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Richmond Art Center to host Drag Queen Story Hour for families

Richmond Art Center to host Drag Queen Story Hour for families

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By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Art Center (RAC) is celebrating Pride month by hosting a free online “Drag Queen Story Hour with PerSia” on Saturday, June 12 from 10-11 a.m. In an event geared toward...

Richmond composer hits high note with San Francisco Mime Troupe

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By Kathy Chateau When the Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe kicks off its 62nd season with “Tales of the Resistance, Volume 2: Persistence” Sunday, July 4, Richmond’s own Daniel Savio will have added...
Red Oak Victory to host ‘BYOB’ Father’s Day event

Red Oak Victory to host ‘BYOB’ Father’s Day event

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By Kathy Chouteau The S.S. Red Oak Victory ship, a restored World War II Victory ship berthed on Richmond’s waterfront, is hosting a Father’s Day event Sunday, June 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Richmond rapper, comedian to host block party on Macdonald Ave.

Richmond rapper, comedian to hold block party on Macdonald Ave.

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Richmond rapper and comedian Ricky Antonio is inviting the community to "the biggest birthday party ever" -- a block party on Macdonald Avenue this Saturday, May 29. "Ricky Antonio Rich City Day" is a free...
Kaleidoscope Coffee set to open renovated backyard next month

Internationally known artist’s exhibit returns to Kaleidoscope Coffee

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Art lovers will have a second opportunity to view an exhibit that was abruptly removed due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in March of last year. Arts of Point Richmond has announced today that the exhibit...
‘Cruise the Main’ a call for unity, peace in Richmond

‘Cruise the Main’ a call for unity, peace in Richmond

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By Mike Kinney The lowrider community and other truck, car and motorcycle clubs cruised 23rd Street in Richmond on Sunday in order to celebrate family and promote a safer community. Families lined 23rd Street in...
Richmond's East Brother Beer expands into Texas

Richmond’s East Brother Beer expands into Texas

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By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s East Brother Beer Company has announced that it has expanded its distribution to Texas. The brewery’s lineup of core classics, coupled with its small batch seasonal releases, are now available in restaurants,...
Art in Windows exhibitions featured at two downtown locations

Art in Windows exhibitions featured at two downtown locations

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If you haven't viewed the Art in Windows exhibition in Richmond yet, you're missing out. But you have time. The exhibition featuring eight local artists at two city locations will remain on public display through...
First-ever wine bar coming to The Point?

First-ever wine bar coming to The Point?

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By Kathy Chouteau Point Richmond may be getting its first-ever wine bar. On Thurs., May 6, the City of Richmond’s Planning Commission is set to review an application from Marlina Miller—identified in an Agenda Report...
Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

Antique John Deere engine powers free ‘Ice Cream Social’

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By Kathy Chouteau How do some free ice cream and a little socialization sound after hibernating for more than a year? Emmett Zediker of Emmett’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream is planning this sweet treat for...

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12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

12 speeding citations in less than two hours on 23rd Street

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A Richmond Police Department traffic enforcement operation on 23rd Street on Wednesday, April 17, yielded 12 speeding citations in less than two hours. The operations...
Richmond residents encouraged to participate in revamp of high school campuses

Two-story classroom buildings planned for high school campuses

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Richmond City Manager Sasha Curl encourages community members to participate in the ongoing effort to redesign the Kennedy High School and Richmond High School...
PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKLY OVERVIEW: APRIL 8 – 14, 2024 Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift. 4/8 – EMBEZZLE LEASED/RENTED VEHICLE-RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3579 4/10 – TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATION Officers conducted a traffic enforcement operation along the 23rd St corridor to address various issues such as speeding and pedestrian safety. The operation yielded 24 citations: 19 for speed, 2 for unsafe lane changes, 1 red light, 1 not yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk, and 1 not yielding to an ambulance 4/10 – GRAND THEFT Officers responded to Stenmark Dr for a report of wire theft. Witnesses saw two subjects cutting wires and attempted to contact the subjects, but fled on foot. With the use of a drone (UAS), Officers located the two suspects near Point Molate Beach. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A search of the suspects revealed several Sawzall blades and a small amount of narcotics. Both suspects were booked into RPD jail. #3611 4/11 - MISC INFORMATION Officers responded to the 700 block of Amador St for a report of an unknown issue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject laying on the grass, unconscious and not breathing. Officers began life saving measures and administered Narcan, AMR arrived on scene and took over life saving measures. The subject regained consciousness a few moments later and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. #3663 4/12 – ARMED ROBBERY Officers responded to the area of S. 23rd St & Ohio Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was driving when two suspect vehicles blocked the victim’s roadway and two suspects ordered the victim to exit his vehicle while brandishing firearms. The suspects removed cash from the victim’s pockets and fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. 4/14 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3707 4/14 – FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/ EVADE POLICE Officers on patrol saw a vehicle driven by a suspect who had outstanding warrants and was believed to be armed. Officers attempted to conduct an enforcement stop but the suspect failed to yield. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Highway 4 and Pine St in Martinez where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled after colliding with another vehicle. All occupants attempted to flee on foot after the collision but were quickly taken into custody. During the pursuit, officers saw what appeared to be a firearm being discarded from the suspect vehicle, officers searched the area and located the discarded firearm with the assistance of a police K-9. #3731

Richmond police use drone to bust suspected wire thieves

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Note that activity shared in these segments...