt; council again warned about over-spending

Richmond’s recent credit rating downgrades — born from a perception in the financial markets that the city has a dangerous …

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Crime | Oct 7, 2015

RPD’s new partnership with county on mental health cases touts initial success

A new Richmond police partnership with the county to assist potentially violent mentally ill individuals in the city resulted this …

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Entertainment and Food | Oct 7, 2015

Grammy-nominated band to perform at this year’s Picnic in the Point

The always highly-anticipated, family-friendly Picnic in the Point is coming back this year with a Grammy-nominated musical group. Trout Fishing …

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Recent News | Oct 6, 2015

Richmond taking stand against workplace bullies

Workplace bullies are bad for our health and frankly they make life miserable, and so the city of Richmond is …

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Entertainment and Food | Oct 6, 2015

Richmond’s Annual Home Front Festival features long list of activities at three waterfront sites

Don’t plan to leave town this Saturday, as many community members are headed to the Home Front. The free 9th …

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Recent News | Oct 6, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown visits Richmond to sign tough equal pay law

While surrounded by women and girls at Rosie the Riveter-WWII Home Front National Historical Park, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the …

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Recent News | Oct 6, 2015

At last! Richmond Swim Center grand opening set for Oct. 24

The Richmond Swim Center, which has been closed for significant renovation since April of last year, is set to have …

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Entertainment and Food | Oct 5, 2015

Free live music and wine tastings at third Menbe’s Way fundraiser for vets Thursday

Menbe’s Way Fund, the new charitable arm of Menbere “Menbe” Aklilu, a community advocate and owner of popular Richmond restaurant …

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Education | Oct 5, 2015

Check out this week’s WCCUSD sports schedule

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule (Click to enlarge schedule):

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Crime | Oct 5, 2015

Richmond man arrested in connection with pellet gun attacks at Wildcat Canyon Park

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with three pellet gun attacks since May at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park …

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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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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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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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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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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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