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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge closed due to falling chunks of concrete

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge closed due to falling chunks of concrete

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UPDATE: As of 9 p.m., the bridge has reopened in both directions. Both directions of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge were closed Thursday morning after large pieces of concrete reportedly fell from the upper span to...
RPD gets neighbor's help with roaming horses

RPD gets neighbor’s help with roaming horses

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In terms of banding together to solve problems, the Richmond community doesn't horse around. On Wednesday morning, Richmond police officers responded to a call about two horses roaming the area of Sheldon Elementary School, located...
VIDEO: Crash blocks Harbour Way off-ramp for 45 minutes

VIDEO: Crash blocks Harbour Way off-ramp for 45 minutes

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The off-ramp at Harbour Way on Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond was closed for 45 minutes yesterday while crews removed this crashed truck from the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol, which shared...

Richmond BART tile replacement project to impact service

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During three consecutive weekends starting Feb. 16, portions of the platform at the Richmond BART Station will be closed for a tiles replacement project. The construction will impact train service, leading to single-tracking, the...

Transforming lives, one bike at a time

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By Mike Aldax, Mike Kinney and Rafael Lima On MLK Jr. Day in Richmond, 15-year-old Dynel Bailey set out on a search for local underserved kids who lacked a bicycle. His goal? Bring them over to...

Lake Elementary hosts 3rd Annual African-American Read-In

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Lake Elementary hosted its African-American Read-In on Tuesday, where community members went to the school in San Pablo to act as guest readers as part of a yearly Black History Month event, according to...

Public invited to discuss 2nd phase of Central Ave project

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Community members are encouraged to attend a discussion Thursday on the second phase of the Central Avenue at Interstate 80 Local Road Improvement Project, which aims to reduce traffic backups on the corridor. The meeting...

Charitable effort leads to repairs at Tara Hills baseball fields

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Four baseball fields at the Tara Hills Complex are undergoing repairs thanks to the charitable efforts of the nonprofit More Than A Game (MTAG) and partner companies. About 30 volunteers are working on the project...

Richmond raises Pan-African flag for Black History Month

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Richmond celebrated its inaugural raising of the Pan-African RBG Flag on the main flagpole at City Hall today. The flag raising followed a proclamation recognizing Black History Month at the Richmond City Council on Tuesday. The...
El Cerrito High's Jame Morehouse Project celebrates 20th anniversary

El Cerrito High’s wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary

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The James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High, a wellness center providing on-campus access to medical and dental services, counseling, and youth development services, enjoyed a 20th anniversary celebration on Thursday. "During the celebration, ECHS...

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Richmond police investigate homicide on Pullman Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Pullman Avenue

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Richmond police detectives are investigating a homicide after three people were shot, one fatally, in the 3100 block of Pullman Avenue on Saturday, May...

ROP grads prep for bright futures in fuels and petrochemicals industries

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By Mike Aldax Rumil Mitchell signed up for the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) because he wanted a change in his life and career trajectory. Eighteen...
Richmond's e-bikeshare program launches membership pricing, eyes new hubs

Richmond e-bikeshare program unveils membership pricing, eyes new hubs

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Richmond is rolling out a new membership pricing model for its recently relaunched electric bikeshare service and is also surveying residents on possible locations...