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Richmond police chief calls homicide clearance report misleading

RPD chief: news article on homicide clearance rate misleads

Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown has written a rebuttal to a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle citing a high rate of unsolved homicides in Richmond. Brown sent the following letter to City...
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Mayor requests public’s help developing Richmond’s ‘elevator speech’

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt says he can effectively describe Richmond in just 150 words -- enough time to describe it on a ride in an elevator. On Wednesday, the mayor shared his "elevator speech" about...
Mayor: Richmond rents fall by about 10-percent in recent months

Mayor: Richmond rents fall by about 10-percent in recent months

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt According to Richmond Rent Data from Rent Jungle, Richmond rental rates have actually dropped by about 10-percent over the last few months as Rent Control is going into effect, calling...
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Catholic Charities ‘disavows’ anti-police comments made at Richmond forum

Catholic Charities of the East Bay released a statement Wednesday opposing controversial comments made during the Love and Rage Series community forum last week. The forum, which was held last week at Catholic Charities' West...
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Organizers defend Richmond forum that featured anti-police remarks

Organizers of a community forum held at the Catholic Charities of the East Bay last week are defending criticism over anti-police remarks made by a panelist who advised residents to avoid calling police or...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...