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Recent News | May 2, 2016

All Richmond street medians to be trimmed by mid-May, city says

Richmond’s ban on the use of herbicides on city properties has made it difficult for landscaping crews to keep up …

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Crime | May 2, 2016

Online fundraiser launched for family of 16-year-old Mauriana Seymore

An online fundraiser has been launched for the devastated family of 16-year-old Mauriana Seymore, who was fatally shot in a …

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Recent News | May 2, 2016

Richmond hosts yet another packed and peaceful Cinco de Mayo festival

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt estimated online that about 40,000 people attended the 23rd Street Merchants Association’s annual Cinco de Mayo …

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Community Views | May 2, 2016

Mayor Butt says no to Measures N and O

By Mayor Tom Butt, Measure N If you received the mailer shown below or perhaps several similar versions, you may …

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Recent News | May 2, 2016

Up to 120 Richmond third-graders can get free swim lessons as part of new program

As many as 120 third graders in the Richmond area are being offered free swim lessons as part of a …

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Education | May 2, 2016

Richmond Young Scholars Reception awards promising students with college scholarships

They say it takes a village to raise a child. At the Richmond Young Scholars Reception last week, which was …

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Sports | May 1, 2016

Richmond native Travis Feeney drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in 6th round

Travis Feeney (No. 41), the University of Washington star linebacker from Richmond, was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the …

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Recent News | Apr 29, 2016

Iron Triangle alley transforms into scenic pathway that captures stormwater

Only recently, this Iron Triangle alley was a source of neighborhood blight and a hot spot for illegal dumpers. But …

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Entertainment and Food | Apr 29, 2016

Hilltop Family YMCA to host free Healthy Kids Day Festival on Saturday

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, the Hilltop Family YMCA will host the free Healthy Kids Day Festival. The …

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Recent News | Apr 29, 2016

75 single moms in Richmond to receive royal treatment at Saluté’s on Mother’s Day

Seventy-five local single moms are going to be showered with love and appreciation in honor of Mother’s Day. On Saturday, …

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Recent News | Apr 29, 2016

Community invited to help beautify block in Coronado neighborhood Saturday

The community is encouraged to take part in a clean up and beautification event Saturday in the Coronado neighborhood from …

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Education | Apr 29, 2016

Seniors at Richmond High, Middle College named Gates Millennium Scholars

Arnold Dimas of Richmond High and Alejandro Hernandez of Middle College High have been named Gates Millennium Scholars, an honor …

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Crime | Apr 28, 2016

26-year-old man dead following broad-daylight shooting in Richmond

A 26-year-old man was killed in a broad daylight shooting in Richmond late Thursday afternoon, police said. At 4:47 p.m., …

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Recent News | Apr 28, 2016

BART police wants to install license plate readers at every station

BART police wants to combat crime at stations by installing license plate readers at every parking lot, according to the …

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Sports | Apr 28, 2016

Travis Feeney anticipates start of NFL draft

Washington Huskies linebacker Travis Feeney, a Richmond native, told the Seattle Times that the build up to the NFL draft …

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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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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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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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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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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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