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Community Views

Local HS senior's message to fellow grads: 'What is your why?'

Local HS senior’s message to future grads: ‘What is your why?’

Erick Cruz, a senior at Making Waves Academy and journalism student, penned an article that sends a wise message to fellow local high school seniors who are in the process of deciding on colleges...
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...
Your complete guide to events in Richmond in December

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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An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

By Mike Kinney Data isn't required to convince Richmond residents that illegal fireworks use ran rampant on July 4. They lit up the night sky...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...