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Recent News | Jul 29, 2016

BART extension to Hercules still being studied and ‘sorely needed,’ director says

By Zakhary Mallett (BART Director, District 7), My effort to revitalize the idea of extending BART’s Richmond leg of service …

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Recent News | Jul 29, 2016

Possible speed traps identified in San Pablo

The latest routine survey of roadway speeds in San Pablo has revealed a couple of stretches that would be deemed …

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Education | Jul 29, 2016

WCCUSD to hold public hearing on Adams Middle School property

The public will have a chance to be heard on Tuesday regarding the proposed sale of the former Adams Middle …

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Crime | Jul 28, 2016

Citizens learn what it’s like to face armed man during Richmond police training

The Richmond Police Department has developed a national reputation for implementing regular officer training that has reduced use of deadly …

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Sports | Jul 28, 2016

College players and nonprofit give Richmond youth free baseball clinic, restore field

While Richmond youth enjoyed a free baseball clinic on July 13, their Nichol Park field was being restored as part …

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Entertainment and Food | Jul 28, 2016

Freshest Cargo set to begin making stops in San Pablo every Monday

San Pablo residents will have access to a mobile food truck on a weekly basis starting Monday. As part of …

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Recent News | Jul 28, 2016

Winners of Richmond’s first Urban Garden Contest named

Winners of Richmond’s inaugural Urban Garden Contest and Showcase were recently announced by Mayor Tom Butt’s office, which launched the …

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Recent News | Jul 28, 2016

Free infant massage classes offered at Richmond World Breastfeeding Week event

Infant massage classes, tea, line dancing and free diapers will be offered at a World Breastfeeding Week event in Richmond …

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Sports | Jul 27, 2016

Richmond’s new all-Hispanic basketball league doubles in number of participants

After announcing in the Richmond Standard the launch of an all-Hispanic basketball league that holds games at the Hilltop YMCA, …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2016

Youth groups express anger at Richmond council for stalling initiative

Richmond City Council opted against having voters decide on the Kids First Initiative in November, despite the initiative receiving enough …

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Education | Jul 27, 2016

CCC’s new Campus Center opens for classes Aug. 12

The folks at Contra Costa College are understandably excited about opening the new Campus Center next month. School officials posted …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2016

Congressman DeSaulnier to hold Richmond town hall Aug. 1

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host six town hall meetings in communities that he represents throughout August, including in Richmond. …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2016

Richmond council approves launching study of North Richmond annexation

Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a $55,000 contract with Willdan Financial Services to prepare a service plan and …

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Recent News | Jul 27, 2016

Water main break causes street closure in San Pablo

A water main break in the 5400 block of Riverside Avenue at Yuba Avenue in San Pablo Tuesday night caused …

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Chevron Speaks | Jul 26, 2016

Richmond: The Birthplace of Innovation

While Chevron may be best known for producing the clean transportation fuels that we use on a daily basis, our …

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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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RPD investigating video of woman accused of leaving baby in car while shopping at GamesStop

Crime | Apr 18, 2016

Richmond police investigating video of baby left in car while woman shopped at GameStop

A viral video has prompted Richmond police to investigate allegations that a woman left a baby alone in her car …

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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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Councilmember Jovanka Beckles photographed playing scrabble during budget discussion

Recent News | May 4, 2016

Councilmember Jovanka Beckles caught playing Scrabble during crucial budget discussion

While Richmond City Council was hearing budget presentations dealing with the city’s $11 million deficit on Tuesday, Councilmember Jovanka Beckles …

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Richmond science teacher claims to heal people through prayer

Recent News | Apr 25, 2016

Richmond science teacher claims to heal people through prayer

Before explaining how she performs miracles, Tammy Hatch (pictured on left) states emphatically, “I am no one special.” The Richmond …

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